In 2018, Caldwell County, NC had a population of 81.8k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $42,072. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Caldwell County, NC declined from 81,805 to 81,779, a -0.0318% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,735 to $42,072, a 3.28% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Caldwell County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.79%), Other (Hispanic) (3.31%), White (Hispanic) (1.58%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%). 0% of the households in Caldwell County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.7% 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 (891 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Caldwell County, NC was $115,700, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%. Most people in Caldwell County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Caldwell County, NC was 2 cars per household.