In 2021, Person County, NC had a population of 39k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $55,759. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Person County, NC declined from 39,561 to 38,999, a −1.42% decrease and its median household income declined from $57,323 to $55,759, a −2.73% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Person County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%), Other (Hispanic) (2.27%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.27%).
None of the households in Person County, NC 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.
98.2% of the residents in Person County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Person County, NC are Piedmont Community College (299 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Person County, NC was $146,900, and the homeownership rate was 77.9%.
Most people in Person County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Person County, NC was 3 cars per household.