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The 2016 North Carolina, State, population is 10,042,800. There are 207 people per square mile (population density).

Family in North Carolina, State

The median age is 37.8. The US median is 37.4. 52.31% of people in North Carolina, State, are married. 10.72% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.54 people. 30.14% of people are married, with children. 17.90% have children, but are single.

Race in North Carolina, State

64.56% of people are white, 21.15% are black, 2.36% are asian, 1.09% are native american, and 0.19% claim 'Other'.

8.70% of the people in North Carolina, State, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 91.30% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLENorth Carolina, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  10,042,802321,418,820
  Population - 2010  9,271,178308,745,538
  Population - 2000  8,049,313285,036,114
  Population - 1990  6,626,110251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  51.56%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  24.77%12.76%
  Pop. Density  20791
  Land Area  48,6183,531,905
  Water Area  5,201264,837
  Median Age  37.837.4
  Female Population  51.28%50.81%
  Male Population  48.72%49.19%
  White  64.56%62.77%
  Black  21.15%12.24%
  Asian  2.36%4.95%
  Native American  1.09%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.06%0.16%
  Other  0.19%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.89%2.13%
  Hispanic  8.70%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  91.30%83.10%
  Households  3,742,510116,211,000
  Family Households  2,484,97076,958,100
  Non Family Households  1,257,54039,253,000
  Household Size  2.542.63
  Married Population  52.31%50.58%
  Single Population  47.69%49.42%
  Now Married  49.22%48.41%
  Married but Separated  3.10%2.17%
  Never Married  30.71%32.55%
  Widowed  6.26%5.95%
  Divorced  10.72%10.92%
  Married, w/children  30.14%31.68%
  Married, no children  42.45%41.44%
  Single, w/children  17.90%16.94%
  Single, no children  9.51%9.95%

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