Jones County, NC Demographics

The total population of Jones County is estimated to be 9,263 with 4,636 males (50.05%) and 4,627 females (49.95%). There are 9 less females than males in Jones County.
The median household income in Jones County was $45,832 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,406(5.54%) from $43,426 in 2020. This income is 61.43% 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, Jones County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $57,796. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jones County stands at $45,832.
In Jones County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,333 for males and $19,634 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $53,496 for males and $38,335 for females.
In Jones County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $51,478, followed by Black or African American households at $30,558, and Some Other Race households with a median household income of $26,531.
In 2022, the population of Jones County was 9,233, a 0.17% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jones County's population was 9,217, an increase of 0.77% compared to a population of 9,147 in 2020.
The median age in Jones County, NC is 48.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.10% were under the age of 15, 16.14% aged 15 to 29, 45.74% aged 30 to 64, 21.16% aged 65 to 84, and 1.87% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jones County population: 62.33% are White, 27.81% are Black or African American, 0.75% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.30% are Asian, 0.74% are some other race and 7.07% are multiracial.