Pitt County, North Carolina Population 2024

176,080

Pitt County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 176,080 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pitt County, North Carolina is the 17th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 168,865 and has seen a growth of 4.27% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029182,4251,2690.7%
2028181,1561,2690.71%
2027179,8871,2690.71%
2026178,6181,2690.72%
2025177,3491,2690.72%
2024176,0801,2690.73%
2023174,8111,2690.73%
2022173,5421,2690.74%
2021172,2731,8951.11%
2020170,378-10,879-6%
2019181,2571,5840.88%
2018179,6731,0120.57%
2017178,6611,3700.77%
2016177,2911,1130.63%
2015176,1781,1260.64%
2014175,0526090.35%
2013174,4431,4220.82%
2012173,0212,2081.29%
2011170,8131,9481.15%
2010168,865
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%
192045,5699,22925.4%
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%
17908,275-174,150-95.46%
showing: 41 rows
2024 Growth Rate
0.73% (1,269)
County Website
Pitt County
County Seat
2010 Population
168,865
Area
652 mi²
Density
270 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.27% (7,215)
Founded
1760

Pitt County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White93,58054.66%
Black or African American60,11735.12%
Other race7,0424.11%
Two or more races6,7453.94%
Asian2,9671.73%
Native American6830.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander620.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pitt County, North Carolina Population by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Pitt County, North Carolina Median Age

33.2

Total

32.1

Male

34.2

Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Adults

There are 134,859 adults, (24,072 of whom are seniors) in Pitt County, North Carolina.

Pitt County, North Carolina Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pitt County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female90,33952.77%
Male80,85747.23%

Pitt County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All72,1532.2851.248.8
Non Family31,7551.434.365.7
Married25,6132.9579.120.9
Female10,9343.0934.165.9
Male3,8512.815446
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pitt County, North Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$43,288

Average Earnings

$48,766

Average Male

$38,472

Average Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pitt County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

92.55% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.01% of the population.

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black58,24115,07625.89%
White86,99013,95716.04%
Hispanic11,2792,45221.74%
Other6,9441,73324.96%
Multiple6,3491,12917.78%
Native62533954.24%
Asian2,80532611.62%
showing: 7 rows

20.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.53%

Male Poverty Rate

22.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is Native, with 54.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pitt County, North Carolina is Asian, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.89%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.64%
High School18.26%
Some College11.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.85%
showing: 4 rows

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.68%
Female Unemployed40.48%
Female Employed13.63%
Male Employed9.48%
showing: 4 rows

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

Pitt County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,311

Number of Veterans

8,923

Male Veterans

1,388

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.59%

Born in Pitt County, North Carolina

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

3.07%

Non Citizen

2.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 67.59% having been born in North Carolina. 3.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pitt County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Sources