Montgomery County, North Carolina Population 2024

25,976

Montgomery County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 25,976 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, North Carolina is the 74th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 27,725 and has seen a growth of -6.31% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,181410.16%
202826,140410.16%
202726,099410.16%
202626,058410.16%
202526,017410.16%
202425,976410.16%
202325,935410.16%
202225,894410.16%
202125,8531340.52%
202025,719-1,490-5.48%
201927,2091050.39%
201827,104-170-0.62%
201727,274-14-0.05%
201627,288-144-0.52%
201527,4321520.56%
201427,280-159-0.58%
201327,439-74-0.27%
201227,513-187-0.68%
201127,700-25-0.09%
201027,725
199023,3468773.9%
198022,4693,20216.62%
197019,2678594.67%
196018,4081,1486.65%
195017,2609806.02%
194016,280620.38%
193016,2181,61111.03%
192014,607-360-2.41%
191014,9677705.42%
190014,1972,95826.32%
189011,2391,86519.9%
18809,3741,88725.2%
18707,487-162-2.12%
18607,64977711.31%
18506,872-3,908-36.25%
184010,780-139-1.27%
183010,9192,22625.61%
18208,6932633.12%
18108,4307539.81%
18007,6772,95262.48%
17904,725-21,456-81.95%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.16% (41)
County Website
Montgomery County
County Seat
2010 Population
27,725
Area
492 mi²
Density
53 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.31% (-1,749)
Founded
1779

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,42467.43%
Black or African American4,45417.24%
Other race1,7526.78%
Two or more races1,5075.83%
Asian3841.49%
Native American3181.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population by Race

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Montgomery County, North Carolina Median Age

43.7

Total

43.6

Male

44.1

Female

Montgomery County, North Carolina Adults

There are 20,353 adults, (5,466 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female13,27951.39%
Male12,56048.61%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,5052.6271.728.3
Married4,6823.218614
Non Family2,8921.1570.729.3
Female1,5053.429.270.8
Male4263.4671.828.2
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montgomery 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

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

Montgomery 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 91.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.67%.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,669

Average Earnings

$38,845

Average Male

$32,584

Average Female

Montgomery County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language

83.22% of Montgomery County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 16.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.54% of the population.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language

Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,7451,99912.7%
Black4,11798924.02%
Hispanic4,01288121.96%
Other1,72951729.9%
Multiple1,49338926.05%
Native2855519.3%
Asian384143.65%
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16.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina is Other, with 29.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina is Asian, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.92%.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.32%
High School17.94%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%
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Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed41.35%
Female Employed10.76%
Male Unemployed7.96%
Male Employed3.89%
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Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,226

Number of Veterans

1,175

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

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Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery 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

73.23%

Born in Montgomery County, North Carolina

91.93%

Native Born

8.07%

Foreign Born

5.44%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.93% of Montgomery County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in North Carolina. 5.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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