Jones County, North Carolina Population 2020

Jones County, North Carolina's estimated population is 9,707 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, North Carolina is the 97th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20209,707350.36%
20199,672350.36%
20189,637350.36%
20179,6020.00%
20169,602-183-1.87%
20159,785-66-0.67%
20149,851-154-1.54%
201310,005-64-0.64%
201210,069100.10%
201110,059-84-0.83%
201010,1437297.74%
19909,414-291-3.00%
19809,705-74-0.76%
19709,779-1,226-11.14%
196011,00510.01%
195011,004780.71%
194010,9264984.78%
193010,4285165.21%
19209,9121,19113.66%
19108,7214956.02%
19008,22682311.12%
18907,403-88-1.17%
18807,4912,48949.76%
18705,002-728-12.71%
18605,73069213.74%
18505,038931.88%
18404,945-663-11.82%
18305,6083927.52%
18205,2162484.99%
18104,96862914.50%
18004,339-483-10.02%
17904,8220.00%

Jones County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,36365.63%
Black or African American3,02831.23%
Two or More Races1421.46%
Some Other Race1011.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.43%
Asian190.20%

Jones County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Jones County, North Carolina Median Age

47.2


Total

42.4


Male

49.6


Female

Jones County, North Carolina Adults

There are 7,852 adults, (2,053 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, North Carolina.

Jones County, North Carolina Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

4,867

50.20%

Male

4,828

49.80%

Jones County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Jones County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female66%34%
Male44.8%55.2%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1372.3172.8
Married1,9142.8282.9
Non Family1,3961.1566.6
Female5882.8766
Male2393.7244.8

2.84

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jones County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3705.09%
9th to 12th Grade96713.30%
High School Graduate2,21330.44%
Some College2,24430.86%
Associates Degree5277.25%
Bachelors Degree6639.12%
Graduate Degree2873.95%

Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5823,882729
Black2,3571,825178
Hispanic2561618
Other Race101998
Multiple Races463827
Native American3331
Asian19198

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 58.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,307$34,085$25,863
Less Than High School$15,833$16,250$15,179
High School Grad$25,694$32,130$19,713
Some College$30,625$37,762$26,633
Bachelors Degree$42,262$37,132$45,357
Graduate Degree$52,750$$53,500

$30,307

Average Earnings

$34,085

Average Male

$25,863

Average Female

Jones County, North Carolina Language

Jones County, North Carolina Language by Age

Jones County, North Carolina Language

94.88% of Jones County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0201,10518.36%
Black3,0091,08135.93%
Hispanic44525857.98%
Multiple1427150.00%
Native421126.19%
Other10121.98%

26.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.31%

Male Poverty Rate

26.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 57.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, North Carolina is Other, with 1.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.26%
High School20.14%
Some College17.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.88%
Male Unemployed48.83%
Female Employed14.78%
Male Employed14.50%

Jones County, North Carolina Income

Jones County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,892$49,842
Families$50,637$61,525
Married Families$64,667-
Non Families$16,717$24,846

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Jones County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans

867

Number of Veterans

811

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam292
First Gulf War228
Second Gulf War181
Korea55
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54227
55 to 64193
75+183
65 to 74147
18 to 34117
Name Veterans % of Total
White59911.73%
Black26810.69%
Hispanic278.97%

$Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jones 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

73.95%

Born in North Carolina

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.11% of Jones County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 73.95% having been born in North Carolina. 2.65% 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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