Mecklenburg County, North Carolina's estimated population is 1,160,170 with a growth rate of 1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is the 3rd largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 923,242 and has seen a growth of 25.66% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.77%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.24%.
79.89% of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 20.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.34% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is Native, with 23.49% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecklenburg 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 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.13%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
84.19% of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 40.83% having been born in North Carolina. 9.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.