Polkton Population By Year

Population Graph For Polkton, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2023 2,268 7,190 -0.3%
2022 2,274 7,155 21.2%
2021 1,876 7,835 -0.2%
2020 1,880 7,821 -5.7%
2010 3,375 5,778 5.6%
2000 1,961 7,449 11.4%
1990 667 11,670

What is the current population of Polkton?

Based on the latest 2024 data from the US census, the current population of Polkton is 2,268. Polkton, North Carolina is the 7,190th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Polkton?

The peak population of Polkton was in 2010, when its population was 3,375. In 2010, Polkton was the 5,778th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,190th largest city in the US. Polkton is currently 32.8% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Polkton growing?

Polkton has grown 15.6% since the 2000. Polkton, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
7089 Jonesville 2,326 2.8%
7129 Laurel Park 2,299 15.8%
7141 Youngsville 2,291 237.4%
7169 Pine Level 2,277 49.7%
7178 Taylorsville 2,273 25.0%
7185 Cape Carteret 2,270 82.7%
7190 Polkton 2,268 15.6%
7205 Coats 2,261 21.0%
7263 Mars Hill 2,222 25.8%
7267 Oakboro 2,218 84.8%
7289 Fairmont 2,203 -15.5%
7312 Spruce Pine 2,191 7.6%
7374 Kure Beach 2,156 38.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
7184 Blountstown, Florida 2,270 -8.9%
7185 Cape Carteret, North Carolina 2,270 82.7%
7186 Estill Springs, Tennessee 2,270 2.5%
7187 Dublin, Pennsylvania 2,269 8.0%
7188 Pulaski, New York 2,269 -5.8%
7189 Petersburg, West Virginia 2,268 -7.0%
7190 Polkton, North Carolina 2,268 15.6%
7191 Lathrop, Missouri 2,267 8.1%
7192 Commerce, Oklahoma 2,266 -14.4%
7193 Liberty, Pennsylvania 2,266 885.2%
7194 Riverside, Alabama 2,266 44.5%
7195 Carthage, Tennessee 2,264 0.4%
7196 Eureka, Kansas 2,264 -22.1%

What is the voting age population of Polkton, North Carolina?

The total voting age population of Polkton, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,618. The voting age population is 75.5% male and 24.5% female.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Polkton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Polkton, North Carolina?

The racial demographics of Polkton are 54.3% Black, 37.8% White, 3.7% Two or more races, 1.5% American Indian, 1.5% Asian, 0.6% Other and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina residents are below the poverty line?

In Polkton, 13.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.0%. On a per-household basis, 7.4% of families are below the poverty line in Polkton.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 22.5% of Polkton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Polkton, North Carolina residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.1% of Polkton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.0% have a bachelor's degree and 0.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Polkton residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Polkton, North Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Polkton is 7.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina residents work for the government?

In Polkton, 31.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Polkton, North Carolina?

The median household income in Polkton is $39,808.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Polkton, North Carolina?

In Polkton, 42.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Polkton, North Carolina?

Renters occupy 57.6% of housing units in Polkton.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Polkton, 20.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Polkton, North Carolina housing units were built after 2000?

In Polkton, 9.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Polkton, North Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Polkton is $680.

What percentage of households in Polkton, North Carolina have broadband internet?

In Polkton, 66.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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