Washington County, North Carolina Population 2022

Washington County, North Carolina's estimated population is 11,013 with a growth rate of -1.69% 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. The 2010 Population was 13,119 and has seen a growth of -16.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18002,4220.00%
18103,4641,04243.02%
18203,98652215.07%
18304,55256614.20%
18404,525-27-0.59%
18505,6641,13925.17%
18606,35769312.24%
18706,5161592.50%
18808,9282,41237.02%
189010,2001,27214.25%
190010,6084084.00%
191011,0624544.28%
192011,4293673.32%
193011,6031741.52%
194012,3237206.21%
195013,1808576.95%
196013,4883082.34%
197014,0385504.08%
198014,8017635.44%
199013,997-804-5.43%
201013,119-878-6.27%
201112,904-215-1.64%
201212,662-242-1.88%
201312,66970.06%
201412,476-193-1.52%
201512,247-229-1.84%
201612,070-177-1.45%
201711,944-126-1.04%
201811,769-175-1.47%
201911,580-189-1.61%
202011,391-189-1.63%
202111,202-189-1.66%
202211,013-189-1.69%
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Washington County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,41645.95%
Black or African American5,72748.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.45%
Asian350.30%
Some Other Race3202.71%
Two or More Races2372.01%
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Washington County, North Carolina Population by Race

Washington County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington County, North Carolina Median Age

46.9


Total

44.4


Male

49.8


Female

Washington County, North Carolina Adults

There are 9,414 adults, (2,885 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, North Carolina.

Washington County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

6,188

52.49%

Male

5,600

47.51%

Washington County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Washington County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.4%9.6%
Married84.1%15.9%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female41.2%58.8%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2372.2263.5
Married1,7023.0184.1
Male1252.5190.4
Female9923.5141.2
Non Family2,4181.1356.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Washington County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8079.79%
9th to 12th Grade5116.20%
High School Graduate2,94535.74%
Some College2,14526.03%
Associates Degree7749.39%
Bachelors Degree88410.73%
Graduate Degree1742.11%
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Washington County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American47479
White4,1423,709669
Black3,7772,977371
Hispanic17510615
Other Race7255
Asian3519
2+ Races11159

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 native american people with a rate of 19.15%.

Washington County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,442$41,084$19,694
Less Than 9th Grade$48,182$50,931$21,375
High School Graduate$34,483$39,688$
Some College$25,119$39,120$18,873
Bachelors Degree$35,000$43,906$26,923
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,442

Average Earnings

$41,084

Average Male

$19,694

Average Female

Washington County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Washington County, North Carolina Language

97.19% of Washington County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Washington County, North Carolina Language

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6692,32340.98%
Hispanic63517227.09%
White5,11368013.30%
Other154NaN%

27.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.68%

Male Poverty Rate

27.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, North Carolina is Black, with 40.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington 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 8.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.95%.

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.72%
High School19.06%
Some College20.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.82%

Washington County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.36%
Male Unemployed4.96%
Female Employed21.38%
Female Unemployed89.78%

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

Washington County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,941$48,901
Families$47,385$66,894
Married Families$67,026-
Non Families$18,344$27,072
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Washington County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War84
First Gulf War149
Vietnam330
Korea64
World War II101

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3427
35 to 54166
55 to 64257
65 to 74257
75+252

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White48410.34%
Black43510.11%
Native American36.00%
2+ Races3720.22%

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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17.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Washington County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Washington 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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83.39%

Born in Washington County, North Carolina

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Washington County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 83.39% having been born in North Carolina. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington 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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