Washington County, North Carolina Population 2020

Washington County, North Carolina's estimated population is 11,539 with a growth rate of -1.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, North Carolina is the 93rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,539-160-1.37%
201911,699-160-1.35%
201811,859-160-1.33%
201712,019-103-0.85%
201612,122-160-1.30%
201512,282-214-1.71%
201412,496-193-1.52%
201312,689100.08%
201212,679-241-1.87%
201112,920-215-1.64%
201013,135-862-6.16%
199013,997-804-5.43%
198014,8017635.44%
197014,0385504.08%
196013,4883082.34%
195013,1808576.95%
194012,3237206.21%
193011,6031741.52%
192011,4293673.32%
191011,0624544.28%
190010,6084084.00%
189010,2001,27214.25%
18808,9282,41237.02%
18706,5161592.50%
18606,35769312.24%
18505,6641,13925.17%
18404,525-27-0.59%
18304,55256614.20%
18203,98652215.07%
18103,4641,04243.02%
18002,4220.00%

Washington County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,75547.34%
White5,67046.64%
Two or More Races4153.41%
Some Other Race2532.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.35%
Asian210.17%

Washington County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Washington County, North Carolina Median Age

45.5


Total

41.7


Male

48.1


Female

Washington County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,677 adults, (2,774 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, North Carolina.

Washington County, North Carolina Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

6,430

52.90%

Male

5,726

47.10%

Washington County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Washington County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.1%16.9%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female35.8%64.2%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0732.3763.2
Non Family2,1951.1957.2
Married1,8293.1283.1
Female9593.5935.8
Male902.51100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7889.40%
9th to 12th Grade89510.67%
High School Graduate2,99835.75%
Some College2,01424.02%
Associates Degree7458.88%
Bachelors Degree6597.86%
Graduate Degree2873.42%

Washington County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3193,694522
Black3,7332,840397
Hispanic2166317
Other Race58482
Multiple Races514710
Native American38356
Asian2112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 19.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,877$38,500$21,026
Less Than High School$29,153$35,331$18,105
High School Grad$24,617$36,607$20,613
Some College$31,933$42,813$25,997
Bachelors Degree$40,250$47,868$17,109
Graduate Degree$$31,583$13,281

$29,877

Average Earnings

$38,500

Average Male

$21,026

Average Female

Washington County, North Carolina Language

Washington County, North Carolina Language by Age

Washington County, North Carolina Language

96.55% of Washington County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6841,91533.69%
White5,28670413.32%
Hispanic63317727.96%
Other25210240.48%
Multiple411163.89%

23.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.78%

Male Poverty Rate

30.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Other, with 40.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 3.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.04%
Some College16.84%
High School10.67%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.49%
Female Employed16.56%
Male Employed3.10%
Male Unemployed1.08%

Washington County, North Carolina Income

Washington County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,512$44,474
Families$47,376$55,292
Married Families$63,413-
Non Families$20,853$29,279

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Washington 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.

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans

809

Number of Veterans

746

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam358
First Gulf War78
Second Gulf War60
Korea54
World War II17
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64237
65 to 74220
75+176
35 to 54173
18 to 343
Name Veterans % of Total
White50210.30%
Black3036.99%
Indian410.26%

$Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

13.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Employment Status

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington 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

83.44%

Born in North Carolina

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.47% of Washington County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 83.44% having been born in North Carolina. 2.22% 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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