Pitt County, North Carolina Population 2020

Pitt County, North Carolina's estimated population is 182,508 with a growth rate of 0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pitt County, North Carolina is the 15th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020182,5081,2970.72%
2019181,2111,2970.72%
2018179,9141,2970.73%
2017178,6171,3850.78%
2016177,2321,1340.64%
2015176,0981,1000.63%
2014174,9986140.35%
2013174,3841,4150.82%
2012172,9692,2081.29%
2011170,7611,9081.13%
2010168,85360,92956.46%
1990107,92417,77819.72%
198090,14616,24621.98%
197073,9003,9585.66%
196069,9426,1539.65%
195063,7892,5454.16%
194061,2446,77812.44%
193054,4668,89719.52%
192045,5699,22925.40%
191036,3405,45117.65%
190030,8895,37021.04%
189025,5193,72517.09%
188021,7944,51826.15%
187017,2761,1967.44%
186016,0802,68320.03%
185013,3971,59113.48%
184011,806-287-2.37%
183012,0932,09220.92%
182010,0018329.07%
18109,169850.94%
18009,0848099.78%
17908,2750.00%

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White102,14757.59%
Black or African American61,67134.77%
Some Other Race5,7033.22%
Two or More Races4,1772.35%
Asian3,0651.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native5640.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander450.03%

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Pitt County, North Carolina Median Age

32.2


Total

30.8


Male

33.3


Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Adults

There are 138,887 adults, (21,939 of whom are seniors) in Pitt County, North Carolina.

Pitt County, North Carolina Age Dependency

51.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pitt County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

93,752

52.86%

Male

83,620

47.14%

Pitt County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Pitt County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All52.4%47.6%
Male41.9%58.1%
Non Family34.2%65.8%
Female32.2%67.8%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,1692.4752.4
Non Family27,9551.5134.2
Married27,3513.0780.2
Female11,1493.2532.2
Male2,7143.0941.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pitt County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5313.30%
9th to 12th Grade7,7927.29%
High School Graduate25,21923.59%
Some College23,54622.03%
Associates Degree12,77811.95%
Bachelors Degree21,92220.51%
Graduate Degree12,10111.32%

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61,45757,83224,948
Black36,86431,1026,477
Hispanic5,3233,7771,048
Other Race2,4531,554221
Asian1,9791,7021,097
Multiple Races1,2131,142433
Native American30719543
Islander1515

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 55.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,598$40,182$30,793
Less Than High School$16,229$20,279$13,044
High School Grad$27,717$31,488$22,447
Some College$32,061$39,058$26,870
Bachelors Degree$41,696$54,065$37,431
Graduate Degree$62,438$73,770$54,561

$35,598

Average Earnings

$40,182

Average Male

$30,793

Average Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

Pitt County, North Carolina Language by Age

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

92.99% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59,60118,91831.74%
White92,94515,97317.19%
Hispanic10,6813,78335.42%
Other5,6882,49443.85%
Multiple3,9021,00625.78%
Asian2,96046415.68%
Native47017737.66%

23.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.86%

Male Poverty Rate

26.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is Other, with 43.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is Asian, with 15.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.92%
High School20.60%
Some College13.75%
Bachelors or Greater6.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.95%
Male Unemployed42.38%
Female Employed16.89%
Male Employed12.37%

Pitt County, North Carolina Income

Pitt County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,315$63,834
Families$60,713$81,598
Married Families$84,331$102,940
Non Families$26,383$35,617

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Pitt 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.

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans

10,434

Number of Veterans

9,326

Male Veterans

1,108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,498
First Gulf War2,618
Second Gulf War2,039
Korea555
World War II252
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,051
65 to 742,678
55 to 641,770
75+1,740
18 to 341,195
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,8318.09%
Black3,4777.62%
Hispanic2964.40%
2 or More672.84%
Other411.28%
Indian183.79%

$Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment Status

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pitt 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

68.66%

Born in North Carolina

95.34%

Native Born

4.66%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.34% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 68.66% having been born in North Carolina. 3.02% 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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