In 2017, Gates County, NC had a population of 11.6k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $52,481. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gates County, NC declined from 11,615 to 11,601, a -0.121% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,582 to $52,481, a 1.74% increase.
The population of Gates County, NC is 62.5% White Alone, 32.9% Black or African American Alone, and 2.26% Two or More Races. 2.06% of the people in Gates County, NC speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Gates County, NC is $142,500, and the homeownership rate is 80.4%. Most people in Gates County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Gates County, NC is 3 cars per household.