Puerto Ricans in North Carolina State, 2019

In 2019, North Carolina had the 11th largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States with an estimated population of 110,028 with the majority of Puerto Ricans residing in Cumberland county per 10,000. Puerto Ricans accounted for 1 percent of the state’s overall population in 2019. Between 2010 and 2019, North Carolina’s Puerto Rican population increased by about 47 percent from 74,702 to 110,028. This infographic contains selected socioeconomic characteristics of the Puerto Rican population in North Carolina, such as age distribution, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance coverage and more.