|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dobson is 1,390. Dobson, North Carolina is the 8,974th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Dobson was in 2010, when its population was 1,586. In 2010, Dobson was the 8,450th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,974th largest city in the US. Dobson is currently 12.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Dobson has shrunk 5.1% since the year 2000. Dobson, North Carolina's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8976||Pine Knoll Shores||1,390||-8.1%|
|8970||Shortsville, New York||1,391||5.4%|
|8971||State Center, Iowa||1,391||3.1%|
|8972||Thompson Falls, Montana||1,391||5.1%|
|8974||Dobson, North Carolina||1,390||-5.1%|
|8975||Granville, West Virginia||1,390||78.4%|
|8976||Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina||1,390||-8.1%|
|8977||Clara City, Minnesota||1,389||-0.1%|
|8979||Meggett, South Carolina||1,389||4.2%|
The total voting age population of Dobson, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,297. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.6% of the residents of Dobson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dobson are 84.1% White, 8.1% Black, 5.7% Other, 1.5% Two or more races and 0.7% Asian. Additionally, 13.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dobson, 20.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.7%. On a per-household basis, 7.3% of families are below the poverty line in Dobson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 40.9% of Dobson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.7% of Dobson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.3% have a bachelor's degree and 7.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dobson residents aged 5 and older, 9.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dobson is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dobson, 19.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dobson is $35,956.
In Dobson, 49.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.0% of housing units in Dobson.
Of all the housing units in Dobson, 1.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Dobson, 10.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dobson is $553.
In Dobson, 57.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.