Sampson County, North Carolina Population 2021

Sampson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 63,903 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 inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 63,532 and has seen a growth of 0.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202163,9031860.29%
202063,7171860.29%
201963,5311860.29%
201863,345820.13%
201763,263380.06%
201663,225-334-0.53%
201563,559-237-0.37%
201463,796-102-0.16%
201363,8981900.30%
201263,7081940.31%
201163,514-18-0.03%
201063,53216,23534.33%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.29% (186)
County Website
Founded
1784
County Seat
2010 Population
63,532
Growth Since 2010
0.58% (371)
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Sampson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,79162.78%
Black or African American16,08025.37%
Some Other Race4,2866.76%
Two or More Races1,7062.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1661.84%
Asian3560.56%
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Sampson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Sampson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Sampson County, North Carolina Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41.5


Female

Sampson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 47,829 adults, (11,045 of whom are seniors) in Sampson County, North Carolina.

Sampson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sampson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,258

50.89%

Male

31,127

49.11%

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
Female50.5%49.5%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male66%34%
All69.3%30.7%
Married81.9%18.1%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sampson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,4162.6669.3
Married10,6093.3581.9
Non Family7,7111.1461.3
Female3,5543.5650.5
Male1,5423.4466

3.31

Average Family Size

2.66

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 Grade3,7788.88%
9th to 12th Grade5,01511.79%
High School Graduate14,55334.22%
Some College9,06421.31%
Associates Degree4,29210.09%
Bachelors Degree4,1169.68%
Graduate Degree1,7124.03%
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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
White24,14920,8994,078
Black11,2989,2951,248
Hispanic5,7102,403306
Other Race1,970787143
2+ Races727502118
Native American68857362
Asian22419948

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.43%.

Sampson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,652$35,429$24,752
Less Than 9th Grade$22,275$26,976$16,693
High School Graduate$28,727$33,347$21,640
Some College$29,467$37,145$24,913
Bachelors Degree$39,801$44,764$37,698
Graduate Degree$53,662$63,269$50,149

$30,652

Average Earnings

$35,429

Average Male

$24,752

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

81.77% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 18.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.97% 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
Black15,7504,88731.03%
Hispanic12,3244,26534.61%
White31,9423,49110.93%
Other4,2321,15527.29%
Multiple1,65727616.66%
Native1,15619817.13%
Asian35310630.03%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.38%

Male Poverty Rate

23.29%

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 34.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sampson County, North Carolina is White, with 10.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.27%.

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.10%
High School18.06%
Some College11.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

Sampson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.61%
Male Unemployed37.23%
Female Employed11.26%
Male Employed8.36%

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$42,151$58,515
Families$52,417$68,757
Married Families$65,399$81,838
Non Families$23,542$34,284
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Income by Household Type

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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 35-44.

Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Sampson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,416

Number of Veterans

3,160

Male Veterans

256

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,495
First Gulf War830
Second Gulf War307
Korea227
World War II26

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,010
35 to 54872
55 to 64796
75+653
18 to 3485

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0686.71%
Black1,1048.77%
Hispanic1532.13%
Other Race1004.26%
Native American9111.04%
2+ Races444.51%
Asian93.59%

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sampson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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75.64%

Born in Sampson County, North Carolina

90.02%

Native Born

9.98%

Foreign Born

8.03%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.02% of Sampson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.64% having been born in North Carolina. 8.03% 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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