In 2020, Hertford County, NC had a population of 23.8k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $42,588. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hertford County, NC declined from 24,012 to 23,752, a −1.08% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,028 to $42,588, a 3.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hertford County, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (59.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.63%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.905%).
None of the households in Hertford 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.
97.6% of the residents in Hertford County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Hertford County, NC was $89,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.6%. Most people in Hertford County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Hertford County, NC was 2 cars per household.