In 2017, Beaufort County, NC had a population of 47.3k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $41,101. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Beaufort County, NC declined from 47,513 to 47,316, a -0.415% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,906 to $41,101, a 0.477% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Beaufort County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.36%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.896%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.871%). N/A% of the people in Beaufort County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Beaufort County, NC are Beaufort County Community College (398 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Beaufort County, NC is $123,600, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Beaufort County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Beaufort County, NC is 2 cars per household.