Moore County, North Carolina Population 2020

Moore County, North Carolina's estimated population is 101,582 with a growth rate of 1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Moore County, North Carolina is the 28th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020101,5821,4501.45%
2019100,1321,4501.47%
201898,6821,4501.49%
201797,2321,8401.93%
201695,3921,3781.47%
201594,0141,1891.28%
201492,8251,4561.59%
201391,3691,1831.31%
201290,1869391.05%
201189,2476600.75%
201088,58729,57450.11%
199059,0138,50816.85%
198050,50511,45729.34%
197039,0482,3156.30%
196036,7333,60410.88%
195033,1292,1606.97%
194030,9692,7549.76%
193028,2156,82731.92%
192021,3884,37825.74%
191017,010-6,612-27.99%
190023,6223,14315.35%
189020,4793,65821.75%
188016,8214,78139.71%
187012,0406135.36%
186011,4272,08522.32%
18509,3421,35416.95%
18407,9882433.14%
18307,7456178.66%
18207,12876111.95%
18106,3671,60033.56%
18004,76799726.45%
17903,7700.00%

Moore County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79,01682.63%
Black or African American12,12012.67%
Two or More Races1,4761.54%
Asian1,3131.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native8230.86%
Some Other Race7810.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1000.10%

Moore County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Moore County, North Carolina Median Age

44.5


Total

42.6


Male

46.5


Female

Moore County, North Carolina Adults

There are 75,267 adults, (22,698 of whom are seniors) in Moore County, North Carolina.

Moore County, North Carolina Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Moore County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

49,627

51.90%

Male

46,002

48.10%

Moore County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Moore County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Male62.6%37.4%
Female54.9%45.1%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,9652.4275.3
Married20,0592.9787.5
Non Family13,9631.1864.4
Female3,6363.6754.9
Male1,3073.7462.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Moore County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2473.25%
9th to 12th Grade4,3866.34%
High School Graduate15,23022.03%
Some College14,63821.17%
Associates Degree7,13310.32%
Bachelors Degree15,26022.07%
Graduate Degree10,24214.81%

Moore County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,03252,16323,025
Black8,0016,6981,150
Hispanic3,0481,963608
Asian896708476
Multiple Races657571163
Native American569443122
Other Race40620826
Islander471919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,148$45,021$30,240
Less Than High School$16,470$25,202$10,588
High School Grad$27,077$34,972$20,541
Some College$32,679$41,622$27,088
Bachelors Degree$47,821$57,727$40,354
Graduate Degree$67,581$100,885$53,399

$37,148

Average Earnings

$45,021

Average Male

$30,240

Average Female

Moore County, North Carolina Language

Moore County, North Carolina Language by Age

Moore County, North Carolina Language

92.68% of Moore County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Moore County, North Carolina Poverty

Moore County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White72,9275,9468.15%
Black11,8834,08634.39%
Hispanic6,2051,41022.72%
Asian1,31225619.51%
Multiple1,47624816.80%
Other77011114.42%
Native8018510.61%

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moore County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moore County, North Carolina is Black, with 34.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moore County, North Carolina is White, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.59%
High School14.56%
Some College9.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.97%
Male Unemployed34.72%
Female Employed8.23%
Male Employed4.56%

Moore County, North Carolina Income

Moore County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,899$79,036
Families$75,306$95,422
Married Families$84,968$107,584
Non Families$33,345$48,302

Moore County, North Carolina Marital Status

Moore County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Moore County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Moore 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 35-44.

Moore County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Moore County, North Carolina Veterans

8,414

Number of Veterans

7,386

Male Veterans

1,028

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,203
First Gulf War2,301
Second Gulf War1,849
Korea869
World War II562
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,423
75+2,264
35 to 542,096
55 to 641,217
18 to 34414
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,52012.28%
Black5716.29%
Hispanic2978.36%
2 or More12316.27%
Indian10017.01%
Asian656.38%
Hawaiian2845.16%
Other71.48%

$Moore County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moore County, North Carolina Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Moore 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

51.39%

Born in North Carolina

95.52%

Native Born

4.48%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.52% of Moore County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 51.39% having been born in North Carolina. 2.55% 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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