Nash County, North Carolina Population 2022

Nash County, North Carolina's estimated population is 94,910 with a growth rate of 0.22% 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 95,786 and has seen a growth of -0.91% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17907,3930.00%
18006,975-418-5.65%
18107,2682934.20%
18208,18591712.62%
18308,4903053.73%
18409,0475576.56%
185010,6571,61017.80%
186011,6871,0309.67%
187011,077-610-5.22%
188017,7316,65460.07%
189020,7072,97616.78%
190025,4784,77123.04%
191033,7278,24932.38%
192041,0617,33421.75%
193052,78211,72128.55%
194055,6082,8265.35%
195059,9194,3117.75%
196061,0021,0831.81%
197059,122-1,880-3.08%
198067,1538,03113.58%
199076,6779,52414.18%
201095,78619,10924.92%
201195,740-46-0.05%
201295,187-553-0.58%
201394,421-766-0.80%
201494,200-221-0.23%
201593,786-414-0.44%
201693,9531670.18%
201794,019660.07%
201894,094750.08%
201994,2982040.22%
202094,5022040.22%
202194,7062040.22%
202294,9102040.22%
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Nash County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,45651.39%
Black or African American38,17440.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native5830.62%
Asian8580.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.03%
Some Other Race3,9734.21%
Two or More Races2,2162.35%
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Nash County, North Carolina Population by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Nash County, North Carolina Median Age

41.7


Total

39.3


Male

43.3


Female

Nash County, North Carolina Adults

There are 73,607 adults, (17,227 of whom are seniors) in Nash County, North Carolina.

Nash County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Nash County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

49,169

52.15%

Male

45,118

47.85%

Nash County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Nash County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All64.6%35.4%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female43.6%56.4%
Male41.6%58.4%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nash County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,3712.4764.6
Married16,6483.0884.1
Male1,7203.1541.6
Female6,7323.2343.6
Non Family12,2711.1353.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Nash County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1584.83%
9th to 12th Grade5,7538.80%
High School Graduate22,18833.94%
Some College12,80519.59%
Associates Degree7,62311.66%
Bachelors Degree9,57014.64%
Graduate Degree4,2726.54%
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Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian607572409
2+ Races762616253
White34,89031,9959,320
Hispanic3,2801,770476
Black25,57321,2503,395
Other Race1,9671,020238
Native American47244253
Islander2727

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 67.38%.

Nash County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,383$40,980$30,431
Less Than 9th Grade$20,953$25,828$12,964
High School Graduate$30,236$34,204$25,221
Some College$32,983$42,265$29,619
Bachelors Degree$48,775$60,781$42,125
Graduate Degree$59,322$72,520$54,590

$34,383

Average Earnings

$40,980

Average Male

$30,431

Average Female

Nash County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nash County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Nash County, North Carolina Language

93.32% of Nash County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% 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
Hispanic6,5251,84728.31%
Black37,0817,84521.16%
Native4999118.24%
Multiple2,10433716.02%
White45,7074,4059.64%
Asian853222.58%
Other1,233NaN%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.40%

Male Poverty Rate

16.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nash County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nash County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 28.31% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.98%.

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.62%
High School18.61%
Some College8.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Nash County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.69%
Male Unemployed25.17%
Female Employed9.95%
Female Unemployed37.08%

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

Nash County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,949$67,630
Families$61,229$79,336
Married Families$79,915$98,551
Non Families$26,380$40,246
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Income by Household Type

Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Nash County, North Carolina Marital Status

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6,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,158
First Gulf War1,240
Vietnam2,475
Korea615
World War II151

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34361
35 to 541,622
55 to 64982
65 to 741,835
75+1,215

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7509.51%
Black2,0907.11%
Native American7315.18%
Islander1970.37%
Other Race241.04%
2+ Races594.92%
Hispanic792.00%

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Nash County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Nash 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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74.07%

Born in Nash County, North Carolina

95.41%

Native Born

4.59%

Foreign Born

2.95%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.41% of Nash County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.07% having been born in North Carolina. 2.95% 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

  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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