In 2021, Chowan County, NC had a population of 13.8k people with a median age of 47.9 and a median household income of $46,288. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Chowan County, NC declined from 13,995 to 13,796, a −1.42% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,050 to $46,288, a 5.08% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chowan County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.7%), Other (Hispanic) (2.46%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), and White (Hispanic) (0.449%).
None of the households in Chowan 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.
99% of the residents in Chowan County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Chowan County, NC was $149,800, and the homeownership rate was 65%.
Most people in Chowan County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Chowan County, NC was 2 cars per household.