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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Population: Age 65 and over
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Value (Percent)
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People (Age 65 And Over)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 15.6 50,783,796 N/A
North Carolina 15.9 1,628,013 30 of 52
Onslow County 8.9 17,455 3,121
Hoke County 9.6 5,193 3,102
Mecklenburg County 10.9 117,292 3,052
Wake County 11.3 120,379 3,036
Cumberland County 11.6 38,522 3,011
Harnett County 12.2 16,089 2,961
Union County 12.3 28,502 2,941
Durham County 12.6 39,266 2,923
Pitt County 12.8 22,859 2,895
Johnston County 13.0 25,598 2,867
Cabarrus County 13.0 26,889 2,862
Orange County 13.4 19,403 2,819
Robeson County 14.7 19,512 2,602
Guilford County 14.8 78,210 2,590
Watauga County 15.5 8,507 2,441
Iredell County 15.6 27,300 2,417
Forsyth County 15.6 58,469 2,409
Greene County 15.8 3,316 2,374
Gaston County 15.8 34,717 2,355
Currituck County 15.8 4,177 2,351
Wayne County 16.0 19,768 2,318
Lee County 16.1 9,745 2,282
Franklin County 16.4 10,908 2,214
Pasquotank County 16.5 6,518 2,195
Granville County 16.6 9,858 2,159
Alamance County 16.6 27,165 2,155
Lincoln County 17.0 14,101 2,047
Rowan County 17.2 24,122 1,995
New Hanover County 17.2 39,260 1,979
Randolph County 17.4 24,842 1,932
Scotland County 17.4 6,109 1,907
Sampson County 17.4 11,045 1,905
Richmond County 17.4 7,847 1,901
Catawba County 17.5 27,535 1,891
Wilson County 17.5 14,229 1,889
Camden County 17.5 1,847 1,874
Pender County 17.7 10,712 1,798
Nash County 17.8 16,727 1,784
Davidson County 17.8 29,483 1,773
Vance County 17.9 7,950 1,755
Anson County 17.9 4,461 1,738
Duplin County 17.9 10,580 1,726
Cleveland County 18.2 17,692 1,653
Craven County 18.7 19,177 1,501
Stanly County 18.7 11,535 1,496
Person County 19.0 7,457 1,411
Swain County 19.0 2,704 1,407
Edgecombe County 19.0 9,985 1,406
Jackson County 19.3 8,270 1,315
Caldwell County 19.3 15,832 1,294
Hertford County 19.4 4,653 1,282
Hyde County 19.4 1,012 1,271
Buncombe County 19.4 49,925 1,261
Alexander County 19.5 7,248 1,247
Columbus County 19.5 10,936 1,240
Yadkin County 19.5 7,343 1,230
Lenoir County 19.5 11,084 1,229
Burke County 19.7 17,703 1,191
Montgomery County 19.7 5,376 1,175
Gates County 19.8 2,283 1,166
McDowell County 19.9 8,991 1,142
Rockingham County 19.9 18,113 1,137
Tyrrell County 20.0 819 1,105
Surry County 20.1 14,476 1,067
Halifax County 20.1 10,301 1,061
Davie County 20.2 8,555 1,023
Stokes County 20.3 9,299 1,004
Caswell County 20.7 4,695 907
Dare County 20.7 7,499 906
Wilkes County 21.0 14,368 843
Bladen County 21.0 7,028 829
Rutherford County 21.1 14,083 803
Avery County 21.7 3,803 687
Madison County 21.8 4,683 677
Bertie County 21.9 4,244 654
Martin County 22.3 5,097 590
Jones County 22.8 2,191 499
Graham County 23.2 1,971 466
Beaufort County 23.3 11,013 446
Washington County 23.6 2,814 419
Moore County 23.8 23,178 397
Chatham County 24.0 17,129 379
Chowan County 24.2 3,415 367
Carteret County 24.2 16,743 364
Haywood County 24.3 14,865 350
Mitchell County 24.4 3,658 348
Warren County 24.6 4,888 331
Ashe County 24.7 6,634 317
Northampton County 25.1 5,000 285
Yancey County 25.3 4,490 266
Henderson County 25.4 29,232 252
Alleghany County 26.5 2,917 198
Perquimans County 27.1 3,637 156
Macon County 28.3 9,869 107
Cherokee County 28.9 8,097 91
Pamlico County 29.1 3,700 85
Transylvania County 29.9 10,112 67
Clay County 30.1 3,298 61
Polk County 30.2 6,203 59
Brunswick County 30.5 40,223 49
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/25/2022 11:20 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Population: Age 65 and over, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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