In 2020, Pitt County, NC had a population of 180k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $49,337. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pitt County, NC grew from 178,433 to 179,961, a 0.856% increase and its median household income grew from $47,437 to $49,337, a 4.01% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pitt County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.7%), Other (Hispanic) (3.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.54%), and White (Hispanic) (2.15%).
None of the households in Pitt 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.
97% of the residents in Pitt County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pitt County, NC are East Carolina University (7,503 degrees awarded in 2020), Pitt Community College (2,201 degrees), and Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design (32 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Pitt County, NC was $146,700, and the homeownership rate was 52.6%.
Most people in Pitt County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Pitt County, NC was 2 cars per household.
Pitt County, NC borders Beaufort County, NC, Craven County, NC, Edgecombe County, NC, Greene County, NC, Lenoir County, NC, Martin County, NC, and Wilson County, NC.