Population Demographics for Wake County, North Carolina in 2020, 2019



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population900,993100
White597,54666
Black or African American186,51020
Hispanic or Latino87,9229
Asian48,5535
Some Other Race40,9284
Two or More Races22,5662
American Indian4,503Below 1%
Three or more races2,030Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander387Below 1%
Native Hawaiian105Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population438,792462,201900,993
White293,824303,722597,546
Black or African American85,591100,919186,510
Hispanic or Latino46,15841,76487,922
Asian23,90424,64948,553
Some Other Race22,10418,82440,928
Two or More Races10,95311,61322,566
American Indian2,2342,2694,503
Three or more races8841,1462,030
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander182205387
Native Hawaiian5253105

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Wake County

 
Total Population:900,993
Male Population:438,792
Female Population:462,201

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Wake County

 
Both sexes34
Male33
Female35

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Wake County

 
Total Population:880,010
Male Population:428,224
Under 5 years:33,271
5 to 9 years:34,489
10 to 14 years:32,592
15 to 17 years:18,799
18 and 19 years:9,354
20 years:5,046
21 years:5,480
22 to 24 years:18,000
25 to 29 years:31,963
30 to 34 years:33,175
35 to 39 years:35,595
40 to 44 years:34,862
45 to 49 years:33,555
50 to 54 years:29,224
55 to 59 years:22,844
60 and 61 years:7,614
62 to 64 years:10,687
65 and 66 years:5,600
67 to 69 years:6,770
70 to 74 years:7,765
75 to 79 years:5,470
80 to 84 years:3,507
85 years and over:2,562
Female Population:451,786
Under 5 years:32,148
5 to 9 years:33,549
10 to 14 years:31,417
15 to 17 years:17,879
18 and 19 years:8,297
20 years:4,677
21 years:5,046
22 to 24 years:18,321
25 to 29 years:33,867
30 to 34 years:36,019
35 to 39 years:37,557
40 to 44 years:36,487
45 to 49 years:35,643
50 to 54 years:31,300
55 to 59 years:25,872
60 and 61 years:8,861
62 to 64 years:12,158
65 and 66 years:6,215
67 to 69 years:7,834
70 to 74 years:9,856
75 to 79 years:7,352
80 to 84 years:5,775
85 years and over:5,656

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Wake County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Wake County

 
Total:345,645
Family led homes:227,117
Husband-wife family:174,737
Other family:52,380
Population of male led with no wife present:12,735
Population female led with no husband present:39,645
Population of Nonfamily homes:118,528
Population living alone:90,976
Population not living alone:27,552

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

Total occupied homes in Wake County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:345,645
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:127,213
Population of family homes:126,341
Husband-wife family:90,899
Under 6 years only:24,022
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:19,592
6 to 17 years only:47,285
Other family:35,442
Male householder, no wife present:7,482
Under 6 years only:1,999
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,319
6 to 17 years only:4,164
Female led with no husband present:27,960
Under 6 years only:5,816
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:5,119
6 to 17 years only:17,025
Nonfamily households:872
Male led households:611
Under 6 years only:172
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:49
6 to 17 years only:390
Female led householder:261
Under 6 years only:81
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:19
6 to 17 years only:161
Households with no people under 18 years:218,432
Family households:100,776
Husband-wife family:83,838
Other family:16,938
Male led with no wife present:5,253
Female led with no husband present:11,685
Nonfamily households:117,656
Male led householder:53,308
Female led householder:64,348

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Wake County, by type

 
Total Home Population:345,645
Population of Family homes:227,117
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:5,550
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:40,792
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:62,371
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:56,080
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:19,680
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:15,649
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:17,483
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:7,645
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,867
Population of Nonfamily Homes:118,528
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:13,044
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:28,032
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:18,708
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:19,644
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:9,359
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:8,274
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:10,190
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:7,282
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,995

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Wake County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:345,645
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:81,484
1-person household:27,831
2-or-more-person household:53,653
Family households:51,226
Nonfamily households:2,427
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:264,161
1-person household:63,145
2-or-more-person household:201,016
Family homes:175,891
Nonfamily homes:25,125

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Wake County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:345,645
Home has three or more generations:9,917
Home does not have three or more generations:335,728

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Wake County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:234,055
Unmarried partner of home lead present:12,260
In family homes:11,709
Population of male led and male partner homes:384
Population of male led and female partner households:4,720
Population of female led and female partner households:784
Population of female led and male partner households:5,821
In nonfamily homes:551
Population of male led and male partner homes:8
Population of male led and female partner homes:449
Population of female led and female partner homes:33
Population of female led and male partner homes:61
No unmarried partner of home lead present:221,795
In family homes:221,197
Population of husband-wife family homes:171,917
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:7,450
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:41,830
In nonfamily homes:598

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Wake County

 
Total Population:709,044
Population Under 18 years:231,591
Population 18 years and over:477,453

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Wake County have lived in one place.

 
Total:345,645
Population of Owner occupied homes:225,154
Family home:169,463
Nonfamily homess:55,691
Male led home:23,028
Living alone:17,569
Not living alone:5,459
Female led home:32,663
Living alone:28,262
Not living alone:4,401
Population of Renter occupied homes:120,491
Family run homes:57,654
Husband-wife family:29,401
Other family:28,253
Male led with no wife present:6,558
Female led with no husband present:21,695
Nonfamily Homes:62,837
Male led homes:30,891
Male living alone:20,861
Male not living alone:10,030
Female led homes:31,946
Females living alone:24,284
Females not living alone:7,662