Wake County by the Numbers

 

​Wake County Total Population ​
​2000 Population 2010 Population​
​627,846 900,993​
 
2010 Age Distribution​ ​ ​
Age​ Persons​ % of Total Population​
​0-19 ​259,522 ​28.8%
​20-64 ​564,922 ​62.7%
​65+ ​76,549 ​8.5%
 

 

2000-2010 Race/Ethnicity Population and Percentage Distribution​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Persons​ ​2000 Population in Wake % of Total​ 2010 Population in Wake​ % of Total​
​African-American 123,339​ 19.6%​ 182,793​ 20.3%​
​Asian ​23,866 ​3.8% ​48,287 ​5.4%
​Hispanic ​33,985 ​5.4% ​87,922 ​9.8%
​White ​440,929 ​70.2% ​560,536 ​62.2%
​Other ​5,727 ​1.0% ​21,455 ​2.3%
 

The 2010 Census Demographic Profiles are ready for viewing. These profiles provide more subject detail than the recently released 2010 Census redistricting data files. These profiles provide details about race and Hispanic groups, age, sex and housing status. The profiles were released in May 2011 on a state-by-state basis for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. View Wake County's 2010 Census General Demographics Profile.

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