Nash County, North Carolina Population 2020

Nash County, North Carolina's estimated population is 94,024 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nash County, North Carolina is the 30th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202094,02440.00%
201994,02040.00%
201894,01640.00%
201794,012440.05%
201693,9681630.17%
201593,805-411-0.44%
201494,216-212-0.22%
201394,428-757-0.80%
201295,185-551-0.58%
201195,736-53-0.06%
201095,78919,11224.93%
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%
185010,6571,61017.80%
18409,0475576.56%
18308,4903053.73%
18208,18591712.62%
18107,2682934.20%
18006,975-418-5.65%
17907,3930.00%

Nash County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,72052.89%
Black or African American36,82139.17%
Some Other Race3,3223.53%
Two or More Races2,5962.76%
Asian8960.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native6080.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.04%

Nash County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Nash County, North Carolina Median Age

41.4


Total

40.2


Male

43


Female

Nash County, North Carolina Adults

There are 72,984 adults, (16,294 of whom are seniors) in Nash County, North Carolina.

Nash County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Nash County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

48,878

52.00%

Male

45,125

48.00%

Nash County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Nash County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Male46.6%53.4%
Female43.3%56.7%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,7202.565.7
Married16,8083.1385.5
Non Family12,4141.1751.9
Female5,6973.343.3
Male1,8013.2646.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nash County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1024.80%
9th to 12th Grade6,3379.80%
High School Graduate21,74633.63%
Some College13,41620.75%
Associates Degree6,54710.13%
Bachelors Degree9,01413.94%
Graduate Degree4,4916.95%

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,49732,1679,244
Black24,55519,9753,321
Hispanic3,0571,739322
Other Race1,522796176
Multiple Races747586159
Asian563507330
Native American456410107
Islander4040

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,258$41,415$27,290
Less Than High School$17,440$21,211$12,471
High School Grad$27,401$33,388$20,627
Some College$33,017$43,983$26,995
Bachelors Degree$50,101$62,336$42,081
Graduate Degree$53,750$76,964$47,788

$33,258

Average Earnings

$41,415

Average Male

$27,290

Average Female

Nash County, North Carolina Language

Nash County, North Carolina Language by Age

Nash County, North Carolina Language

93.22% of Nash County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35,7797,67321.45%
White46,7244,3959.41%
Hispanic6,2891,48423.60%
Other3,29577823.61%
Multiple2,43867727.77%
Asian88912213.72%
Native531203.77%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.03%

Male Poverty Rate

17.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nash County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 27.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Native, with 3.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.90%
High School16.30%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.75%
Male Unemployed18.69%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed5.55%

Nash County, North Carolina Income

Nash County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,362$67,278
Families$62,644$80,788
Married Families$77,962$98,137
Non Families$24,436$38,267

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Nash 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 45-54.

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans

6,355

Number of Veterans

5,745

Male Veterans

610

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,277
First Gulf War1,439
Second Gulf War1,038
Korea558
World War II251
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,783
65 to 741,716
55 to 641,194
75+1,056
18 to 34606
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8429.54%
Black2,2948.10%
Indian10922.38%
2 or More836.92%
Hispanic772.05%
Hawaiian1435.00%
Other130.67%

$Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Nash 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

74.72%

Born in North Carolina

95.76%

Native Born

4.24%

Foreign Born

2.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.76% of Nash County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.72% having been born in North Carolina. 2.78% 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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