Jones County, North Carolina Population 2022

Jones County, North Carolina's estimated population is 8,837 with a growth rate of -2.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, North Carolina is the 98th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 10,143 and has seen a growth of -12.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17904,8220.00%
18004,339-483-10.02%
18104,96862914.50%
18205,2162484.99%
18305,6083927.52%
18404,945-663-11.82%
18505,038931.88%
18605,73069213.74%
18705,002-728-12.71%
18807,4912,48949.76%
18907,403-88-1.17%
19008,22682311.12%
19108,7214956.02%
19209,9121,19113.66%
193010,4285165.21%
194010,9264984.78%
195011,004780.71%
196011,00510.01%
19709,779-1,226-11.14%
19809,705-74-0.76%
19909,414-291-3.00%
201010,1437297.74%
201110,060-83-0.82%
201210,071110.11%
201310,007-64-0.64%
20149,851-156-1.56%
20159,777-74-0.75%
20169,588-189-1.93%
20179,573-15-0.16%
20189,613400.42%
20199,419-194-2.02%
20209,225-194-2.06%
20219,031-194-2.10%
20228,837-194-2.15%
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Jones County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,07964.31%
Black or African American2,79029.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.94%
Asian350.37%
Some Other Race1431.51%
Two or More Races3173.35%
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Jones County, North Carolina Population by Race

Jones County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Jones County, North Carolina Median Age

48.1


Total

44.7


Male

50.7


Female

Jones County, North Carolina Adults

There are 7,690 adults, (2,204 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, North Carolina.

Jones County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

4,782

50.59%

Male

4,671

49.41%

Jones County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Jones County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All74.2%25.8%
Male71.2%28.8%
Female64.1%35.9%
Non Family61.5%38.5%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0692.2974.2
Married1,7762.7488.6
Male2083.9171.2
Female6373.1164.1
Non Family1,4481.1461.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Jones County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3755.24%
9th to 12th Grade89412.49%
High School Graduate2,55735.72%
Some College1,71423.94%
Associates Degree6028.41%
Bachelors Degree77510.83%
Graduate Degree2423.38%
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Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian101010
Hispanic26717045
White4,5323,754714
2+ Races785111
Other Race1007912
Black2,2711,877237
Native American7171

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,578$38,337$27,569
Less Than 9th Grade$20,086$19,125$20,417
High School Graduate$29,551$37,209$21,269
Some College$33,949$42,000$30,583
Bachelors Degree$45,227$46,856$36,534
Graduate Degree$55,417$53,365$63,702

$32,578

Average Earnings

$38,337

Average Male

$27,569

Average Female

Jones County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Jones County, North Carolina Language

95.82% of Jones County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Jones County, North Carolina Language

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple31410031.85%
Black2,76987431.56%
Native892730.34%
White5,8481,06018.13%
Other3NaN%
Hispanic48014029.17%

23.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.36%

Male Poverty Rate

21.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 31.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.51%.

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.21%
High School21.73%
Some College19.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.02%
Male Unemployed44.87%
Female Employed13.26%
Female Unemployed38.59%

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

Jones County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,324$51,211
Families$55,256$64,262
Married Families$71,318-
Non Families$17,328$26,344
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Income by Household Type

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Jones 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.

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status

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820

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War214
Vietnam377
Korea65
World War II

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 54208
55 to 64178
65 to 74230
75+165

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White57211.46%
Black24110.18%
Native American79.86%
Hispanic299.35%

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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10.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Jones County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Jones 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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73.60%

Born in Jones County, North Carolina

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Jones County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 73.60% having been born in North Carolina. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jones 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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