Nash County, North Carolina Population 2024

96,913

Nash County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 96,913 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nash County, North Carolina is the 31st largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 95,819 and has seen a growth of 1.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202999,7235620.57%
202899,1615620.57%
202798,5995620.57%
202698,0375620.58%
202597,4755620.58%
202496,9135620.58%
202396,3515620.59%
202295,7895620.59%
202195,227790.08%
202095,1488900.94%
201994,258970.1%
201894,161660.07%
201794,095350.04%
201694,0602050.22%
201593,855-398-0.42%
201494,253-210-0.22%
201394,463-762-0.8%
201295,225-553-0.58%
201195,778-41-0.04%
201095,819
199076,6779,52414.18%
198067,1538,03113.58%
197059,122-1,880-3.08%
196061,0021,0831.81%
195059,9194,3117.75%
194055,6082,8265.35%
193052,78211,72128.55%
192041,0617,33421.75%
191033,7278,24932.38%
190025,4784,77123.04%
189020,7072,97616.78%
188017,7316,65460.07%
187011,077-610-5.22%
186011,6871,0309.67%
185010,6571,61017.8%
18409,0475576.56%
18308,4903053.73%
18208,18591712.62%
18107,2682934.2%
18006,975-418-5.65%
17907,393-92,330-92.59%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.58% (562)
County Website
Nash County
County Seat
2010 Population
95,819
Area
540 mi²
Density
179 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.14% (1,094)
Founded
1777

Nash County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47,00149.47%
Black or African American38,45040.47%
Other race4,4864.72%
Two or more races3,8304.03%
Asian7180.76%
Native American5030.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander270.03%
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nash County, North Carolina Population by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Nash County, North Carolina Median Age

41.7

Total

39.6

Male

43.2

Female

Nash County, North Carolina Adults

There are 74,195 adults, (17,838 of whom are seniors) in Nash County, North Carolina.

Nash County, North Carolina Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Nash County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female49,10751.68%
Male45,90848.32%

Nash County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All37,7932.4664.935.1
Married16,1163.0984.315.7
Non Family13,2221.1354.345.7
Female6,7893.3944.255.8
Male1,6663.2746.353.7
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3.08

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nash 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

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

Nash 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.05%.

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,420

Average Earnings

$46,319

Average Male

$36,310

Average Female

Nash County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nash County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nash County, North Carolina Language

92.47% of Nash County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.22% of the population.

Nash County, North Carolina Language

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black37,3957,94921.26%
White44,7363,6968.26%
Hispanic7,0191,18216.84%
Other4,3951,14926.14%
Multiple3,7222135.72%
Native4336715.47%
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14.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.59%

Male Poverty Rate

15.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nash County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Other, with 26.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 5.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.61%
High School16.15%
Some College10.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%
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Nash County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.11%
Male Unemployed27.51%
Female Employed8.03%
Male Employed5.2%
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Nash County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nash County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nash County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,044

Number of Veterans

5,576

Male Veterans

468

Female Veterans

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Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nash 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

74.76%

Born in Nash County, North Carolina

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

2.7%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Nash County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.76% having been born in North Carolina. 2.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nash County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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