Surry County, North Carolina Population 2022

Surry County, North Carolina's estimated population is 71,255 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Surry County, North Carolina is the 38th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 73,775 and has seen a growth of -3.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17907,1910.00%
18009,5052,31432.18%
181010,3668619.06%
182012,3201,95418.85%
183014,5042,18417.73%
184015,0795753.96%
185018,4433,36422.31%
186010,380-8,063-43.72%
187011,2528728.40%
188015,3024,05035.99%
189019,2813,97926.00%
190025,5156,23432.33%
191029,7054,19016.42%
192032,4642,7599.29%
193039,7497,28522.44%
194041,7832,0345.12%
195045,5933,8109.12%
196048,2052,6125.73%
197051,4153,2106.66%
198059,4498,03415.63%
199061,7042,2553.79%
201073,77512,07119.56%
201173,496-279-0.38%
201273,295-201-0.27%
201372,643-652-0.89%
201472,487-156-0.21%
201571,998-489-0.67%
201672,008100.01%
201772,107990.14%
201871,959-148-0.21%
201971,783-176-0.24%
202071,607-176-0.25%
202171,431-176-0.25%
202271,255-176-0.25%
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Surry County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,19589.28%
Black or African American2,7033.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native2390.33%
Asian4640.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1250.17%
Some Other Race2,5203.50%
Two or More Races1,6582.31%
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Surry County, North Carolina Population by Race

Surry County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Surry County, North Carolina Median Age

44


Total

42.8


Male

45.3


Female

Surry County, North Carolina Adults

There are 56,627 adults, (14,678 of whom are seniors) in Surry County, North Carolina.

Surry County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Surry County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

37,052

51.53%

Male

34,852

48.47%

Surry County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Surry County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All72.7%27.3%
Male61.1%38.9%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female53.2%46.8%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Surry County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,0012.4572.7
Married15,2543.0486.6
Male1,5423.1361.1
Female3,0123.1153.2
Non Family9,1931.1357.9

2.98

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Surry County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4048.64%
9th to 12th Grade5,85511.49%
High School Graduate14,84329.13%
Some College11,12721.84%
Associates Degree5,62311.04%
Bachelors Degree6,23412.23%
Graduate Degree2,8695.63%
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Surry County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Surry County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander1003838
Asian28023098
Native American11810032
White44,71236,7928,567
2+ Races85656484
Black1,8951,518175
Hispanic3,5491,716170
Other Race1,0195137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 84.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.00%.

Surry County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,102$39,870$28,048
Less Than 9th Grade$25,286$30,267$19,752
High School Graduate$28,218$34,326$22,751
Some College$33,407$42,786$27,793
Bachelors Degree$47,234$54,250$44,135
Graduate Degree$47,415$50,926$46,696

$34,102

Average Earnings

$39,870

Average Male

$28,048

Average Female

Surry County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Surry County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Surry County, North Carolina Language

89.66% of Surry County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 10.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.06% of the population.

Surry County, North Carolina Language

Surry County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1259172.80%
Black2,57576929.86%
Hispanic7,8171,75422.44%
White59,1498,88315.02%
Native2383313.87%
Asian458235.02%
Other655NaN%
Multiple1,65320212.22%

16.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Surry County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Surry County, North Carolina is Islander, with 72.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Surry County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 12.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.58%.

Surry County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.77%
High School15.37%
Some College11.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Surry County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.58%
Male Unemployed43.65%
Female Employed7.51%
Female Unemployed25.40%

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

Surry County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,979$63,337
Families$62,889$76,731
Married Families$71,445$86,481
Non Families$20,168$32,176
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Income by Household Type

Surry County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Surry County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Surry 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.

Surry County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Surry County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,373

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War345
First Gulf War484
Vietnam1,477
Korea244
World War II60

Surry County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34169
35 to 54663
55 to 64504
65 to 741,076
75+961

Surry County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1186.04%
Black1717.90%
Native American53.23%
Islander2929.00%
Other Race231.79%
2+ Races272.85%
Hispanic871.90%

Surry County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Surry County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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9.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Surry County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Surry County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Surry County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Surry 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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69.44%

Born in Surry County, North Carolina

94.11%

Native Born

5.89%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

2.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.11% of Surry County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 69.44% having been born in North Carolina. 3.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Surry 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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