Alamance County, NC Demographics

The total population of Alamance County is estimated to be 171,779 with 82,328 males (47.93%) and 89,451 females (52.07%). There are 7,123 more females than males in Alamance County.
The median household income in Alamance County was $59,534 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,087(1.86%) from $58,447 in 2020. This income is 79.80% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Alamance County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $67,171. Overall, the median household income for the county of Alamance County stands at $59,919.
In Alamance County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $33,637 for males and $30,805 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $53,049 for males and $45,198 for females.
In Alamance County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $84,708, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $42,200.
In 2022, the population of Alamance County was 176,353, a 1.42% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Alamance County's population was 173,876, an increase of 1.12% compared to a population of 171,954 in 2020.
The median age in Alamance County, NC is 39.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.40% were under the age of 15, 20.64% aged 15 to 29, 44.27% aged 30 to 64, 14.61% aged 65 to 84, and 2.07% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Alamance County population: 67.40% are White, 19.74% are Black or African American, 0.34% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.71% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 6% are some other race and 4.79% are multiracial.