New Hanover County, North Carolina Population 2022

New Hanover County, North Carolina's estimated population is with a growth rate of 1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. New Hanover County, North Carolina is the 11th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 13.64% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

New Hanover County, North Carolina Population 2022

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Population by Race

New Hanover County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Median Age

39


Total

37.9


Male

40.5


Female

New Hanover County, North Carolina Adults

There are 188,738 adults, (41,068 of whom are seniors) in New Hanover County, North Carolina.

New Hanover County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Hanover County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

121,230

52.38%

Male

110,218

47.62%

New Hanover County, North Carolina Population by Age

New Hanover County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Household Types

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Hanover County, North Carolina Households and Families

2.98

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Households by Type

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

New Hanover County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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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 62.32%.

New Hanover County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,296

Average Earnings

$44,878

Average Male

$36,032

Average Female

New Hanover County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Hanover County, North Carolina Language by Age

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Language

93.78% of New Hanover County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

New Hanover County, North Carolina Language

New Hanover County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

15.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Hanover County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Hanover County, North Carolina is Islander, with 94.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Hanover 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 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.87%.

New Hanover County, North Carolina Poverty

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Hanover County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

New Hanover County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

New Hanover County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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New Hanover 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.

New Hanover County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Marital Status

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14,736

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

New Hanover County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

New Hanover County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Hanover County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

New Hanover County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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New Hanover 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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50.53%

Born in New Hanover County, North Carolina

95.15%

Native Born

4.85%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.15% of New Hanover County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 50.53% having been born in North Carolina. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Hanover County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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