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:

2016 Est Population 194,636
2010 Census Total Population 177,772
2015 Est Median Age 26
2015 High School Graduation rate 90.8%
Sep 2017 Labor Force 64,582
2015 Est Median Worker Earnings $25,480
Jun 2017 Unemployment Rate 4.6%
Exiting Military (annually) 7,500


Date gathered from Access NC and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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