|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Maxton is 2,116. Maxton, North Carolina is the 7,406th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Maxton was in 1990, when its population was 2,915. In 1990, Maxton was the 5,609th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,406th largest city in the US. Maxton is currently 27.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Maxton has shrunk 22.1% since the year 2000. Maxton, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7400||Youngsville, North Carolina||2,119||212.0%|
|7402||Mountain Lake Park, Maryland||2,118||-5.5%|
|7404||Dry Ridge, Kentucky||2,116||1.9%|
|7405||Fairfield Bay, Arkansas||2,116||-14.0%|
|7406||Maxton, North Carolina||2,116||-22.1%|
|7407||Glen Rock, Pennsylvania||2,115||18.5%|
|7410||South Greensburg, Pennsylvania||2,114||-7.3%|
|7412||Council Grove, Kansas||2,111||-9.4%|
The total voting age population of Maxton, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,929. The voting age population is 44.5% male and 55.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Maxton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Maxton are 66.7% Black, 17.5% White, 14.6% American Indian, 1.1% Two or more races and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 0.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Maxton, 40.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 65.9%. On a per-household basis, 34.3% of families are below the poverty line in Maxton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 42.4% of Maxton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.3% of Maxton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.5% have a bachelor's degree and 3.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Maxton residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Maxton is 15.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Maxton, 13.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Maxton is $24,800.
In Maxton, 49.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.6% of housing units in Maxton.
Of all the housing units in Maxton, 13.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Maxton, 6.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Maxton is $536.
In Maxton, 53.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.