Stokes County, North Carolina Population 2020

Stokes County, North Carolina's estimated population is 45,007 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stokes County, North Carolina is the 59th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202045,007-230-0.51%
201945,237-230-0.51%
201845,467-230-0.50%
201745,697-190-0.41%
201645,887-259-0.56%
201546,146-180-0.39%
201446,326-191-0.41%
201346,517-215-0.46%
201246,732-410-0.87%
201147,142-207-0.44%
201047,34910,12627.20%
199037,2234,13712.50%
198033,0869,30439.12%
197023,7821,4686.58%
196022,3147943.69%
195021,520-1,136-5.01%
194022,6563661.64%
193022,2901,7158.34%
192020,5754242.10%
191020,1512851.43%
190019,8662,66715.51%
189017,1991,84612.02%
188015,3534,14536.98%
187011,2088067.75%
186010,4021,19612.99%
18509,206-7,059-43.40%
184016,265690.43%
183016,1962,16315.41%
182014,0332,38820.51%
181011,6456195.61%
180011,0262,49829.29%
17908,5280.00%

Stokes County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,68092.97%
Black or African American1,9634.28%
Two or More Races6151.34%
Some Other Race2730.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1880.41%
Asian1730.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.03%

Stokes County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Stokes County, North Carolina Median Age

46


Total

45.3


Male

46.8


Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Adults

There are 36,985 adults, (9,098 of whom are seniors) in Stokes County, North Carolina.

Stokes County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Stokes County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,422

51.02%

Male

22,483

48.98%

Stokes County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Stokes County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Female60.4%39.6%
Male53.2%46.8%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,3022.3577.7
Married9,9532.8788.3
Non Family5,9491.1371.1
Female2,2942.9660.4
Male1,1062.9453.2

2.83

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stokes County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5884.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,94111.73%
High School Graduate13,81541.11%
Some College6,51619.39%
Associates Degree3,2719.73%
Bachelors Degree3,41310.16%
Graduate Degree1,0583.15%

Stokes County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,96826,2634,293
Black1,4721,17077
Hispanic662200
Multiple Races30419014
Other Race24284
Native American18816544
Asian767143
Islander6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,666$36,877$29,134
Less Than High School$21,695$29,276$13,783
High School Grad$29,124$31,466$23,047
Some College$39,035$46,135$32,039
Bachelors Degree$44,182$51,127$40,940
Graduate Degree$63,352$70,370$63,011

$32,666

Average Earnings

$36,877

Average Male

$29,134

Average Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

Stokes County, North Carolina Language by Age

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

97.14% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,4175,17612.50%
Hispanic1,30860446.18%
Black1,89328314.95%
Other27321779.49%
Multiple608528.55%
Native1883317.55%

13.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

15.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is Other, with 79.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.95%
High School11.39%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.37%
Female Unemployed24.90%
Female Employed7.11%
Male Employed4.56%

Stokes County, North Carolina Income

Stokes County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,169$58,238
Families$56,203$65,982
Married Families$64,373$72,405
Non Families$24,866$39,140

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Stokes 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 45-54.

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans

3,213

Number of Veterans

2,997

Male Veterans

216

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,244
Second Gulf War424
First Gulf War333
Korea290
World War II121
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74920
75+740
35 to 54625
55 to 64619
18 to 34309
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9248.46%
Black21013.67%
Hispanic394.47%
Indian3015.96%
2 or More277.52%
Asian2228.95%

$Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment Status

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Stokes 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

72.44%

Born in North Carolina

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.46% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 72.44% having been born in North Carolina. 1.06% 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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