|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chapel Hill is 61,128. Chapel Hill, North Carolina is the 631st largest city in the US.
Parts of Chapel Hill are located within Durham County and Orange County.
The peak population of Chapel Hill was in 2020, when its population was 61,272. In 2020, Chapel Hill was the 623rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 631st largest city in the US. Chapel Hill is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Chapel Hill has grown 27.2% since the 2000. Chapel Hill, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Chapel Hill has a population density of 2,710 people per square mile. Chapel Hill has the 4th highest population density in North Carolina.
|630||Vineland, New Jersey||61,156||9.5%|
|631||Chapel Hill, North Carolina||61,128||27.2%|
|634||San Rafael, California||60,769||8.2%|
|635||Pico Rivera, California||60,764||-4.3%|
|636||La Mesa, California||60,721||10.7%|
The total voting age population of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 46,439. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.2% of the residents of Chapel Hill are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chapel Hill are 71.7% White, 13.0% Asian, 10.9% Black, 2.9% Two or more races, 1.2% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 6.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chapel Hill, 19.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.1%. On a per-household basis, 4.7% of families are below the poverty line in Chapel Hill.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.5% of Chapel Hill residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.0% of Chapel Hill residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 76.9% have a bachelor's degree and 48.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chapel Hill residents aged 5 and older, 21.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 9.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chapel Hill is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chapel Hill, 28.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chapel Hill is $73,614.
In Chapel Hill, 50.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.7% of housing units in Chapel Hill.
Of all the housing units in Chapel Hill, 2.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Chapel Hill, 22.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chapel Hill is $1,191.
In Chapel Hill, 89.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.