Northampton County, North Carolina Population 2021

Northampton County, North Carolina's estimated population is 19,053 with a growth rate of -1.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, North Carolina is the 84th largest county inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 22,039 and has seen a growth of -13.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,053-215-1.12%
202019,268-215-1.10%
201919,483-215-1.09%
201819,698-192-0.97%
201719,890-237-1.18%
201620,127-406-1.98%
201520,533-119-0.58%
201420,652-204-0.98%
201320,856-429-2.02%
201221,285-631-2.88%
201121,916-123-0.56%
201022,0391,2415.97%
199020,798-1,786-7.91%
198022,584-1,425-5.94%
197024,009-2,802-10.45%
196026,811-1,621-5.70%
195028,4321330.47%
194028,2991,1384.19%
193027,1613,97717.15%
192023,1848613.86%
191022,3231,1735.55%
190021,150-92-0.43%
189021,2421,2106.04%
188020,0325,28335.82%
187014,7491,37710.30%
186013,372370.28%
185013,335-34-0.25%
184013,369-22-0.16%
183013,3911491.13%
182013,2421601.22%
181013,0827295.90%
180012,3532,37223.77%
17909,9810.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.12% (-215)
County Website
Founded
1741
County Seat
2010 Population
22,039
Growth Since 2010
-13.55% (-2,986)
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Northampton County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,24656.38%
White7,90039.61%
Two or More Races4732.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1490.75%
Some Other Race1220.61%
Asian560.28%
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Northampton County, North Carolina Population by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Northampton County, North Carolina Median Age

49.6


Total

47


Male

52.3


Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Adults

There are 16,409 adults, (5,000 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, North Carolina.

Northampton County, North Carolina Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,247

51.37%

Male

9,699

48.63%

Northampton County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Northampton County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49%51%
Male55.4%44.6%
Non Family65%35%
All68.4%31.6%
Married81.4%18.6%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5472.2468.4
Married3,5712.6981.4
Non Family2,9371.1565
Female1,6293.0149
Male4102.9555.4

2.74

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Northampton County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9756.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,96313.09%
High School Graduate5,77238.50%
Some College2,79218.62%
Associates Degree1,4269.51%
Bachelors Degree1,2958.64%
Graduate Degree7705.14%
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Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black8,1866,410933
White6,2525,1711,008
2+ Races282246111
Hispanic21016539
Other Race8655
Native American86867
Asian3737

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.36%.

Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,107$30,796$24,456
Less Than 9th Grade$24,000$27,841$18,826
High School Graduate$25,472$27,153$20,265
Some College$26,565$27,276$25,213
Bachelors Degree$41,076$51,972$36,458
Graduate Degree$52,401$71,563$50,785

$27,107

Average Earnings

$30,796

Average Male

$24,456

Average Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northampton County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Northampton County, North Carolina Language

97.47% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,7162,62624.51%
White7,46494412.65%
Hispanic42817340.42%
Multiple43714132.27%
Native1369872.06%
Other1103027.27%
Asian282278.57%

20.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina is Asian, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina is White, with 12.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.10%.

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.87%
Some College15.16%
High School14.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.00%
Male Unemployed30.04%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed5.08%

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

Northampton County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,146$50,620
Families$44,923$60,258
Married Families$61,497-
Non Families$22,162$29,100
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Income by Household Type

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Northampton 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.

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

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1,241

Number of Veterans

1,152

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam492
Second Gulf War187
Korea126
First Gulf War118
World War II12

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+410
65 to 74331
55 to 64261
35 to 54188
18 to 3451

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6769.98%
Black5445.99%
Native American1517.44%
2+ Races61.76%

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Northampton County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Northampton 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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74.40%

Born in Northampton County, North Carolina

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.50% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.40% having been born in North Carolina. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northampton 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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