Sampson County, North Carolina Population 2020

Sampson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 64,012 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sampson County, North Carolina is the 43rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202064,0121930.30%
201963,8191930.30%
201863,6261930.30%
201763,4331100.17%
201663,323-282-0.44%
201563,605-215-0.34%
201463,820-97-0.15%
201363,9172020.32%
201263,7152010.32%
201163,514-22-0.03%
201063,53616,23934.33%
199047,297-2,390-4.81%
198049,6874,73310.53%
197044,954-3,059-6.37%
196048,013-1,767-3.55%
195049,7802,3404.93%
194047,4407,35818.36%
193040,0824,08011.33%
192036,0026,02020.08%
191029,9823,60213.65%
190026,3801,2845.12%
189025,0962,2029.62%
188022,8946,45839.29%
187016,436-188-1.13%
186016,6242,03913.98%
185014,5852,42819.97%
184012,1575234.50%
183011,6342,72630.60%
18208,9082,28834.56%
18106,620-99-1.47%
18006,71965410.78%
17906,0650.00%

Sampson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,96264.45%
Black or African American16,03025.22%
Some Other Race3,0974.87%
Two or More Races1,8902.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2081.90%
Asian3740.59%

Sampson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Sampson County, North Carolina Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41.6


Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 47,901 adults, (10,866 of whom are seniors) in Sampson County, North Carolina.

Sampson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sampson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,330

50.86%

Male

31,231

49.14%

Sampson County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Sampson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All68.8%31.2%
Male62.8%37.2%
Non Family59%41%
Female52.8%47.2%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,5372.6668.8
Married10,7153.3382.1
Non Family7,8941.1659
Female3,5993.6552.8
Male1,3293.4862.8

3.31

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sampson County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2169.92%
9th to 12th Grade5,27612.41%
High School Graduate14,17133.33%
Some College9,17821.59%
Associates Degree4,2499.99%
Bachelors Degree3,8789.12%
Graduate Degree1,5493.64%

Sampson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,25420,8943,986
Black11,1859,1441,004
Hispanic5,5851,847233
Other Race1,392419104
Native American76957076
Multiple Races705474109
Asian24521055

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,848$33,333$24,425
Less Than High School$20,402$22,462$16,326
High School Grad$26,408$32,024$20,227
Some College$29,576$38,044$25,531
Bachelors Degree$40,332$50,767$36,702
Graduate Degree$52,058$63,611$47,061

$28,848

Average Earnings

$33,333

Average Male

$24,425

Average Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Language

Sampson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Sampson County, North Carolina Language

83.11% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 16.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.61% of the population.

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,6925,47334.88%
Hispanic12,1874,79039.30%
White32,1964,33513.46%
Other3,02099232.85%
Multiple1,83140322.01%
Native1,19818715.61%
Asian37210127.15%

24.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.52%

Male Poverty Rate

25.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 39.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.26%
High School19.56%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.77%
Male Unemployed44.05%
Female Employed13.25%
Male Employed11.98%

Sampson County, North Carolina Income

Sampson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,068$56,453
Families$49,201$67,115
Married Families$63,021$80,010
Non Families$21,583$32,174

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Sampson 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.

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans

3,405

Number of Veterans

3,217

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,563
First Gulf War600
Second Gulf War305
Korea242
World War II49
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,082
55 to 64801
35 to 54779
75+670
18 to 3473
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1066.70%
Black1,0618.46%
Hispanic1141.62%
Indian9110.16%
Other854.92%
2 or More505.15%
Asian124.38%

$Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sampson 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

75.49%

Born in North Carolina

90.20%

Native Born

9.80%

Foreign Born

7.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.20% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.49% having been born in North Carolina. 7.86% 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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