Return to Home Demographics > Table

Demographics Table

Data Options

Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Population: Age 65 and over
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
County
 sort alphabetically by name ascending
Value (Percent)
 sort by value descending
People (Age 65 And Over)
 sort by sample size ascending
Rank within US
(of 3143 counties)
 sort by rank ascending
United States 16.0 52,888,621 N/A
North Carolina 16.3 1,686,235 30 of 52
Onslow County 9.3 18,785 3,117
Hoke County 10.4 5,402 3,093
Mecklenburg County 11.3 124,103 3,056
Wake County 11.8 131,153 3,020
Cumberland County 12.0 40,082 3,004
Union County 12.6 29,767 2,946
Harnett County 12.6 16,807 2,945
Cabarrus County 13.1 29,065 2,895
Durham County 13.3 42,601 2,873
Johnston County 13.3 28,129 2,871
Pitt County 13.4 22,844 2,866
Orange County 14.4 21,279 2,704
Robeson County 15.2 18,011 2,588
Guilford County 15.2 81,613 2,585
Camden County 15.7 1,625 2,478
Iredell County 15.8 29,087 2,452
Forsyth County 16.0 60,760 2,404
Gaston County 16.0 36,118 2,403
Watauga County 16.2 8,745 2,359
Lee County 16.4 10,250 2,318
Wayne County 16.4 19,301 2,300
Currituck County 16.5 4,553 2,271
Alamance County 16.7 28,217 2,230
Greene County 16.7 3,437 2,216
Franklin County 16.8 11,389 2,184
Pasquotank County 17.1 6,878 2,123
Granville County 17.1 10,428 2,113
Rowan County 17.4 25,393 2,033
Richmond County 17.6 7,630 1,972
Randolph County 17.7 25,372 1,963
Pender County 17.7 10,620 1,940
Catawba County 17.7 28,367 1,917
Scotland County 17.8 6,111 1,900
Sampson County 17.9 10,643 1,862
New Hanover County 17.9 40,336 1,858
Lincoln County 18.0 15,450 1,816
Davidson County 18.1 30,401 1,800
Nash County 18.2 17,242 1,751
Cleveland County 18.3 18,061 1,732
Wilson County 18.3 14,437 1,721
Vance County 18.4 7,830 1,703
Duplin County 18.5 9,224 1,662
Anson County 18.7 4,191 1,600
Swain County 18.8 2,661 1,581
Stanly County 19.0 11,783 1,509
Craven County 19.4 19,710 1,370
Yadkin County 19.7 7,313 1,299
Lenoir County 19.8 10,942 1,264
Edgecombe County 19.8 9,840 1,243
Columbus County 19.8 10,215 1,238
Person County 19.9 7,745 1,234
Jackson County 19.9 8,556 1,224
Buncombe County 20.1 53,544 1,189
Caldwell County 20.1 16,243 1,171
Burke County 20.2 17,761 1,149
Alexander County 20.2 7,382 1,146
Montgomery County 20.3 5,249 1,133
Rockingham County 20.4 18,512 1,094
McDowell County 20.4 9,078 1,087
Hertford County 20.4 4,488 1,086
Surry County 20.4 14,591 1,076
Hyde County 20.6 969 1,018
Gates County 20.8 2,197 979
Davie County 20.8 8,843 967
Stokes County 20.9 9,305 944
Halifax County 20.9 10,287 943
Rutherford County 21.5 13,857 820
Wilkes County 21.6 14,321 798
Caswell County 21.7 4,937 784
Avery County 21.8 3,865 757
Dare County 21.9 8,049 729
Bladen County 22.0 6,635 715
Madison County 22.3 4,748 671
Tyrrell County 22.6 778 604
Jones County 23.0 2,147 549
Martin County 23.3 5,174 509
Bertie County 23.3 4,227 503
Moore County 23.7 23,407 458
Graham County 23.7 1,920 457
Beaufort County 23.7 10,661 454
Chatham County 24.5 18,410 379
Haywood County 24.5 15,136 377
Mitchell County 24.6 3,685 365
Washington County 25.1 2,806 323
Carteret County 25.2 17,089 316
Warren County 25.6 4,839 282
Henderson County 25.7 29,689 277
Ashe County 25.8 6,865 269
Yancey County 25.9 4,747 264
Chowan County 26.0 3,582 255
Northampton County 26.3 4,721 232
Perquimans County 27.5 3,573 175
Alleghany County 27.5 3,005 171
Macon County 28.3 10,325 132
Pamlico County 29.8 3,668 91
Cherokee County 30.0 8,558 85
Transylvania County 30.1 9,940 82
Polk County 30.5 5,923 73
Clay County 30.7 3,372 67
Brunswick County 31.9 42,625 48
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/01/2023 7:50 pm.
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.

Return to Top