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Population Demographics for North Carolina 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in North Carolina

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population9,535,483100
Black or African American2,048,62821
Hispanic or Latino800,1208
Some Other Race414,0304
Two or More Races206,1992
American Indian122,1101
Three or more races16,355Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander6,604Below 1%
Native Hawaiian1,389Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes295Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population4,645,4924,889,9919,535,483
Black or African American958,9031,089,7252,048,628
Hispanic or Latino427,735372,385800,120
Some Other Race226,730187,300414,030
Two or More Races100,782105,417206,199
American Indian59,75262,358122,110
Three or more races7,3109,04516,355
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander3,4353,1696,604
Native Hawaiian6946951,389
Alaska Native tribes130165295

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Demographic population totals

Total population in North Carolina

Total Population:9,535,483
Male Population:4,645,492
Female Population:4,889,991

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in North Carolina

Both sexes37

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in North Carolina

Total Population:9,278,237
Male Population:4,488,652
Under 5 years:322,407
5 to 9 years:324,565
10 to 14 years:321,939
15 to 17 years:194,476
18 and 19 years:112,166
20 years:56,796
21 years:58,479
22 to 24 years:178,070
25 to 29 years:297,706
30 to 34 years:293,859
35 to 39 years:314,902
40 to 44 years:320,369
45 to 49 years:332,392
50 to 54 years:316,779
55 to 59 years:280,317
60 and 61 years:104,324
62 to 64 years:147,401
65 and 66 years:80,268
67 to 69 years:105,702
70 to 74 years:130,965
75 to 79 years:92,872
80 to 84 years:61,222
85 years and over:40,676
Female Population:4,789,585
Under 5 years:308,816
5 to 9 years:310,777
10 to 14 years:307,781
15 to 17 years:184,739
18 and 19 years:105,167
20 years:57,791
21 years:60,018
22 to 24 years:184,627
25 to 29 years:313,267
30 to 34 years:312,950
35 to 39 years:333,473
40 to 44 years:335,742
45 to 49 years:355,399
50 to 54 years:344,371
55 to 59 years:313,800
60 and 61 years:116,387
62 to 64 years:164,816
65 and 66 years:91,017
67 to 69 years:121,998
70 to 74 years:159,011
75 to 79 years:124,709
80 to 84 years:95,426
85 years and over:87,503

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in North Carolina

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in North Carolina

Family led homes:2,499,174
Husband-wife family:1,812,029
Other family:687,145
Population of male led with no wife present:173,010
Population female led with no husband present:514,135
Population of Nonfamily homes:1,245,981
Population living alone:1,011,348
Population not living alone:234,633

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in North Carolina with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:1,248,342
Population of family homes:1,235,985
Husband-wife family:787,382
Under 6 years only:190,902
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:173,626
6 to 17 years only:422,854
Other family:448,603
Male householder, no wife present:101,194
Under 6 years only:27,726
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:17,815
6 to 17 years only:55,653
Female led with no husband present:347,409
Under 6 years only:79,108
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:70,374
6 to 17 years only:197,927
Nonfamily households:12,357
Male led households:9,085
Under 6 years only:2,091
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:904
6 to 17 years only:6,090
Female led householder:3,272
Under 6 years only:850
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:216
6 to 17 years only:2,206
Households with no people under 18 years:2,496,813
Family households:1,263,189
Husband-wife family:1,024,647
Other family:238,542
Male led with no wife present:71,816
Female led with no husband present:166,726
Nonfamily households:1,233,624
Male led householder:558,318
Female led householder:675,306

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in North Carolina, by type

Total Home Population:3,745,155
Population of Family homes:2,499,174
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:89,950
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:402,232
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:560,214
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:553,755
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:233,339
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:213,096
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:278,821
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:136,019
Population of 85 year olds and over:31,748
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:1,245,981
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:103,018
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:186,460
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:151,942
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:217,483
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:116,161
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:111,208
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:164,714
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:130,187
Population of 85 year olds and over:64,808

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in North Carolina containing people over 60

Total Population:3,745,155
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:1,237,390
1-person household:441,542
2-or-more-person household:795,848
Family households:759,815
Nonfamily households:36,033
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:2,507,765
1-person household:569,806
2-or-more-person household:1,937,959
Family homes:1,739,359
Nonfamily homes:198,600

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in North Carolina with multiple generations.

Total Population:3,745,155
Home has three or more generations:141,628
Home does not have three or more generations:3,603,527

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in North Carolina under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:2,273,708
Unmarried partner of home lead present:176,823
In family homes:167,410
Population of male led and male partner homes:4,788
Population of male led and female partner households:68,684
Population of female led and female partner households:8,691
Population of female led and male partner households:85,247
In nonfamily homes:9,413
Population of male led and male partner homes:106
Population of male led and female partner homes:8,010
Population of female led and female partner homes:346
Population of female led and male partner homes:951
No unmarried partner of home lead present:2,096,885
In family homes:2,089,487
Population of husband-wife family homes:1,470,352
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:95,333
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:523,802
In nonfamily homes:7,398

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in North Carolina

Total Population:7,522,171
Population Under 18 years:2,237,100
Population 18 years and over:5,285,071

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in North Carolina have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:2,497,900
Family home:1,834,773
Nonfamily homess:663,127
Male led home:280,255
Living alone:226,440
Not living alone:53,815
Female led home:382,872
Living alone:340,633
Not living alone:42,239
Population of Renter occupied homes:1,247,255
Family run homes:664,401
Husband-wife family:316,958
Other family:347,443
Male led with no wife present:78,955
Female led with no husband present:268,488
Nonfamily Homes:582,854
Male led homes:287,148
Male living alone:208,928
Male not living alone:78,220
Female led homes:295,706
Females living alone:235,347
Females not living alone:60,359

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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