Martin County, North Carolina Population 2022

Martin County, North Carolina's estimated population is 21,780 with a growth rate of -1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Martin County, North Carolina is the 79th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 24,506 and has seen a growth of -11.12% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17906,0800.00%
18005,629-451-7.42%
18105,9873586.36%
18206,3203335.56%
18308,5392,21935.11%
18407,637-902-10.56%
18508,3076708.77%
186010,1951,88822.73%
18709,647-548-5.38%
188013,1403,49336.21%
189015,2212,08115.84%
190015,3831621.06%
191017,7972,41415.69%
192020,8283,03117.03%
193023,4002,57212.35%
194026,1112,71111.59%
195027,9381,8277.00%
196027,139-799-2.86%
197024,730-2,409-8.88%
198025,9481,2184.93%
199025,078-870-3.35%
201024,506-572-2.28%
201124,186-320-1.31%
201223,845-341-1.41%
201323,637-208-0.87%
201423,435-202-0.85%
201523,262-173-0.74%
201623,122-140-0.60%
201722,763-359-1.55%
201822,660-103-0.45%
201922,440-220-0.97%
202022,220-220-0.98%
202122,000-220-0.99%
202221,780-220-1.00%
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Martin County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,13253.58%
Black or African American9,52342.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.30%
Asian1450.64%
Some Other Race720.32%
Two or More Races7053.11%
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Martin County, North Carolina Population by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Martin County, North Carolina Median Age

46.4


Total

45.1


Male

47.2


Female

Martin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 18,022 adults, (5,203 of whom are seniors) in Martin County, North Carolina.

Martin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Martin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,105

53.46%

Male

10,539

46.54%

Martin County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Martin County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female48.4%51.6%
Male45.6%54.4%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Martin County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6222.3466.2
Married3,8212.9679.2
Male7122.6645.6
Female1,6663.2748.4
Non Family3,4231.1364.7

2.88

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Martin County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0356.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,71810.46%
High School Graduate5,72634.87%
Some College3,54221.57%
Associates Degree1,91811.68%
Bachelors Degree1,5569.48%
Graduate Degree9265.64%
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Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian919191
2+ Races29527354
White8,9407,7121,572
Black6,8195,395765
Hispanic4493856
Other Race3937
Native American4620

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,099$31,837$26,664
Less Than 9th Grade$27,326$22,007$30,517
High School Graduate$25,292$28,161$16,192
Some College$31,882$39,017$25,483
Bachelors Degree$41,298$48,056$37,813
Graduate Degree$46,591$$45,455

$29,099

Average Earnings

$31,837

Average Male

$26,664

Average Female

Martin County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Martin County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Martin County, North Carolina Language

94.61% of Martin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.49% 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
Hispanic94268672.82%
Multiple70547066.67%
Native672638.81%
Black9,3112,15323.12%
White11,5901,66314.35%
Asian14596.21%
OtherNaN%

20.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

22.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martin County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 72.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.21%.

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.74%
High School20.04%
Some College14.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.26%
Male Unemployed26.61%
Female Employed13.51%
Female Unemployed32.02%

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

Martin County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,909$55,238
Families$50,769$65,907
Married Families$63,050-
Non Families$26,051$33,645
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Income by Household Type

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

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1,463

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War204
First Gulf War444
Vietnam639
Korea87
World War II24

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3484
35 to 54274
55 to 64389
65 to 74435
75+281

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9669.74%
Black4696.19%
2+ Races288.33%
Hispanic367.00%

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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11.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Martin County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Martin 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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80.60%

Born in Martin County, North Carolina

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.25% of Martin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 80.60% having been born in North Carolina. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Martin 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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