Stokes County, North Carolina Population 2022

Stokes County, North Carolina's estimated population is 45,831 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stokes County, North Carolina is the 58th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 47,344 and has seen a growth of -3.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17908,5280.00%
180011,0262,49829.29%
181011,6456195.61%
182014,0332,38820.51%
183016,1962,16315.41%
184016,265690.43%
18509,206-7,059-43.40%
186010,4021,19612.99%
187011,2088067.75%
188015,3534,14536.98%
189017,1991,84612.02%
190019,8662,66715.51%
191020,1512851.43%
192020,5754242.10%
193022,2901,7158.34%
194022,6563661.64%
195021,520-1,136-5.01%
196022,3147943.69%
197023,7821,4686.58%
198033,0869,30439.12%
199037,2234,13712.50%
201047,34410,12127.19%
201147,142-202-0.43%
201246,731-411-0.87%
201346,514-217-0.46%
201446,323-191-0.41%
201546,159-164-0.35%
201645,920-239-0.52%
201745,724-196-0.43%
201845,511-213-0.47%
201945,591800.18%
202045,671800.18%
202145,751800.18%
202245,831800.17%
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Stokes County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,39992.80%
Black or African American1,8103.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2350.51%
Asian1750.38%
Some Other Race4460.98%
Two or More Races6231.36%
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Stokes County, North Carolina Population by Race

Stokes County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Stokes County, North Carolina Median Age

46.6


Total

46.2


Male

47.3


Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Adults

There are 37,088 adults, (9,389 of whom are seniors) in Stokes County, North Carolina.

Stokes County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Stokes County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,542

51.53%

Male

22,146

48.47%

Stokes County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Stokes County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family71.5%28.5%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female55.9%44.1%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stokes County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,6082.377.9
Married9,9452.9287.9
Male7752.4469.9
Female2,3542.8455.9
Non Family6,5341.1671.5

2.8

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Stokes County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6364.86%
9th to 12th Grade3,37110.01%
High School Graduate13,68540.62%
Some College7,27421.59%
Associates Degree3,2229.56%
Bachelors Degree3,0939.18%
Graduate Degree1,4104.19%
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Stokes County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stokes County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian10510534
Native American16515424
White31,03827,0114,282
Black1,286988137
2+ Races34319926
Hispanic858216
Other Race41573

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.38%.

Stokes County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,088$42,597$32,211
Less Than 9th Grade$30,469$35,160$18,158
High School Graduate$31,509$33,647$30,506
Some College$40,348$50,201$32,708
Bachelors Degree$46,215$56,139$44,455
Graduate Degree$63,643$66,976$50,833

$37,088

Average Earnings

$42,597

Average Male

$32,211

Average Female

Stokes County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stokes County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Stokes County, North Carolina Language

96.27% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Stokes County, North Carolina Language

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,48563642.83%
Multiple61624339.45%
Native2356728.51%
Black1,73126615.37%
White40,8584,93912.09%
Other155NaN%

13.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stokes County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 42.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stokes 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 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.04%.

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.33%
High School12.51%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Stokes County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed17.60%
Female Employed8.51%
Female Unemployed45.05%

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

Stokes County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,668$64,616
Families$59,377$73,102
Married Families$70,303-
Non Families$31,618$45,085
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Income by Household Type

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Stokes County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Stokes County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,270

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War403
First Gulf War540
Vietnam1,199
Korea231
World War II69

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34231
35 to 54639
55 to 64782
65 to 74824
75+794

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0258.78%
Black17611.93%
Native American2011.90%
Asian3533.33%
2+ Races143.37%

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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2.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stokes County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Stokes County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Stokes 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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74.33%

Born in Stokes County, North Carolina

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.58% of Stokes County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.33% having been born in North Carolina. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stokes 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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