Montgomery County, North Carolina Population 2020

Montgomery County, North Carolina's estimated population is 27,119 with a growth rate of -0.28% 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.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202027,119-76-0.28%
201927,195-76-0.28%
201827,271-76-0.28%
201727,347220.08%
201627,325-131-0.48%
201527,4561650.60%
201427,291-163-0.59%
201327,454-72-0.26%
201227,526-181-0.65%
201127,707-24-0.09%
201027,7314,38518.78%
199023,3468773.90%
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%
189011,2391,86519.90%
18809,3741,88725.20%
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%
17904,7250.00%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,86376.32%
Black or African American4,92218.00%
Some Other Race5482.00%
Two or More Races4801.76%
Asian4071.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1130.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Montgomery County, North Carolina Median Age

43.3


Total

41.4


Male

44.6


Female

Montgomery County, North Carolina Adults

There are 21,113 adults, (5,257 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

13,792

50.45%

Male

13,546

49.55%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Montgomery County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All72.7%27.3%
Male68%32%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female54.5%45.5%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4112.5172.7
Married5,4153.0482.5
Non Family3,2321.164.5
Female1,3953.3854.5
Male3693.8168

3.11

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montgomery County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4577.67%
9th to 12th Grade2,47613.04%
High School Graduate6,62834.90%
Some College3,87620.41%
Associates Degree1,7619.27%
Bachelors Degree1,98610.46%
Graduate Degree8094.26%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,30311,2952,326
Black3,4082,560278
Hispanic1,819887191
Other Race338300
Asian276146
Multiple Races1048916
Native American7676

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,737$36,009$24,464
Less Than High School$27,488$33,765$18,438
High School Grad$25,221$31,092$20,186
Some College$31,156$40,863$24,677
Bachelors Degree$46,761$66,607$43,825
Graduate Degree$47,455$82,639$45,652

$30,737

Average Earnings

$36,009

Average Male

$24,464

Average Female

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language by Age

Montgomery County, North Carolina Language

85.08% of Montgomery County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 14.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.34% of the population.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty

Montgomery County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7962,74416.34%
Black4,4291,51434.18%
Hispanic4,14465715.85%
Multiple45418039.65%
Other5466010.99%
Native666090.91%
Asian407235.65%

19.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.37%

Male Poverty Rate

21.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina is Native, with 90.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, North Carolina is Asian, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.82%
High School16.14%
Some College14.94%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.93%
Male Unemployed21.36%
Female Employed9.16%
Male Employed8.51%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Income

Montgomery County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,346$58,723
Families$53,175$67,119
Married Families$59,677-
Non Families$22,131$38,530

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Montgomery County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans

1,836

Number of Veterans

1,781

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam661
First Gulf War233
Korea219
Second Gulf War182
World War II53
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74526
75+470
35 to 54441
55 to 64290
18 to 34109
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6079.89%
Black2265.82%
Hispanic70.31%
2 or More32.29%

$Montgomery County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

14.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, North Carolina Employment Status

51%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery 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

75.40%

Born in North Carolina

91.22%

Native Born

8.78%

Foreign Born

6.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.22% of Montgomery County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.40% having been born in North Carolina. 6.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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