North Carolina State Guides

North Carolina Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of North Carolina.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in North Carolina: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in North Carolina.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of North Carolina.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of North Carolina.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive North Carolina Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the North Carolina population is 10,264,876 and in 2018 population is 10,155,624, with a change of 1.06%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 9.68%.

Population 201910,264,876
Population 201810,155,624
Population 201710,052,564
Population 20169,940,828
Population 20159,845,333
Population 20149,750,405
Population 20139,651,380
Population 20129,544,249
Population 20119,418,736
Population 20109,271,178

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of North Carolina is 38.7.

Age Under 5 years605,628
Age 5 to 9 years626,157
Age 10 to 14 years667,217
Age 15 to 19 years687,747
Age 20 to 24 years698,012
Age 25 to 34 years1,365,229
Age 35 to 44 years1,293,374
Age 45 to 54 years1,375,493
Age 55 to 59 years687,747
Age 60 to 64 years636,422
Age 65 to 74 years975,163
Age 75 to 84 years472,184
Age 85 years and over174,503

15.86% percent of people in North Carolina are aged 65 years and over. 22.37% percent of people are aged under 18 years in North Carolina.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.1 years while compared to 2010 changed 1.6 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201938.7
Median Age 201838.6
Median Age 201738.4
Median Age 201638.3
Median Age 201538.0
Median Age 201437.8
Median Age 201337.6
Median Age 201237.4
Median Age 201137.3
Median Age 201037.1


In North Carolina, 63.1% people are white alone and 2.2% people are with two and more races.

White alone6,477,137
Black or African American alone2,165,889
Asian alone287,417
Two or more races225,827
American Indian and Alaska Native alone112,914
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone10,265

Hispanic or Latino

9.4% people are Hispanic or Latino and 5.2% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino287,417
Puerto Rican102,649

Marital Status

Approximately 31.7% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 48.7% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)48.7
Never married31.7

North Carolina Home Price Index

North Carolina Home Median value is $172500.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.83% and from 2010 to 2019 is 13.57%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$172,500
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$165,900
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$161,000
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$157,100
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$154,900
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$153,600
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$153,600
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$153,600
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$152,700
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$149,100

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in North Carolina is $907.
From 2010 to 2019 20.84% changed in Market rent in North Carolina.

Median Gross Rent 2019$907
Median Gross Rent 2018$877
Median Gross Rent 2017$844
Median Gross Rent 2016$816
Median Gross Rent 2015$797
Median Gross Rent 2014$790
Median Gross Rent 2013$776
Median Gross Rent 2012$759
Median Gross Rent 2011$744
Median Gross Rent 2010$718

Fuel Type

Utility gas966,355
Bottled, tank, or LP gas273,316
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.118,907
No fuel used16,862
Other fuel6,361
Solar energy1,547
Coal or coke788

Annual Household Income

Approximately 21.7% of North Carolina population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 54.6% of North Carolina residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 23.6% North Carolina residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0006.4
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9995.0
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,99910.3
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,99910.3
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99913.9
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99918.0
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99912.4
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99913.1
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9995.1
Estimate; $200,000 or more5.4

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 16.54%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$54602
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$52413
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$50320
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$48256
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$46868
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$46693
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$46334
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$46450
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$46291
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$45570

Employment Statistics

North Carolina unemployment rate is 7.2 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201762.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201757
Unemployment Rate 20177.2
Labor Force Participation Rate 201662.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201656.4
Unemployment Rate 20168.3
Labor Force Participation Rate 201562.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201556
Unemployment Rate 20159.4
Labor Force Participation Rate 201463.2
Employment/Population Ratio 201455.6
Unemployment Rate 201410.5

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance1,089,814
Retail trade548,478
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services518,609
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services457,584
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing308,904
Other services, except public administration235,036
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities222,911
Public administration199,150
Wholesale trade119,312
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining60,469

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 29.9% of the North Carolina population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 86.9% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 85.4% of North Carolina children enrolled in in public school and 14.6 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 2,556,961.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,038,126
College or graduate school705,721
High school (grades 9-12)539,519
Nursery school, preschool153,418