Martin County, North Carolina Population 2024

21,040

Martin County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 21,040 with a growth rate of -1.1% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Martin County, North Carolina is the 78th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 24,505 and has seen a growth of -14.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,870-234-1.16%
202820,104-234-1.15%
202720,338-234-1.14%
202620,572-234-1.12%
202520,806-234-1.11%
202421,040-234-1.1%
202321,274-234-1.09%
202221,508-234-1.08%
202121,742-211-0.96%
202021,953-498-2.22%
201922,451-245-1.08%
201822,696-77-0.34%
201722,773-348-1.51%
201623,121-146-0.63%
201523,267-174-0.74%
201423,441-202-0.85%
201323,643-208-0.87%
201223,851-335-1.39%
201124,186-319-1.3%
201024,505
199025,078-870-3.35%
198025,9481,2184.93%
197024,730-2,409-8.88%
196027,139-799-2.86%
195027,9381,8277%
194026,1112,71111.59%
193023,4002,57212.35%
192020,8283,03117.03%
191017,7972,41415.69%
190015,3831621.06%
189015,2212,08115.84%
188013,1403,49336.21%
18709,647-548-5.38%
186010,1951,88822.73%
18508,3076708.77%
18407,637-902-10.56%
18308,5392,21935.11%
18206,3203335.56%
18105,9873586.36%
18005,629-451-7.42%
17906,080-13,790-69.4%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.1% (-234)
County Website
Martin County
County Seat
2010 Population
24,505
Area
461 mi²
Density
46 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.14% (-3,465)
Founded
1774

Martin County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,50352.31%
Black or African American9,17141.7%
Two or more races9254.21%
Other race2291.04%
Asian1250.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander210.1%
Native American180.08%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Martin County, North Carolina Population by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Martin County, North Carolina Median Age

46.7

Total

45.9

Male

46.9

Female

Martin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 17,532 adults, (5,351 of whom are seniors) in Martin County, North Carolina.

Martin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Martin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female11,82053.75%
Male10,17246.25%

Martin County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,3322.3466.633.4
Married3,6162.9880.919.1
Non Family3,4441.1263.536.5
Female1,4633.4944.455.6
Male8092.655.444.6
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Martin 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

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

Martin 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 asian people with a rate of 98.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.04%.

Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,203

Average Earnings

$39,644

Average Male

$31,098

Average Female

Martin County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Martin County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Martin County, North Carolina Language

95.18% of Martin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Martin County, North Carolina Language

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,9232,69730.23%
White11,1301,13010.15%
Hispanic92452656.93%
Multiple92549553.51%
Other1943920.1%
Native1818100%
Asian12575.6%
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20.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.81%

Male Poverty Rate

22.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martin County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Asian, with 5.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.65%.

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.63%
High School23.01%
Some College15.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%
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Martin County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.24%
Female Employed13.03%
Male Employed8.73%
Male Unemployed5.95%
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Martin County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Martin County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Martin 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.

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,252

Number of Veterans

1,174

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

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Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Martin County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Martin 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

79.92%

Born in Martin County, North Carolina

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Martin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 79.92% having been born in North Carolina. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Martin County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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