In 2017, Edgecombe County, NC had a population of 54k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $32,929. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Edgecombe County, NC declined from 54,669 to 54,032, a -1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,298 to $32,929, a 1.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Edgecombe County, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (57.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.5%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.21%), White (Hispanic) (1.89%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%). N/A% of the people in Edgecombe County, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Edgecombe County, NC are Edgecombe Community College (542 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Edgecombe County, NC is $84,000, and the homeownership rate is 59.1%. Most people in Edgecombe County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Edgecombe County, NC is 2 cars per household.