Northampton County, North Carolina Population 2020

Northampton County, North Carolina's estimated population is 19,202 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, North Carolina is the 83rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,202-237-1.22%
201919,439-237-1.20%
201819,676-237-1.19%
201719,913-230-1.14%
201620,143-395-1.92%
201520,538-121-0.59%
201420,659-201-0.96%
201320,860-427-2.01%
201221,287-628-2.87%
201121,915-124-0.56%
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%

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,40856.51%
White8,06939.97%
Two or More Races4532.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.59%
Some Other Race910.45%
Asian450.22%

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Northampton County, North Carolina Median Age

49


Total

46.2


Male

52.3


Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Adults

There are 16,559 adults, (4,901 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, North Carolina.

Northampton County, North Carolina Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,341

51.23%

Male

9,845

48.77%

Northampton County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Northampton County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All69%31%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female53.3%46.7%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6282.2469
Married3,3992.7382.6
Non Family2,9101.1562.6
Female1,6922.9853.3
Male6272.6867.5

2.72

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northampton County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0296.85%
9th to 12th Grade2,05913.70%
High School Graduate5,96439.68%
Some College2,61017.37%
Associates Degree1,4429.59%
Bachelors Degree1,1427.60%
Graduate Degree7835.21%

Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,2586,398919
White6,2805,131911
Multiple Races23120676
Hispanic1691124
Native American959515
Other Race7350
Asian2828

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 multiple races people with a rate of 32.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,994$32,500$24,772
Less Than High School$22,435$26,709$20,510
High School Grad$25,758$26,922$19,093
Some College$31,037$35,613$27,926
Bachelors Degree$40,530$44,974$35,329
Graduate Degree$53,237$58,750$52,667

$28,994

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$24,772

Average Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

Northampton County, North Carolina Language by Age

Northampton County, North Carolina Language

97.40% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,9062,95027.05%
White7,5101,01113.46%
Hispanic39512732.15%
Native1086762.04%
Multiple4026616.42%
Asian282175.00%
Other781924.36%

21.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.36%

Male Poverty Rate

23.20%

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 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton County, North Carolina is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.43%
High School17.40%
Some College14.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.08%
Male Unemployed33.81%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed6.96%

Northampton County, North Carolina Income

Northampton County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,499$47,627
Families$43,167$55,692
Married Families$60,739-
Non Families$21,377$29,269

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans

1,345

Number of Veterans

1,248

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam483
Second Gulf War201
First Gulf War171
Korea163
World War II35
Age Group Veterans
75+415
65 to 74344
55 to 64280
35 to 54253
18 to 3453
Name Veterans % of Total
White79411.55%
Black5335.78%
Indian1818.56%

$Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

11.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Employment Status

46%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Northampton 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

73.19%

Born in North Carolina

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.39% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 73.19% having been born in North Carolina. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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