Currituck County, NC Demographics

The total population of Currituck County is estimated to be 28,616 with 14,503 males (50.68%) and 14,113 females (49.32%). There are 390 less females than males in Currituck County.
The median household income in Currituck County was $85,842 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,283(2.73%) from $83,559 in 2020. This income is 115.06% 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, Currituck County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of under 25 years old, at $101,268. Overall, the median household income for the county of Currituck County stands at $85,842.
In Currituck County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $54,733 for males and $34,067 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $70,139 for males and $51,403 for females.
In Currituck County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $103,958, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $53,971.
In 2022, the population of Currituck County was 31,015, a 4.38% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Currituck County's population was 29,714, an increase of 4.62% compared to a population of 28,401 in 2020.
The median age in Currituck County, NC is 43.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.17% were under the age of 15, 15.38% aged 15 to 29, 49.94% aged 30 to 64, 15.22% aged 65 to 84, and 1.29% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Currituck County population: 87.58% are White, 5.78% are Black or African American, 0.12% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.67% are Asian, 0.05% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.86% are some other race and 3.93% are multiracial.