In 2021, Caldwell County, NC had a population of 80.7k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $48,549. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Caldwell County, NC declined from 82,056 to 80,705, a −1.65% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,094 to $48,549, a 5.33% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Caldwell County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.13%), Other (Hispanic) (3.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), and White (Hispanic) (1.36%).
None of the households in Caldwell 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.
98.1% of the residents in Caldwell County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Caldwell County, NC are Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (1,465 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Caldwell County, NC was $136,100, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.
Most people in Caldwell County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Caldwell County, NC was 2 cars per household.