Data & Demographics
Onslow County, North Carolina’s local economy thrives on the connectivity of the mid-Atlantic states, a young and flexible workforce, and a strong and supportive relationship with the military and local employers. Our stable economy is growing-- as are our population and workforce!
Below is a quick snapshot of Onslow County:
|July 2017 NC Certified Population Estimate||185,755|
|2010 Census Total Population||177,772|
|2016 Est Median Age||26|
|2016 High School Graduation rate||91%|
|January 2019 Labor Force||64,073|
|2016 Est Median Worker Earnings||$25,602|
|January 2019 Unemployment Rate||5.5%|
|Exiting Military (annually)||7,500|
Date gathered from Access NC and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.