Jones County, North Carolina Population 2024

9,265

Jones County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 9,265 with a growth rate of 0.17% 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. The 2010 population was 10,139 and has seen a growth of -8.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,345160.17%
20289,329160.17%
20279,313160.17%
20269,297160.17%
20259,281160.17%
20249,265160.17%
20239,249160.17%
20229,233160.17%
20219,217700.77%
20209,147-192-2.06%
20199,339-218-2.28%
20189,55770.07%
20179,550-21-0.22%
20169,571-199-2.04%
20159,770-71-0.72%
20149,841-155-1.55%
20139,996-69-0.69%
201210,06590.09%
201110,056-83-0.82%
201010,139
19909,414-291-3%
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%
18104,96862914.5%
18004,339-483-10.02%
17904,822-4,523-48.4%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.17% (16)
County Website
Jones County
County Seat
2010 Population
10,139
Area
471 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.62% (-874)
Founded
1779

Jones County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,76462.23%
Black or African American2,56727.71%
Two or more races7047.6%
Asian951.03%
Other race680.73%
Native American650.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jones County, North Carolina Population by Race

Jones County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Jones County, North Carolina Median Age

47.9

Total

45.2

Male

51.3

Female

Jones County, North Carolina Adults

There are 7,550 adults, (2,149 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, North Carolina.

Jones County, North Carolina Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female4,62749.95%
Male4,63650.05%

Jones County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8152.397624
Married1,7592.9384.415.6
Non Family1,3631.1364.335.7
Female5313.6475.724.3
Male1623.0382.717.3
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3

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jones County, North Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.95%.

Jones County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,894

Average Earnings

$42,292

Average Male

$33,100

Average Female

Jones County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jones County, North Carolina Language

94.21% of Jones County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

Jones County, North Carolina Language

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,66486415.25%
Black2,54369627.37%
Multiple698537.59%
Hispanic528326.06%
Asian9544.21%
Other6822.94%
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17.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.49%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, North Carolina is Black, with 27.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, North Carolina is Other, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.04%.

Jones County, North Carolina Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.54%
High School19.96%
Some College17.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%
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Jones County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.97%
Male Employed10.62%
Female Employed9.72%
Female Unemployed9.09%
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Jones County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jones County, North Carolina Marriage

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

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jones County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

857

Number of Veterans

803

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

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Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jones County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jones County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.73%

Born in Jones County, North Carolina

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.43% of Jones County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.73% having been born in North Carolina. 1.53% 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

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