Scotland County, North Carolina Population 2020

Scotland County, North Carolina's estimated population is 34,086 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scotland County, North Carolina is the 69th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202034,086-362-1.05%
201934,448-362-1.04%
201834,810-362-1.03%
201735,172-159-0.45%
201635,33110.00%
201535,330-335-0.94%
201435,665-250-0.70%
201335,915-175-0.48%
201236,090-182-0.50%
201136,2722090.58%
201036,0632,3096.84%
199033,7541,4814.59%
198032,2735,34419.84%
197026,9291,7466.93%
196025,183-1,153-4.38%
195026,3363,10413.36%
194023,2323,05815.16%
193020,1744,57429.32%
192015,6002371.54%
191015,3632,81022.39%
190012,5530.00%

Scotland County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,65044.38%
Black or African American13,76439.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,03911.45%
Two or More Races8652.45%
Some Other Race6531.85%
Asian2740.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.05%

Scotland County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Scotland County, North Carolina Median Age

39.4


Total

37.8


Male

40.8


Female

Scotland County, North Carolina Adults

There are 27,152 adults, (5,960 of whom are seniors) in Scotland County, North Carolina.

Scotland County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotland County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,864

50.66%

Male

17,398

49.34%

Scotland County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Scotland County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All61.3%38.7%
Male54.8%45.2%
Non Family51%49%
Female37.4%62.6%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,1132.4961.3
Married5,3093.0783.4
Non Family4,2891.1451
Female2,9333.337.4
Male5823.0854.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scotland County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3295.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,44214.54%
High School Graduate8,06334.06%
Some College5,06721.40%
Associates Degree2,0988.86%
Bachelors Degree2,3209.80%
Graduate Degree1,3555.72%

Scotland County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,3139,6362,423
Black8,8746,885873
Native American2,4461,694143
Hispanic57833798
Multiple Races348262102
Other Race34117354
Asian17713963
Islander1717

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 asian people with a rate of 35.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,604$33,876$26,890
Less Than High School$24,198$27,589$18,650
High School Grad$26,984$31,473$19,650
Some College$28,658$34,792$24,361
Bachelors Degree$40,179$40,708$39,813
Graduate Degree$53,685$62,791$51,047

$30,604

Average Earnings

$33,876

Average Male

$26,890

Average Female

Scotland County, North Carolina Language

Scotland County, North Carolina Language by Age

Scotland County, North Carolina Language

96.16% of Scotland County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Scotland County, North Carolina Poverty

Scotland County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,4755,30442.52%
White14,4972,32616.04%
Native3,80286722.80%
Multiple78626733.97%
Hispanic88325829.22%
Other61320232.95%
Asian226156.64%

27.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.42%

Male Poverty Rate

29.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotland County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotland County, North Carolina is Black, with 42.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotland County, North Carolina is Asian, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.23%
High School25.27%
Some College18.91%
Bachelors or Greater6.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.88%
Male Unemployed48.17%
Female Employed15.61%
Male Employed7.70%

Scotland County, North Carolina Income

Scotland County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,617$46,614
Families$45,775$54,371
Married Families$60,743-
Non Families$19,139$28,729

Scotland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Scotland County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotland County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Scotland 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.

Scotland County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Scotland County, North Carolina Veterans

2,231

Number of Veterans

2,035

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam851
First Gulf War573
Second Gulf War318
Korea142
World War II85
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74583
35 to 54558
55 to 64513
75+457
18 to 34120
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,31910.25%
Black7297.08%
Indian1495.00%
2 or More348.97%
Hispanic121.81%

$Scotland County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotland County, North Carolina Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scotland 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

74.41%

Born in North Carolina

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.71% of Scotland County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.41% having been born in North Carolina. 1.37% 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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