In 2021, North Carolina had a population of 10.4M people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $60,516. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of North Carolina declined from 10.4M to 10.4M, a −0.185% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,642 to $60,516, a 6.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Carolina are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.16%), Other (Hispanic) (3.27%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.01%).
12.1% of the households in North Carolina reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.2% of the residents in North Carolina are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in North Carolina are North Carolina State University at Raleigh (10,643 degrees awarded in 2021), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (9,948 degrees), and University of North Carolina at Charlotte (8,764 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in North Carolina was $197,500, and the homeownership rate was 65.9%.
Most people in North Carolina drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in North Carolina was 2 cars per household.