Martin County, North Carolina Population 2020

Martin County, North Carolina's estimated population is 22,461 with a growth rate of -0.47% 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.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202022,461-105-0.47%
201922,566-105-0.46%
201822,671-105-0.46%
201722,776-346-1.50%
201623,122-140-0.60%
201523,262-175-0.75%
201423,437-200-0.85%
201323,637-204-0.86%
201223,841-338-1.40%
201124,179-322-1.31%
201024,501-577-2.30%
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%

Martin County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,56154.49%
Black or African American9,68141.99%
Two or More Races2611.13%
Some Other Race2140.93%
Asian1420.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native1110.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander840.36%

Martin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Martin County, North Carolina Median Age

46.1


Total

43.6


Male

47.2


Female

Martin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 18,279 adults, (5,030 of whom are seniors) in Martin County, North Carolina.

Martin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Martin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

12,249

53.13%

Male

10,805

46.87%

Martin County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Martin County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family68%32%
Male52.3%47.7%
Female51.5%48.5%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4712.4269.7
Married4,2402.8980.1
Non Family3,1051.1768
Female1,5083.4151.5
Male6183.0552.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Martin County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9705.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,79710.85%
High School Graduate5,71234.48%
Some College3,72522.48%
Associates Degree1,5769.51%
Bachelors Degree1,72410.41%
Graduate Degree1,0646.42%

Martin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0868,0471,920
Black6,8485,243738
Hispanic42632524
Other Race10983
Islander8484
Native American807011
Asian767670
Multiple Races674925

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 92.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,203$31,521$25,564
Less Than High School$20,528$26,863$17,527
High School Grad$23,475$25,336$18,385
Some College$29,608$39,031$24,235
Bachelors Degree$42,828$44,429$40,484
Graduate Degree$52,597$53,207$49,803

$28,203

Average Earnings

$31,521

Average Male

$25,564

Average Female

Martin County, North Carolina Language

Martin County, North Carolina Language by Age

Martin County, North Carolina Language

96.04% of Martin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.13% of the population.

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty

Martin County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6122,09321.77%
White11,8821,69014.22%
Hispanic89532836.65%
Multiple2617327.97%
Other2146530.37%
Native111109.01%
Asian14253.52%

18.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.29%

Male Poverty Rate

19.97%

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 36.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martin County, North Carolina is Asian, with 3.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.76%
High School15.83%
Some College14.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.01%
Male Unemployed29.08%
Female Employed9.71%
Male Employed5.51%

Martin County, North Carolina Income

Martin County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,205$55,387
Families$47,694$65,616
Married Families$60,665-
Non Families$21,330$32,608

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Martin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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

Martin County, North Carolina Veterans

1,328

Number of Veterans

1,091

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
Second Gulf War187
First Gulf War177
Korea116
World War II49
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74404
75+325
35 to 54313
55 to 64193
18 to 3493
Name Veterans % of Total
White8588.47%
Black4706.13%
Hispanic336.56%

$Martin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Martin County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.49%

Born in North Carolina

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.08% of Martin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 80.49% 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.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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