Pender County, North Carolina Population 2022

Pender County, North Carolina's estimated population is 66,189 with a growth rate of 1.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pender County, North Carolina is the 44th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 52,415 and has seen a growth of 26.28% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188012,4680.00%
189012,514460.37%
190013,3818676.93%
191015,4712,09015.62%
192014,788-683-4.41%
193015,6868986.07%
194017,7102,02412.90%
195018,4237134.03%
196018,508850.46%
197018,149-359-1.94%
198022,2154,06622.40%
199028,8556,64029.89%
201052,41523,56081.65%
201153,1757601.45%
201253,7145391.01%
201354,7791,0651.98%
201455,9001,1212.05%
201557,4261,5262.73%
201658,7711,3452.34%
201760,7191,9483.31%
201862,0171,2982.14%
201963,0601,0431.68%
202064,1031,0431.65%
202165,1461,0431.63%
202266,1891,0431.60%
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Pender County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,89577.39%
Black or African American8,79114.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1730.28%
Asian3210.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander740.12%
Some Other Race3,0064.86%
Two or More Races1,6312.64%
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Pender County, North Carolina Population by Race

Pender County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Pender County, North Carolina Median Age

42.7


Total

41.5


Male

43.9


Female

Pender County, North Carolina Adults

There are 48,128 adults, (11,003 of whom are seniors) in Pender County, North Carolina.

Pender County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pender County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

30,885

49.90%

Male

31,006

50.10%

Pender County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Pender County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female66.4%33.6%
Male61.1%38.9%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pender County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,8122.6680.6
Married11,9333.290.6
Male1,0644.5761.1
Female2,1683.8966.4
Non Family7,6471.2171.8

3.3

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Pender County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4653.36%
9th to 12th Grade3,4297.87%
High School Graduate11,97927.51%
Some College9,74522.38%
Associates Degree4,3149.91%
Bachelors Degree8,39019.27%
Graduate Degree4,2269.70%
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Pender County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pender County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian284181137
White34,24031,51310,982
Islander747419
2+ Races722579182
Hispanic2,1481,475451
Other Race1,237731196
Black6,0574,871957
Native American153106

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 48.24%.

Pender County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,402$42,262$31,495
Less Than 9th Grade$19,917$26,462$
High School Graduate$30,579$33,734$25,027
Some College$32,323$43,014$28,596
Bachelors Degree$50,527$61,580$43,440
Graduate Degree$58,083$56,276$59,190

$36,402

Average Earnings

$42,262

Average Male

$31,495

Average Female

Pender County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pender County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Pender County, North Carolina Language

92.60% of Pender County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

Pender County, North Carolina Language

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,4981,64136.48%
Asian32111234.89%
Black8,3232,29127.53%
Islander741925.68%
Multiple1,52127518.08%
Native1472214.97%
White45,7384,1559.08%
Other1,125NaN%

14.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.40%

Male Poverty Rate

14.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pender County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pender County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 36.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pender 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 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.43%.

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.44%
High School10.77%
Some College11.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.11%

Pender County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.62%
Male Unemployed33.61%
Female Employed10.54%
Female Unemployed18.51%

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

Pender County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,044$79,529
Families$74,992$94,445
Married Families$85,751-
Non Families$32,416$47,102
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Income by Household Type

Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pender County, North Carolina Marital Status

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5,402

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,269
First Gulf War1,637
Vietnam1,844
Korea383
World War II157

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34476
35 to 541,386
55 to 641,126
65 to 741,357
75+1,057

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,75712.63%
Black6259.09%
Asian62.11%
2+ Races141.32%
Hispanic762.93%

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pender County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Pender County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Pender 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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54.57%

Born in Pender County, North Carolina

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.67% of Pender County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 54.57% having been born in North Carolina. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pender 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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