Martin County, North Carolina Population 2021

Martin County, North Carolina's estimated population is 22,000 with a growth rate of -0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Martin County, North Carolina is the 79th largest county inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 24,506 and has seen a growth of -10.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,000-220-0.99%
202022,220-220-0.98%
201922,440-220-0.97%
201822,660-103-0.45%
201722,763-359-1.55%
201623,122-140-0.60%
201523,262-173-0.74%
201423,435-202-0.85%
201323,637-208-0.87%
201223,845-341-1.41%
201124,186-320-1.31%
201024,506-572-2.28%
199025,078-870-3.35%
198025,9481,2184.93%
197024,730-2,409-8.88%
196027,139-799-2.86%
195027,9381,8277.00%
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%
17906,0800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.99% (-220)
County Website
Founded
1774
County Seat
2010 Population
24,506
Growth Since 2010
-10.23% (-2,506)
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Martin County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,46054.53%
Black or African American9,62542.12%
Two or More Races2571.12%
Some Other Race2371.04%
Asian1390.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander770.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.24%
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Martin County, North Carolina Population by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Martin County, North Carolina Median Age

46.3


Total

44.1


Male

47.5


Female

Martin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 18,161 adults, (5,097 of whom are seniors) in Martin County, North Carolina.

Martin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Martin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,072

52.83%

Male

10,777

47.17%

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
Male50.5%49.5%
Female52%48%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
All68%32%
Married82.2%17.8%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Martin County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3782.4268
Married3,7582.9782.2
Non Family3,1831.1863.8
Female1,6603.3752
Male7772.8250.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.42

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 Grade9635.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,78210.80%
High School Graduate5,59033.89%
Some College3,68722.35%
Associates Degree1,76810.72%
Bachelors Degree1,76110.68%
Graduate Degree9445.72%
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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
White9,0228,0751,821
Black6,8795,190753
Hispanic43135334
Other Race11080
2+ Races805527
Asian787870
Islander7777
Native American3719

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 89.74%.

Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,375$31,652$25,632
Less Than 9th Grade$21,265$28,365$17,690
High School Graduate$24,341$26,464$18,833
Some College$30,170$39,911$23,587
Bachelors Degree$43,707$47,047$40,080
Graduate Degree$48,281$$47,176

$28,375

Average Earnings

$31,652

Average Male

$25,632

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

95.59% of Martin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.56% 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
Black9,5222,25623.69%
White11,7481,77515.11%
Hispanic91138342.04%
Other2375623.63%
Multiple2575320.62%
Native541833.33%
Asian13975.04%

19.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.39%

Male Poverty Rate

20.96%

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 42.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Asian, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.01%.

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.40%
High School17.04%
Some College14.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.74%

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.25%
Male Unemployed22.99%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed6.49%

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$40,090$55,603
Families$47,227$65,441
Married Families$58,846-
Non Families$22,828$34,498
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Income by Household Type

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

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 Over 65, 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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1,384

Number of Veterans

1,186

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam558
First Gulf War222
Second Gulf War193
Korea122
World War II38

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74437
75+366
35 to 54301
55 to 64208
18 to 3472

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8978.93%
Black4876.36%
Hispanic377.23%

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

12%

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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81.00%

Born in Martin County, North Carolina

97.91%

Native Born

2.09%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.91% of Martin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 81.00% having been born in North Carolina. 1.38% 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

  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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