North Carolina
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North Carolina POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

North Carolina Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
10,273,419

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.01
5 To 17 16.77
18 To 24 9.74
25 To 34 13.12
35 To 54 26.65
55 To 64 12.65
65 Years And Over 15.07

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 86.9
College Graduated 29.9
Attending College 5.8

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
North Carolina 28123 24053.883247265614 #D5DF25
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
North Carolina 50320 23274.702005134255 #DAE122
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.1%

Employment Industries in NC

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.0
Manufacturing 12.5
Retail 11.8
Education 9.2
Accommodation 7.8
Construction 6.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.1
Other 4.9
Finance 4.6
Public Service 4.3
Administration 4.3
Transportation 3.6
Wholesale 2.6
Arts 1.9
Real Estate 1.8
Information Technology 1.8
Agriculture 1.2
Utilities 0.9
Management 0.1
Mining 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 63.6
Black Or African American 21.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 1.1
Asian 2.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 9.1

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 19.1
German 10.3
English 9.2
Irish 8.5
Italian 3.2
Scots-Irish 2.5
Scottish 2.4
French 1.6
Polish 1.4
European 1.4
Dutch 1.0
African 0.9
British 0.6
Welsh 0.5
Swedish 0.5
Norwegian 0.5
Russian 0.4
French Canadian 0.3
Greek 0.3
Hungarian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 88.6
Spanish 7.5
Indic languages 0.6
Chinese 0.4
French 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.3
German 0.3
Vietnamese 0.3
Arabic 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Hindi 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
Korean 0.2
African languages 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Miao/Hmong 0.1
Russian 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Portuguese 0.1

Foreign Born NC Residents
7.8%