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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of High Shoals is 599. High Shoals, North Carolina is the 12,422nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of High Shoals was in 2000, when its population was 765. In 2000, High Shoals was the 11,438th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,422nd largest city in the US. High Shoals is currently 21.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
High Shoals has shrunk 21.6% since the year 2000. High Shoals, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12417||Mount Victory, Ohio||600||0.0%|
|12420||Forest Hill, Louisiana||599||31.0%|
|12422||High Shoals, North Carolina||599||-21.6%|
|12428||Oak City, Utah||599||-7.7%|
The total voting age population of High Shoals, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 505. The voting age population is 40.6% male and 59.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.6% of the residents of High Shoals are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of High Shoals are 94.5% White, 2.8% Black, 1.8% Two or more races and 0.9% Asian. Additionally, 0.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In High Shoals, 35.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 52.4%. On a per-household basis, 29.0% of families are below the poverty line in High Shoals.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.6% of High Shoals residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.5% of High Shoals residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 5.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among High Shoals residents aged 5 and older, 3.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in High Shoals is 10.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In High Shoals, 9.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in High Shoals is $25,882.
In High Shoals, 64.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.9% of housing units in High Shoals.
Of all the housing units in High Shoals, 25.6% of them were build before 1940.
In High Shoals, 8.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in High Shoals is $622.
In High Shoals, 68.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.