Iredell County, North Carolina Population 2020

Iredell County, North Carolina's estimated population is 184,049 with a growth rate of 1.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iredell County, North Carolina is the 14th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020184,0492,8071.55%
2019181,2422,8071.57%
2018178,4352,8071.60%
2017175,6283,0761.78%
2016172,5523,0551.80%
2015169,4972,9831.79%
2014166,5141,9321.17%
2013164,5821,9181.18%
2012162,6641,6461.02%
2011161,0181,2500.78%
2010159,76866,83771.92%
199092,93110,39312.59%
198082,53810,34114.32%
197072,1979,67115.47%
196062,5266,22311.05%
195056,3035,87911.66%
194050,4243,7317.99%
193046,6938,73723.02%
192037,9563,64110.61%
191034,3155,25118.07%
190029,0643,60214.15%
189025,4622,78712.29%
188022,6755,74433.93%
187016,9311,58410.32%
186015,3476284.27%
185014,719-966-6.16%
184015,6857675.14%
183014,9181,84714.13%
182013,0712,09919.13%
181010,9722,11623.89%
18008,8563,42162.94%
17905,4350.00%

Iredell County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White140,77481.60%
Black or African American21,22912.30%
Asian4,0462.35%
Two or More Races3,3521.94%
Some Other Race2,4971.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native5040.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1230.07%

Iredell County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Iredell County, North Carolina Median Age

40.4


Total

39.5


Male

41.2


Female

Iredell County, North Carolina Adults

There are 132,085 adults, (26,249 of whom are seniors) in Iredell County, North Carolina.

Iredell County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Iredell County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

87,589

50.77%

Male

84,936

49.23%

Iredell County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Iredell County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Male55.6%44.4%
Female48.4%51.6%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All65,2462.6271.9
Married35,7323.1484.9
Non Family18,3331.2359.6
Female7,8453.2748.4
Male3,3363.2755.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iredell County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8484.11%
9th to 12th Grade8,1676.92%
High School Graduate33,12028.06%
Some College27,00722.88%
Associates Degree12,41610.52%
Bachelors Degree22,55919.11%
Graduate Degree9,9148.40%

Iredell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White93,99086,00927,630
Black13,40311,3021,861
Hispanic6,7514,1931,010
Asian2,8132,6111,616
Other Race1,284652146
Multiple Races1,2601,162348
Native American31122937
Islander545437

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 68.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,890$47,066$30,098
Less Than High School$27,090$31,782$17,728
High School Grad$30,464$36,189$22,659
Some College$35,678$45,277$27,544
Bachelors Degree$53,016$69,626$40,642
Graduate Degree$66,033$92,977$50,139

$37,890

Average Earnings

$47,066

Average Male

$30,098

Average Female

Iredell County, North Carolina Language

Iredell County, North Carolina Language by Age

Iredell County, North Carolina Language

90.66% of Iredell County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 9.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Iredell County, North Carolina Poverty

Iredell County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White130,35911,2028.59%
Black21,0165,02923.93%
Hispanic12,6453,18825.21%
Other2,48588135.45%
Multiple3,25253716.51%
Asian4,0464049.99%
Native48491.86%

11.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

13.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iredell County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iredell County, North Carolina is Other, with 35.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iredell County, North Carolina is Native, with 1.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.90%
High School10.83%
Some College8.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.32%
Male Unemployed17.84%
Female Employed7.42%
Male Employed4.88%

Iredell County, North Carolina Income

Iredell County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,198$82,420
Families$70,021$95,299
Married Families$82,261$109,792
Non Families$33,279$46,041

Iredell County, North Carolina Marital Status

Iredell County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Iredell County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Iredell County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans

9,550

Number of Veterans

8,613

Male Veterans

937

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,550
First Gulf War1,787
Second Gulf War1,331
Korea793
World War II233
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,741
35 to 542,311
75+1,981
55 to 641,835
18 to 34682
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,3417.59%
Black9205.94%
Hispanic2432.97%
2 or More18012.06%
Indian4812.77%
Asian371.20%
Other130.80%
Hawaiian1122.92%

$Iredell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iredell County, North Carolina Employment Status

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Iredell County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.91%

Born in North Carolina

93.67%

Native Born

6.33%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.67% of Iredell County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 53.91% having been born in North Carolina. 4.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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