|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Locust is 4,623. Locust, North Carolina is the 5,029th largest city in the US.
The current population of Locust (4,623) is it's peak population.
Locust has grown 81.6% since the 2000. Locust, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 92% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5023||Randleman, North Carolina||4,631||28.8%|
|5024||Weaverville, North Carolina||4,631||58.0%|
|5025||Wellsville, New York||4,630||-10.2%|
|5026||Mount Ephraim, New Jersey||4,628||3.0%|
|5029||Locust, North Carolina||4,623||81.6%|
|5032||Neptune City, New Jersey||4,618||-11.8%|
|5034||American Falls, Idaho||4,610||12.4%|
The total voting age population of Locust, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,580. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.2% of the residents of Locust are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Locust are 95.3% White, 3.0% Black and 1.7% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Locust, 9.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.1%. On a per-household basis, 7.2% of families are below the poverty line in Locust.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.3% of Locust residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.3% of Locust residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Locust residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Locust is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Locust, 14.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Locust is $54,710.
In Locust, 80.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.8% of housing units in Locust.
Of all the housing units in Locust, 0.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Locust, 41.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 620 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Locust is $885.
In Locust, 88.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.