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North Carolina Age Demographics, 1990-2000

Summary: Summary of age-related census data for 1990 and 2000
  Amount
  2000   1990  
  North Carolina National % National North Carolina National % National
Households            
All 3,132,013 105,480,101 3.0% 2,517,026 91,947,410 2.7%
  Age 65+ 682,982 24,672,708 2.8% 577,813 22,154,422 2.6%
      Alone 270,141 9,722,857 2.8% 226,384 8,824,845 2.6%
      Not Alone 412,841 14,949,851 2.8% 351,429 13,329,577 2.6%
             
Population            
All Ages 8,049,313 281,421,906 2.9% 6,628,637 248,709,873 2.7%
Under 5 years 539,509 19,175,798 2.8% 458,955 18,354,443 2.5%
5 to 9 years 562,553 20,549,505 2.7% 439,621 18,099,179 2.4%
10 to 14 years 551,367 20,528,072 2.7% 436,840 17,114,249 2.6%
15 to 19 years 539,931 20,219,890 2.7% 497,830 17,754,015 2.8%
20 to 24 years 577,508 18,964,001 3.0% 553,956 19,020,312 2.9%
25 to 34 years 1,213,415 39,891,724 3.0% 1,143,875 43,175,932 2.6%
35 to 44 years 1,287,120 45,148,527 2.9% 1,007,611 37,578,903 2.7%
45 to 54 years 1,085,150 37,677,952 2.9% 698,705 25,223,086 2.8%
55 to 59 years 400,207 13,469,237 3.0% 295,739 10,531,756 2.8%
60 to 64 years 323,505 10,805,447 3.0% 291,164 10,616,167 2.7%
65 to 74 years 533,777 18,390,986 2.9% 483,105 18,106,558 2.7%
75 to 84 years 329,810 12,361,180 2.7% 251,267 10,055,108 2.5%
85 years and over 105,461 4,239,587 2.5% 69,969 3,080,165 2.3%
             
Under Age 15 1,653,429 60,253,375 2.7% 1,335,416 53,567,871 2.5%
Age 15-24 1,117,439 39,183,891 2.9% 1,051,786 36,774,327 2.9%
Age 25-34 1,213,415 39,891,724 3.0% 1,143,875 43,175,932 2.6%
Age 35-44 1,287,120 45,148,527 2.9% 1,007,611 37,578,903 2.7%
Age 45-54 1,085,150 37,677,952 2.9% 698,705 25,223,086 2.8%
Age 55-64 723,712 24,274,684 3.0% 586,903 21,147,923 2.8%
Age 65-74 533,777 18,390,986 2.9% 483,105 18,106,558 2.7%
Age 75-84 329,810 12,361,180 2.7% 251,267 10,055,108 2.5%
Age 85+ 105,461 4,239,587 2.5% 69,969 3,080,165 2.3%
             
Under Age 55 6,356,553 222,155,469 2.9% 5,237,393 196,320,119 2.7%
Age 55+ 1,692,760 59,266,437 2.9% 1,391,244 52,389,754 2.7%
Age 65+ 969,048 34,991,753 2.8% 804,341 31,241,831 2.6%
Age 75+ 435,271 16,600,767 2.6% 321,236 13,135,273 2.4%
Age 85+ 105,461 4,239,587 2.5% 69,969 3,080,165 2.3%
             
Age 65+ population living alone 28% 28%   28% 28%  
             
  1990-2000 Change
  Amount of Change Percentage Change
  North Carolina National % National North Carolina National Difference
Households            
All 614,987 13,532,691 4.5% 24% 15% 9%
  Age 65+ 105,169 2,518,286 4.2% 18% 11% 7%
      Alone 43,757 898,012 4.9% 19% 10% 9%
      Not Alone 61,412 1,620,274 3.8% 17% 12% 5%
             
