In 2021, Pitt County, NC had a population of 171k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $50,422. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Pitt County, NC declined from 179,961 to 170,600, a −5.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,337 to $50,422, a 2.2% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pitt County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.1%), Other (Hispanic) (3.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.74%), and White (Hispanic) (1.86%).
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.
97.1% of the residents in Pitt County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pitt County, NC are East Carolina University (7,432 degrees awarded in 2021), Pitt Community College (2,404 degrees), and Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design (42 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Pitt County, NC was $153,100, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%.
Most people in Pitt County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Pitt County, NC was 2 cars per household.