Northampton County, North Carolina Population 2022

Northampton County, North Carolina's estimated population is 18,838 with a growth rate of -1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northampton County, North Carolina is the 84th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 22,039 and has seen a growth of -14.52% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17909,9810.00%
180012,3532,37223.77%
181013,0827295.90%
182013,2421601.22%
183013,3911491.13%
184013,369-22-0.16%
185013,335-34-0.25%
186013,372370.28%
187014,7491,37710.30%
188020,0325,28335.82%
189021,2421,2106.04%
190021,150-92-0.43%
191022,3231,1735.55%
192023,1848613.86%
193027,1613,97717.15%
194028,2991,1384.19%
195028,4321330.47%
196026,811-1,621-5.70%
197024,009-2,802-10.45%
198022,584-1,425-5.94%
199020,798-1,786-7.91%
201022,0391,2415.97%
201121,916-123-0.56%
201221,285-631-2.88%
201320,856-429-2.02%
201420,652-204-0.98%
201520,533-119-0.58%
201620,127-406-1.98%
201719,890-237-1.18%
201819,698-192-0.97%
201919,483-215-1.09%
202019,268-215-1.10%
202119,053-215-1.12%
202218,838-215-1.13%
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Northampton County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,74039.35%
Black or African American10,90355.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.51%
Asian630.32%
Some Other Race2641.34%
Two or More Races6023.06%
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Northampton County, North Carolina Population by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Northampton County, North Carolina Median Age

49.9


Total

47.7


Male

52.7


Female

Northampton County, North Carolina Adults

There are 16,222 adults, (5,094 of whom are seniors) in Northampton County, North Carolina.

Northampton County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Northampton County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,076

51.22%

Male

9,596

48.78%

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
Married84.4%15.6%
Male73.5%26.5%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Female48.9%51.1%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northampton County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4242.2371.2
Married3,4092.7684.4
Male3393.6373.5
Female1,5732.9648.9
Non Family3,1031.1367.7

2.79

Average Family Size

2.23

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 Grade1,0927.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,74911.68%
High School Graduate5,78738.63%
Some College2,71618.13%
Associates Degree1,3739.17%
Bachelors Degree1,53810.27%
Graduate Degree7254.84%
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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
2+ Races42134587
White6,3045,3451,253
Black7,9656,238923
Hispanic2261405
Asian3636
Native American6760
Other Race13978

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.67%.

Northampton County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,870$30,927$26,563
Less Than 9th Grade$25,363$28,828$11,063
High School Graduate$25,811$28,182$19,811
Some College$28,194$28,628$27,478
Bachelors Degree$40,019$51,544$37,674
Graduate Degree$51,726$56,667$51,434

$28,870

Average Earnings

$30,927

Average Male

$26,563

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

97.26% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% 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
Asian282692.86%
Native804252.50%
Hispanic41921050.12%
Multiple55018132.91%
Black10,4382,54624.39%
White7,30878210.70%
Other115NaN%

20.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

23.27%

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 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northampton 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 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.03%.

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.22%
High School13.29%
Some College16.82%
Bachelors or Greater6.65%

Northampton County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.12%
Male Unemployed46.27%
Female Employed12.97%
Female Unemployed59.62%

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$38,969$53,296
Families$48,815$61,398
Married Families$62,932-
Non Families$24,351$34,809
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Income by Household Type

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

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 55-64.

Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Northampton County, North Carolina Marital Status

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1,238

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War259
First Gulf War144
Vietnam484
Korea82
World War II13

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3460
35 to 54245
55 to 64285
65 to 74317
75+331

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6499.71%
Black5796.57%
Native American22.99%
2+ Races81.70%

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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12.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northampton County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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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74.29%

Born in Northampton County, North Carolina

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of Northampton County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.29% having been born in North Carolina. 0.96% 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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