Pender County, North Carolina Population 2020

Pender County, North Carolina's estimated population is 64,950 with a growth rate of 2.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pender County, North Carolina is the 42nd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202064,9501,3942.19%
201963,5561,3942.24%
201862,1621,3942.29%
201760,7681,9613.33%
201658,8071,3522.35%
201557,4551,5472.77%
201455,9081,1222.05%
201354,7861,0691.99%
201253,7175461.03%
201153,1717551.44%
201052,41623,56181.65%
199028,8556,64029.89%
198022,2154,06622.40%
197018,149-359-1.94%
196018,508850.46%
195018,4237134.03%
194017,7102,02412.90%
193015,6868986.07%
192014,788-683-4.41%
191015,4712,09015.62%
190013,3818676.93%
189012,514460.37%
188012,4680.00%

Pender County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,36676.87%
Black or African American8,78814.89%
Some Other Race2,7514.66%
Two or More Races1,5972.71%
Asian3150.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.07%

Pender County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Pender County, North Carolina Median Age

42.9


Total

42.3


Male

43.4


Female

Pender County, North Carolina Adults

There are 45,795 adults, (10,339 of whom are seniors) in Pender County, North Carolina.

Pender County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pender County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

29,781

50.46%

Male

29,239

49.54%

Pender County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Pender County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family72%28%
Female64.5%35.5%
Male62.3%37.7%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7662.6680.5
Married11,5933.2889.9
Non Family7,4611.1872
Female1,7563.9464.5
Male9564.3162.3

3.35

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pender County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7884.30%
9th to 12th Grade3,4018.18%
High School Graduate12,05928.99%
Some College9,05021.76%
Associates Degree4,29910.33%
Bachelors Degree6,94916.71%
Graduate Degree4,0529.74%

Pender County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,38529,5299,633
Black6,2234,915912
Hispanic2,0211,148290
Other Race1,333685142
Multiple Races57846221
Asian241224172
Native American145118
Islander3939

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 71.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,445$40,559$29,199
Less Than High School$20,447$25,733$15,087
High School Grad$28,693$32,186$22,291
Some College$31,582$42,883$26,615
Bachelors Degree$48,341$53,704$42,495
Graduate Degree$56,354$64,559$52,917

$34,445

Average Earnings

$40,559

Average Male

$29,199

Average Female

Pender County, North Carolina Language

Pender County, North Carolina Language by Age

Pender County, North Carolina Language

92.52% of Pender County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.73% of the population.

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,5144,92311.31%
Black8,2751,78821.61%
Hispanic4,0221,42735.48%
Other2,7511,08339.37%
Multiple1,50837424.80%
Asian31518157.46%
Native1543422.08%

15.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.01%

Male Poverty Rate

17.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pender County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is Asian, with 57.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.96%
High School15.81%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.28%
Female Unemployed31.63%
Female Employed9.90%
Male Employed6.16%

Pender County, North Carolina Income

Pender County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,989$71,630
Families$67,061$86,584
Married Families$76,898$96,360
Non Families$28,169$41,844

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Pender 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.

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans

4,735

Number of Veterans

4,334

Male Veterans

401

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,746
First Gulf War940
Second Gulf War811
Korea358
World War II91
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,317
35 to 541,093
75+1,002
55 to 64965
18 to 34358
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,13011.63%
Black5688.13%
Hispanic542.28%
2 or More202.61%
Asian177.05%

$Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pender 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

56.50%

Born in North Carolina

95.96%

Native Born

4.04%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.96% of Pender County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 56.50% having been born in North Carolina. 2.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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