Iredell County, North Carolina Population 2022

Iredell County, North Carolina's estimated population is 192,228 with a growth rate of 1.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iredell County, North Carolina is the 15th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 159,778 and has seen a growth of 20.31% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,4350.00%
18008,8563,42162.94%
181010,9722,11623.89%
182013,0712,09919.13%
183014,9181,84714.13%
184015,6857675.14%
185014,719-966-6.16%
186015,3476284.27%
187016,9311,58410.32%
188022,6755,74433.93%
189025,4622,78712.29%
190029,0643,60214.15%
191034,3155,25118.07%
192037,9563,64110.61%
193046,6938,73723.02%
194050,4243,7317.99%
195056,3035,87911.66%
196062,5266,22311.05%
197072,1979,67115.47%
198082,53810,34114.32%
199092,93110,39312.59%
2010159,77866,84771.93%
2011161,0371,2590.79%
2012162,6701,6331.01%
2013164,5821,9121.18%
2014166,4981,9161.16%
2015169,4532,9551.77%
2016172,4663,0131.78%
2017175,6343,1681.84%
2018178,3322,6981.54%
2019181,8063,4741.95%
2020185,2803,4741.91%
2021188,7543,4741.88%
2022192,2283,4741.84%
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Iredell County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White143,14780.04%
Black or African American21,60512.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native5500.31%
Asian4,3652.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1350.08%
Some Other Race3,7842.12%
Two or More Races5,2672.94%
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Iredell County, North Carolina Population by Race

Iredell County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Iredell County, North Carolina Median Age

40.8


Total

39.6


Male

42.2


Female

Iredell County, North Carolina Adults

There are 137,800 adults, (28,396 of whom are seniors) in Iredell County, North Carolina.

Iredell County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Iredell County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

90,674

50.70%

Male

88,179

49.30%

Iredell County, North Carolina Population by Age

Iredell County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Iredell County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male56%44%
Female55%45%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iredell County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,3742.671.9
Married37,5633.184
Male3,5323.0256
Female8,7313.1855
Non Family18,5481.2258.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Iredell County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9953.23%
9th to 12th Grade7,9506.44%
High School Graduate34,04327.56%
Some College27,79222.50%
Associates Degree13,05110.57%
Bachelors Degree25,57420.70%
Graduate Degree11,1249.01%
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Iredell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iredell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander565640
Asian3,1222,8601,698
2+ Races2,1602,024793
White97,48490,37130,804
Hispanic7,4384,9781,370
Black13,88311,9992,386
Other Race2,1671,230270
Native American41235635

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.43%.

Iredell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,019$50,305$31,048
Less Than 9th Grade$28,888$31,755$23,433
High School Graduate$32,703$40,859$23,653
Some College$36,186$43,915$27,965
Bachelors Degree$54,166$79,478$41,370
Graduate Degree$69,590$89,814$51,512

$40,019

Average Earnings

$50,305

Average Male

$31,048

Average Female

Iredell County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iredell County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Iredell County, North Carolina Language

90.83% of Iredell County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 9.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.90% of the population.

Iredell County, North Carolina Language

Iredell County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native53913725.42%
Black21,3274,26720.01%
Hispanic13,6582,63919.32%
Multiple5,18367112.95%
White134,0469,7457.27%
Asian4,3651302.98%
Other636NaN%

9.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.60%

Male Poverty Rate

10.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iredell County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iredell County, North Carolina is Native, with 25.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iredell County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.48%.

Iredell County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.22%
High School10.58%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Iredell County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.30%
Male Unemployed14.01%
Female Employed5.65%
Female Unemployed34.27%

Iredell County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iredell County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,551$89,307
Families$73,346$102,334
Married Families$88,895$118,278
Non Families$34,616$50,205
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Income by Household Type

Iredell County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Iredell County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Iredell County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Iredell County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Iredell County, North Carolina Marital Status

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9,174

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,483
First Gulf War1,785
Vietnam3,900
Korea641
World War II169

Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34577
35 to 542,024
55 to 641,675
65 to 742,785
75+2,113

Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,1697.27%
Black7904.97%
Native American92.13%
Asian240.71%
Other Race852.90%
2+ Races973.66%
Hispanic1932.15%

Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Iredell County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Iredell County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Iredell County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.41%

Born in Iredell County, North Carolina

93.51%

Native Born

6.49%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

2.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.51% of Iredell County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 52.41% having been born in North Carolina. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Iredell County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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