Sampson County, North Carolina Population 2022

Sampson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 64,089 with a growth rate of 0.29% 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. The 2010 Population was 63,532 and has seen a growth of 0.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17906,0650.00%
18006,71965410.78%
18106,620-99-1.47%
18208,9082,28834.56%
183011,6342,72630.60%
184012,1575234.50%
185014,5852,42819.97%
186016,6242,03913.98%
187016,436-188-1.13%
188022,8946,45839.29%
189025,0962,2029.62%
190026,3801,2845.12%
191029,9823,60213.65%
192036,0026,02020.08%
193040,0824,08011.33%
194047,4407,35818.36%
195049,7802,3404.93%
196048,013-1,767-3.55%
197044,954-3,059-6.37%
198049,6874,73310.53%
199047,297-2,390-4.81%
201063,53216,23534.33%
201163,514-18-0.03%
201263,7081940.31%
201363,8981900.30%
201463,796-102-0.16%
201563,559-237-0.37%
201663,225-334-0.53%
201763,263380.06%
201863,345820.13%
201963,5311860.29%
202063,7171860.29%
202163,9031860.29%
202264,0891860.29%
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Sampson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,43960.74%
Black or African American16,11525.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3182.08%
Asian3700.58%
Some Other Race4,9327.79%
Two or More Races2,1103.33%
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Sampson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Sampson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Sampson County, North Carolina Median Age

40.3


Total

38.9


Male

41.8


Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 47,794 adults, (11,340 of whom are seniors) in Sampson County, North Carolina.

Sampson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sampson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,156

50.81%

Male

31,128

49.19%

Sampson County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Sampson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All72%28%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female54.3%45.7%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sampson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,1622.6872
Married11,0263.2383.4
Male1,7223.3461.3
Female3,3913.6754.3
Non Family7,0231.1865.2

3.23

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Sampson County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2327.61%
9th to 12th Grade4,84911.41%
High School Graduate14,87435.01%
Some College9,04521.29%
Associates Degree4,34910.24%
Bachelors Degree4,31810.16%
Graduate Degree1,8144.27%
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Sampson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sampson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian18113965
White24,01921,0624,113
2+ Races863619138
Black11,2879,5321,414
Native American77861567
Other Race2,2631,089176
Hispanic5,8402,703385

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.91%.

Sampson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,148$37,675$27,178
Less Than 9th Grade$23,958$31,565$16,093
High School Graduate$31,059$37,421$22,687
Some College$31,262$39,957$25,737
Bachelors Degree$41,875$45,511$39,310
Graduate Degree$57,386$65,114$53,036

$33,148

Average Earnings

$37,675

Average Male

$27,178

Average Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sampson County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Sampson County, North Carolina Language

81.29% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 18.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.52% of the population.

Sampson County, North Carolina Language

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,7675,02831.89%
Hispanic12,5533,65229.09%
Native1,30232124.65%
Multiple2,06444821.71%
Asian3696317.07%
White31,6924,41713.94%
Other606NaN%

21.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.97%

Male Poverty Rate

23.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina is Black, with 31.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sampson 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 5.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.76%.

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.53%
High School17.78%
Some College13.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.96%
Male Unemployed31.62%
Female Employed11.56%
Female Unemployed59.57%

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

Sampson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,914$60,840
Families$52,517$70,416
Married Families$65,660$82,699
Non Families$23,012$34,786
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Income by Household Type

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,261

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War417
First Gulf War704
Vietnam1,218
Korea195
World War II19

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34138
35 to 54898
55 to 64779
65 to 74818
75+628

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9396.48%
Black1,0658.41%
Native American636.94%
Asian83.20%
Other Race722.70%
2+ Races1149.13%
Hispanic2313.15%

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Sampson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Sampson 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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76.80%

Born in Sampson County, North Carolina

90.39%

Native Born

9.61%

Foreign Born

7.54%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.39% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 76.80% having been born in North Carolina. 7.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sampson 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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