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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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North Carolina 15.9 1,628,013 30 of 52
United States 15.6 50,783,796 N/A
Brunswick County 30.5 40,223 49
Polk County 30.2 6,203 59
Clay County 30.1 3,298 61
Transylvania County 29.9 10,112 67
Pamlico County 29.1 3,700 85
Cherokee County 28.9 8,097 91
Macon County 28.3 9,869 107
Perquimans County 27.1 3,637 156
Alleghany County 26.5 2,917 198
Henderson County 25.4 29,232 252
Yancey County 25.3 4,490 266
Northampton County 25.1 5,000 285
Ashe County 24.7 6,634 317
Warren County 24.6 4,888 331
Mitchell County 24.4 3,658 348
Haywood County 24.3 14,865 350
Carteret County 24.2 16,743 364
Chowan County 24.2 3,415 367
Chatham County 24.0 17,129 379
Moore County 23.8 23,178 397
Washington County 23.6 2,814 419
Beaufort County 23.3 11,013 446
Graham County 23.2 1,971 466
Jones County 22.8 2,191 499
Martin County 22.3 5,097 590
Bertie County 21.9 4,244 654
Madison County 21.8 4,683 677
Avery County 21.7 3,803 687
Rutherford County 21.1 14,083 803
Bladen County 21.0 7,028 829
Wilkes County 21.0 14,368 843
Dare County 20.7 7,499 906
Caswell County 20.7 4,695 907
Stokes County 20.3 9,299 1,004
Davie County 20.2 8,555 1,023
Halifax County 20.1 10,301 1,061
Surry County 20.1 14,476 1,067
Tyrrell County 20.0 819 1,105
Rockingham County 19.9 18,113 1,137
McDowell County 19.9 8,991 1,142
Gates County 19.8 2,283 1,166
Montgomery County 19.7 5,376 1,175
Burke County 19.7 17,703 1,191
Lenoir County 19.5 11,084 1,229
Yadkin County 19.5 7,343 1,230
Columbus County 19.5 10,936 1,240
Alexander County 19.5 7,248 1,247
Buncombe County 19.4 49,925 1,261
Hyde County 19.4 1,012 1,271
Hertford County 19.4 4,653 1,282
Caldwell County 19.3 15,832 1,294
Jackson County 19.3 8,270 1,315
Edgecombe County 19.0 9,985 1,406
Swain County 19.0 2,704 1,407
Person County 19.0 7,457 1,411
Stanly County 18.7 11,535 1,496
Craven County 18.7 19,177 1,501
Cleveland County 18.2 17,692 1,653
Duplin County 17.9 10,580 1,726
Anson County 17.9 4,461 1,738
Vance County 17.9 7,950 1,755
Davidson County 17.8 29,483 1,773
Nash County 17.8 16,727 1,784
Pender County 17.7 10,712 1,798
Camden County 17.5 1,847 1,874
Wilson County 17.5 14,229 1,889
Catawba County 17.5 27,535 1,891
Richmond County 17.4 7,847 1,901
Sampson County 17.4 11,045 1,905
Scotland County 17.4 6,109 1,907
Randolph County 17.4 24,842 1,932
New Hanover County 17.2 39,260 1,979
Rowan County 17.2 24,122 1,995
Lincoln County 17.0 14,101 2,047
Alamance County 16.6 27,165 2,155
Granville County 16.6 9,858 2,159
Pasquotank County 16.5 6,518 2,195
Franklin County 16.4 10,908 2,214
Lee County 16.1 9,745 2,282
Wayne County 16.0 19,768 2,318
Currituck County 15.8 4,177 2,351
Gaston County 15.8 34,717 2,355
Greene County 15.8 3,316 2,374
Forsyth County 15.6 58,469 2,409
Iredell County 15.6 27,300 2,417
Watauga County 15.5 8,507 2,441
Guilford County 14.8 78,210 2,590
Robeson County 14.7 19,512 2,602
Orange County 13.4 19,403 2,819
Cabarrus County 13.0 26,889 2,862
Johnston County 13.0 25,598 2,867
Pitt County 12.8 22,859 2,895
Durham County 12.6 39,266 2,923
Union County 12.3 28,502 2,941
Harnett County 12.2 16,089 2,961
Cumberland County 11.6 38,522 3,011
Wake County 11.3 120,379 3,036
Mecklenburg County 10.9 117,292 3,052
Hoke County 9.6 5,193 3,102
Onslow County 8.9 17,455 3,121
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/18/2022 6:49 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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