Person County, North Carolina Population 2022

Person County, North Carolina's estimated population is 39,652 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Person County, North Carolina is the 64th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 39,411 and has seen a growth of 0.61% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18006,4020.00%
18106,6422403.75%
18209,0292,38735.94%
183010,02799811.05%
18409,790-237-2.36%
185010,78199110.12%
186011,2214404.08%
187011,170-51-0.45%
188013,7192,54922.82%
189015,1511,43210.44%
190016,6851,53410.12%
191017,3566714.02%
192018,9731,6179.32%
193022,0393,06616.16%
194025,0292,99013.57%
195024,361-668-2.67%
196026,3942,0338.35%
197025,914-480-1.82%
198029,1643,25012.54%
199030,1801,0163.48%
201039,4119,23130.59%
201139,5201090.28%
201239,175-345-0.87%
201339,239640.16%
201439,114-125-0.32%
201539,190760.19%
201639,270800.20%
201739,338680.17%
201839,436980.25%
201939,490540.14%
202039,544540.14%
202139,598540.14%
202239,652540.14%
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Person County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,52567.05%
Black or African American10,07525.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native2430.61%
Asian1500.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.07%
Some Other Race9142.31%
Two or More Races1,6274.11%
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Person County, North Carolina Population by Race

Person County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Person County, North Carolina Median Age

43.6


Total

41.6


Male

45.5


Female

Person County, North Carolina Adults

There are 31,273 adults, (7,771 of whom are seniors) in Person County, North Carolina.

Person County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Person County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

20,515

51.86%

Male

19,046

48.14%

Person County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Person County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
Male82%18%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Female56.3%43.7%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Person County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1532.4278.2
Married7,591392.8
Male7612.682
Female2,3943.3756.3
Non Family5,4071.1566.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Person County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9923.51%
9th to 12th Grade2,3528.32%
High School Graduate10,17035.95%
Some College6,89624.38%
Associates Degree3,43212.13%
Bachelors Degree3,12111.03%
Graduate Degree1,3234.68%
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Person County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Person County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,53017,6893,602
Black7,0025,917718
2+ Races83983885
Hispanic84451057
Asian1221012
Native American157952
Islander11
Other Race467187

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 white people with a rate of 18.44%.

Person County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,770$40,648$35,548
Less Than 9th Grade$26,811$33,096$20,737
High School Graduate$34,109$42,125$30,192
Some College$36,743$39,449$35,603
Bachelors Degree$42,946$43,972$40,705
Graduate Degree$61,312$54,632$61,607

$37,770

Average Earnings

$40,648

Average Male

$35,548

Average Female

Person County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Person County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Person County, North Carolina Language

95.46% of Person County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Person County, North Carolina Language

Person County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,7511,02258.37%
Native2429338.43%
Black9,9392,27522.89%
Multiple1,60919011.81%
White25,8653,02011.68%
Other647NaN%

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

18.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Person County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Person County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 58.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Person 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 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Person County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School11.15%
Some College8.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Person County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.63%
Male Unemployed7.56%
Female Employed8.48%
Female Unemployed46.97%

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

Person County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,323$73,667
Families$70,814$83,489
Married Families$80,424$93,182
Non Families$30,242$45,544
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Income by Household Type

Person County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Person County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Person County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Person County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Person County, North Carolina Marital Status

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2,555

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War562
First Gulf War564
Vietnam944
Korea82
World War II12

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34143
35 to 54823
55 to 64421
65 to 74587
75+581

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9639.13%
Black5847.37%
Native American63.73%
Islander1100.00%
2+ Races10.10%
Hispanic615.57%

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Person County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Person County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Person County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Person 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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70.94%

Born in Person County, North Carolina

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.84% of Person County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 70.94% having been born in North Carolina. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Person 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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