|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Olive is 4,036. Mount Olive, North Carolina is the 5,410th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mount Olive was in 1990, when its population was 4,760. In 1990, Mount Olive was the 4,199th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,410th largest city in the US. Mount Olive is currently 15.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Mount Olive has shrunk 11.3% since the year 2000. Mount Olive, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5405||Marine City, Michigan||4,046||-12.8%|
|5409||South Haven, Michigan||4,038||-19.5%|
|5410||Mount Olive, North Carolina||4,036||-11.3%|
|5411||Point Pleasant, West Virginia||4,031||-12.9%|
The total voting age population of Mount Olive, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,378. The voting age population is 42.7% male and 57.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.3% of the residents of Mount Olive are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Olive are 47.2% Black, 40.8% White, 9.2% Two or more races, 1.7% Other, 0.6% American Indian, 0.4% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 7.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Olive, 29.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 50.3%. On a per-household basis, 28.2% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Olive.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.1% of Mount Olive residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.1% of Mount Olive residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Olive residents aged 5 and older, 19.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 12.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Olive is 8.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive is $35,982.
In Mount Olive, 56.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.0% of housing units in Mount Olive.
Of all the housing units in Mount Olive, 24.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Olive, 6.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 150 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Olive is $715.
In Mount Olive, 72.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.