Moore County, North Carolina Population 2021

Moore County, North Carolina's estimated population is 105,030 with a growth rate of 2.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Moore County, North Carolina is the 29th largest county inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 88,594 and has seen a growth of 18.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021105,0302,0752.02%
2020102,9552,0752.06%
2019100,8802,0752.10%
201898,8051,4371.48%
201797,3681,9632.06%
201695,4051,3921.48%
201594,0131,1971.29%
201492,8161,4501.59%
201391,3661,1751.30%
201290,1919291.04%
201189,2626680.75%
201088,59429,58150.13%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
2.02% (2,075)
County Website
Founded
1784
County Seat
2010 Population
88,594
Growth Since 2010
18.55% (16,436)
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Moore County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79,97382.20%
Black or African American12,05212.39%
Two or More Races1,7451.79%
Some Other Race1,3911.43%
Asian1,2391.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native8260.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander680.07%
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Moore County, North Carolina Population by Race

Moore County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Moore County, North Carolina Median Age

44.3


Total

42.3


Male

46.3


Female

Moore County, North Carolina Adults

There are 76,527 adults, (23,178 of whom are seniors) in Moore County, North Carolina.

Moore County, North Carolina Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Moore County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

50,423

51.83%

Male

46,871

48.17%

Moore County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Moore County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56.2%43.8%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Male67.5%32.5%
All75.7%24.3%
Married88%12%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moore County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,8212.4175.7
Married20,3912.9588
Non Family13,9201.1864.3
Female4,1183.5656.2
Male1,3923.3967.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Moore County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2913.27%
9th to 12th Grade4,2416.05%
High School Graduate15,16821.63%
Some College14,94521.31%
Associates Degree7,22810.31%
Bachelors Degree16,29323.23%
Graduate Degree9,95714.20%
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Moore County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moore County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White56,94253,00723,046
Black7,9116,6371,660
Hispanic3,2402,241852
Asian886684383
Other Race73435375
2+ Races628598207
Native American560453126
Islander171212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.59%.

Moore County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,115$47,471$31,185
Less Than 9th Grade$24,646$30,062$13,273
High School Graduate$30,674$39,092$23,183
Some College$34,582$45,018$28,155
Bachelors Degree$48,616$61,928$40,345
Graduate Degree$64,086$91,250$51,288

$39,115

Average Earnings

$47,471

Average Male

$31,185

Average Female

Moore County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moore County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Moore County, North Carolina Language

92.29% of Moore County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.

Moore County, North Carolina Language

Moore County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White74,0936,1688.32%
Black11,7723,31228.13%
Hispanic6,5351,33020.35%
Other1,37815911.54%
Multiple1,6641307.81%
Native790648.10%

11.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.24%

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 28.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moore County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.06%.

Moore County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.49%
High School12.56%
Some College9.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%

Moore County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.55%
Male Unemployed29.85%
Female Employed7.92%
Male Employed3.33%

Moore County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moore County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,963$81,481
Families$76,561$97,484
Married Families$88,511-
Non Families$34,237$50,163
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Income by Household Type

Moore County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Moore County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Moore County, North Carolina Marital Status

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8,553

Number of Veterans

7,484

Male Veterans

1,069

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,068
First Gulf War2,403
Second Gulf War1,960
Korea733
World War II435

Moore County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+2,425
65 to 742,293
35 to 542,116
55 to 641,334
18 to 34385

Moore County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,53512.26%
Black6957.67%
Hispanic2626.90%
2+ Races11916.04%
Native American9615.48%
Asian716.92%
Other Race323.34%
Islander517.86%

Moore County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Moore County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moore County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Moore County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Moore County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Moore County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.00%

Born in Moore County, North Carolina

95.40%

Native Born

4.60%

Foreign Born

2.42%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.40% of Moore County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 52.00% having been born in North Carolina. 2.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moore County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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