Pitt County, North Carolina Population 2022

Pitt County, North Carolina's estimated population is 184,243 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pitt County, North Carolina is the 16th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 168,863 and has seen a growth of 9.11% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022184,2431,1670.64%
2021183,0761,1670.64%
2020181,9091,1670.65%
2019180,7421,1670.65%
2018179,5759680.54%
2017178,6071,4360.81%
2016177,1711,1000.62%
2015176,0711,0970.63%
2014174,9745940.34%
2013174,3801,4000.81%
2012172,9802,1891.28%
2011170,7911,9281.14%
2010168,86360,93956.46%
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%
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Pitt County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White102,08757.21%
Black or African American61,92434.70%
Some Other Race5,9473.33%
Two or More Races4,6662.61%
Asian3,1161.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native5910.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1020.06%
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Pitt County, North Carolina Population by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2022

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Pitt County, North Carolina Median Age

32.5


Total

31.1


Male

33.6


Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Adults

There are 140,020 adults, (22,859 of whom are seniors) in Pitt County, North Carolina.

Pitt County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pitt County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

94,455

52.94%

Male

83,978

47.06%

Pitt County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Pitt County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.1%66.9%
Non Family33.8%66.2%
Male50.7%49.3%
All52.1%47.9%
Married79%21%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pitt County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,7992.4652.1
Non Family28,6841.5233.8
Married27,5303.0779
Female11,1483.2533.1
Male2,4372.9950.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Pitt County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4563.19%
9th to 12th Grade8,1967.56%
High School Graduate25,78623.78%
Some College22,75420.98%
Associates Degree12,83711.84%
Bachelors Degree22,16320.44%
Graduate Degree13,25512.22%
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Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White61,88258,27225,804
Black37,61631,3986,743
Hispanic5,4704,0821,244
Other Race2,7321,880354
Asian2,0511,7191,128
2+ Races1,3471,266425
Native American33520337
Islander767661

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 islander people with a rate of 80.26%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,292$41,552$32,044
Less Than 9th Grade$16,873$22,308$13,182
High School Graduate$28,054$32,237$23,047
Some College$33,417$40,569$28,360
Bachelors Degree$45,298$59,147$39,736
Graduate Degree$61,864$71,659$55,913

$37,292

Average Earnings

$41,552

Average Male

$32,044

Average Female

Pitt County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pitt County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Pitt County, North Carolina Language

93.15% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Pitt County, North Carolina Language

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59,84819,38832.40%
White92,78315,31316.50%
Hispanic10,9332,91726.68%
Other1,829NaN%
Multiple4,4011,00622.86%
Asian2,99835011.67%
Native51818535.71%

22.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.79%

Male Poverty Rate

25.79%

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 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pitt 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 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.28%.

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.94%
High School18.98%
Some College12.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Pitt County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.57%
Male Unemployed40.48%
Female Employed16.88%
Male Employed10.92%

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

Pitt County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,437$67,261
Families$64,059$84,640
Married Families$87,591$105,876
Non Families$29,122$40,410
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Income by Household Type

Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pitt County, North Carolina Marital Status

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11,042

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,755
First Gulf War2,806
Second Gulf War2,269
Korea491
World War II229

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,201
65 to 742,828
55 to 642,189
75+1,810
18 to 341,014

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,8218.10%
Black3,9048.46%
Hispanic5267.56%
Other Race2316.56%
2+ Races662.57%
Native American204.06%

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Pitt County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Pitt 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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68.64%

Born in Pitt County, North Carolina

95.21%

Native Born

4.79%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.21% of Pitt County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 68.64% having been born in North Carolina. 2.84% 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

  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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