Transylvania County, North Carolina Population 2022

Transylvania County, North Carolina's estimated population is 35,021 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Transylvania County, North Carolina is the 70th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 33,085 and has seen a growth of 5.85% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,5360.00%
18805,3401,80451.02%
18905,88154110.13%
19006,62073912.57%
19107,1915718.63%
19209,3032,11229.37%
19309,5892863.07%
194012,2412,65227.66%
195015,1942,95324.12%
196016,3721,1787.75%
197019,7133,34120.41%
198023,4173,70418.79%
199025,5202,1038.98%
201033,0857,56529.64%
201132,807-278-0.84%
201232,835280.09%
201332,827-8-0.02%
201432,9521250.38%
201533,1572050.62%
201633,3932360.71%
201733,7673741.12%
201834,1734061.20%
201934,3852120.62%
202034,5972120.62%
202134,8092120.61%
202235,0212120.61%
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Transylvania County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,13891.48%
Black or African American1,4544.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.38%
Asian560.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%
Some Other Race5491.61%
Two or More Races7112.09%
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Transylvania County, North Carolina Population by Race

Transylvania County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Transylvania County, North Carolina Median Age

51.9


Total

49.7


Male

53.3


Female

Transylvania County, North Carolina Adults

There are 28,707 adults, (10,270 of whom are seniors) in Transylvania County, North Carolina.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Transylvania County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

17,766

52.19%

Male

16,273

47.81%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Transylvania County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Male65.8%34.2%
Female51.7%48.3%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Transylvania County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6482.2375.6
Married7,5422.6387.1
Male5703.5765.8
Female1,6872.9251.7
Non Family4,8491.2267.2

2.69

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Transylvania County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7542.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,5956.12%
High School Graduate6,41724.64%
Some College6,04823.22%
Associates Degree2,4199.29%
Bachelors Degree5,48121.05%
Graduate Degree3,33012.79%
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Transylvania County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Transylvania County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,24022,3458,441
2+ Races357302108
Asian505015
Hispanic627267161
Black767721184
Native American12012012
Other Race2312413

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.82%.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,461$36,306$26,578
Less Than 9th Grade$15,514$17,776$13,500
High School Graduate$30,158$35,283$21,185
Some College$30,033$37,987$26,743
Bachelors Degree$37,245$42,388$32,039
Graduate Degree$42,219$55,400$37,383

$30,461

Average Earnings

$36,306

Average Male

$26,578

Average Female

Transylvania County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Transylvania County, North Carolina Language

95.80% of Transylvania County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Language

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,28649138.18%
White29,9353,90413.04%
Other194NaN%
Hispanic1,08031529.17%
Multiple672365.36%

14.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina is Black, with 38.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Transylvania County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.45%.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.20%
High School14.82%
Some College9.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.59%
Male Unemployed39.61%
Female Employed9.72%
Female Unemployed26.42%

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

Transylvania County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,509$68,831
Families$64,537$80,869
Married Families$73,307-
Non Families$32,223$42,584
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Income by Household Type

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Transylvania 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.

Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Transylvania County, North Carolina Marital Status

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3,617

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War373
First Gulf War392
Vietnam1,469
Korea206
World War II285

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34135
35 to 54708
55 to 64459
65 to 741,075
75+1,240

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,49113.09%
Black11610.68%
2+ Races101.92%

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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10.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Transylvania County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Transylvania 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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47.47%

Born in Transylvania County, North Carolina

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Transylvania County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 47.47% having been born in North Carolina. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Transylvania 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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