Population            
All Ages 1,420,676 32,712,033 4.3% 21% 13% 8%
Under 5 years 80,554 821,355 9.8% 18% 4% 14%
5 to 9 years 122,932 2,450,326 5.0% 28% 14% 14%
10 to 14 years 114,527 3,413,823 3.4% 26% 20% 6%
15 to 19 years 42,101 2,465,875 1.7% 8% 14% (6%)
20 to 24 years 23,552 (56,311) 41.8% 4% - 4%
25 to 34 years 69,540 (3,284,208) 2.1% 6% (8%) 14%
35 to 44 years 279,509 7,569,624 3.7% 28% 20% 8%
45 to 54 years 386,445 12,454,866 3.1% 55% 49% 6%
55 to 59 years 104,468 2,937,481 3.6% 35% 28% 7%
60 to 64 years 32,341 189,280 17.1% 11% 2% 9%
65 to 74 years 50,672 284,428 17.8% 10% 2% 8%
75 to 84 years 78,543 2,306,072 3.4% 31% 23% 8%
85 years and over 35,492 1,159,422 3.1% 51% 38% 13%
             
Under Age 15 318,013 6,685,504 4.8% 24% 12% 12%
Age 15-24 65,653 2,409,564 2.7% 6% 7% (1%)
Age 25-34 69,540 (3,284,208) 2.1% 6% (8%) 14%
Age 35-44 279,509 7,569,624 3.7% 28% 20% 8%
Age 45-54 386,445 12,454,866 3.1% 55% 49% 6%
Age 55-64 136,809 3,126,761 4.4% 23% 15% 8%
Age 65-74 50,672 284,428 17.8% 10% 2% 8%
Age 75-84 78,543 2,306,072 3.4% 31% 23% 8%
Age 85+ 35,492 1,159,422 3.1% 51% 38% 13%
             
Under Age 55 1,119,160 25,835,350 4.3% 21% 13% 8%
Age 55+ 301,516 6,876,683 4.4% 22% 13% 9%
Age 65+ 164,707 3,749,922 4.4% 20% 12% 8%
Age 75+ 114,035 3,465,494 3.3% 35% 26% 9%
Age 85+ 35,492 1,159,422 3.1% 51% 38% 13%
             
  Percent of Total
  2000 1990
  North Carolina National Difference North Carolina National Difference
Households            
  Age 65+ 22% 23% (1%) 23% 24% (1%)
      Alone 9% 9% - 9% 10% (1%)
      Not Alone 13% 14% (1%) 14% 14% -
             
Population            
Under 5 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
5 to 9 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
10 to 14 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
15 to 19 years 7% 7% - 8% 7% 1%
20 to 24 years 7% 7% - 8% 8% -
25 to 34 years 15% 14% 1% 17% 17% -
35 to 44 years 16% 16% - 15% 15% -
45 to 54 years 13% 13% - 11% 10% 1%
55 to 59 years 5% 5% - 4% 4% -
60 to 64 years 4% 4% - 4% 4% -
65 to 74 years 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
75 to 84 years 4% 4% - 4% 4% -
85 years and over 1% 2% (1%) 1% 1% -
             
Under Age 15 21% 21% - 20% 22% (2%)
Age 15-24 14% 14% - 16% 15% 1%
Age 25-34 15% 14% 1% 17% 17% -
Age 35-44 16% 16% - 15% 15% -
Age 45-54 13% 13% - 11% 10% 1%
Age 55-64 9% 9% - 9% 9% -
Age 65-74 7% 7% - 7% 7% -
Age 75-84 4% 4% - 4% 4% -
Age 85+ 1% 2% (1%) 1% 1% -
             
Under Age 55 79% 79% - 79% 79% -
Age 55+ 21% 21% - 21% 21% -
Age 65+ 12% 12% - 12% 13% (1%)
Age 75+ 5% 6% (1%) 5% 5% -
Age 85+ 1% 2% (1%) 1% 1% -