What is the current population of Polkton?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Polkton is 1,876. Polkton, North Carolina is the 7,835th 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 7,835th largest city in the US. Polkton is currently 44.4% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Polkton shrinking?

Polkton has shrunk 4.3% since the year 2000. Polkton, North Carolina's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

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.

Polkton Population By Year

Population Graph For Polkton
Year Population Rank in US
2021 1,876 7,835
2020 1,880 7,821
2019 2,561 6,747
2018 2,925 6,298
2017 3,125 6,097
2016 3,444 5,782
2015 3,495 5,725
2014 3,157 6,033
2013 3,303 5,873
2012 3,330 5,833
2011 3,340 5,823
2010 3,375 5,778
2000 1,961 7,449
1990 667 11,670

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
7825 Sullivan's Island, South Carolina 1,880 -1.4%
7826 Delaware City, Delaware 1,879 28.6%
7827 Durand, Wisconsin 1,879 -4.9%
7828 Hamlin, Texas 1,879 -16.0%
7829 Three Way, Tennessee 1,879 36.3%
7830 Cameron, Wisconsin 1,878 21.0%
7831 Jenkins, Kentucky 1,877 -21.5%
7832 Sea Girt, New Jersey 1,877 -12.8%
7833 Beverly Hills, Texas 1,876 -11.2%
7834 Brooklet, Georgia 1,876 68.7%
7835 Polkton, North Carolina 1,876 -4.3%
7836 Belzoni, Mississippi 1,875 -29.4%
7837 Union City, Oklahoma 1,875 36.4%
7838 Waverly, Virginia 1,875 -18.5%
7839 Olathe, Colorado 1,874 17.0%
7840 Roman Forest, Texas 1,874 37.7%
7841 Vernon, Alabama 1,874 -12.3%
7842 Wilsonville, Alabama 1,873 20.0%
7843 Elida, Ohio 1,872 -3.2%
7844 Des Arc, Arkansas 1,871 -2.9%
7845 Valley View, Ohio 1,871 -14.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
5621 Maiden 3,726 14.1%
5624 Jamestown 3,721 20.0%
5630 Landis 3,712 21.6%
5638 Gamewell 3,704 -3.7%
5642 Lowell 3,701 38.6%
5667 Eastover 3,675 -4.1%
5668 Tabor City 3,674 44.6%
5712 Rutherfordton 3,621 -13.2%
5743 Wilkesboro 3,575 11.7%
5768 Fairview 3,540 14.9%
5788 Flat Rock 3,504 30.1%
5870 Rural Hall 3,413 39.0%
5922 Windsor 3,354 44.8%
5927 Red Oak 3,349 22.6%
5938 Lake Park 3,335 55.8%
5960 Spencer 3,315 -1.2%
5961 Wallace 3,315 -1.0%
6020 Mineral Springs 3,235 74.6%
6025 Plymouth 3,230 -21.8%
6068 Nags Head 3,182 17.3%
6076 Southern Shores 3,175 43.1%
6078 Green Level 3,174 46.1%
6109 Bermuda Run 3,141 119.8%
6117 Elizabethtown 3,132 -18.0%
6139 Wallburg 3,107 8.1%
6153 Red Springs 3,096 -11.0%
6182 Burgaw 3,071 -11.2%
6256 Louisburg 3,008 -6.2%
6259 Granite Quarry 3,006 33.8%
6344 Troy 2,913 -17.5%
6381 River Bend 2,881 -1.5%
6464 Pembroke 2,812 2.5%
6484 Yadkinville 2,792 -1.8%
6501 Carthage 2,781 40.0%
6603 Warsaw 2,683 -12.0%
6605 Cajah's Mountain 2,682 -0.8%
6613 Liberty 2,676 0.6%
6615 La Grange 2,672 -5.7%
6632 Wilson's Mills 2,661 94.9%
6638 Wentworth 2,657 -4.3%
6681 Tobaccoville 2,622 14.7%
6684 Sylva 2,618 7.4%
6736 Franklinton 2,572 46.8%
6747 Marshville 2,565 7.8%
6812 Murfreesboro 2,512 2.2%
6884 Grifton 2,467 8.9%
6894 Swepsonville 2,456 152.1%
6903 Belville 2,447 106.3%
6947 Wrightsville Beach 2,421 -6.5%
6957 Mayodan 2,415 -2.1%
6968 Norwood 2,403 -7.0%
7061 Four Oaks 2,331 39.2%
7079 Taylorsville 2,320 27.6%
7084 Rockwell 2,317 17.5%
7090 Jonesville 2,314 2.2%
7101 Richlands 2,302 136.8%
7158 Haw River 2,263 18.6%
7187 Cape Carteret 2,249 81.0%
7214 Laurel Park 2,233 12.4%
7236 Spruce Pine 2,216 8.8%
7269 Calabash 2,192 69.1%
7277 Coats 2,189 17.1%
7299 Fairmont 2,176 -16.5%
7323 Oakboro 2,162 80.1%
7352 Kure Beach 2,148 37.9%
7371 Pine Level 2,139 40.6%
7397 Madison 2,120 -6.3%
7400 Youngsville 2,119 212.0%
7406 Maxton 2,116 -22.1%
7503 St. Pauls 2,055 2.1%
7551 Badin 2,034 64.1%
7576 Mars Hill 2,022 14.4%
7756 Hertford 1,925 -7.1%
7835 Polkton 1,876 -4.3%
7866 Biscoe 1,862 10.5%
7895 Enfield 1,851 -24.4%
7992 Yanceyville 1,801 -16.5%
8025 Cedar Point 1,782 116.5%
8075 Drexel 1,760 -8.5%
8106 Ramseur 1,749 7.0%
8208 Mount Pleasant 1,708 17.7%
8221 Claremont 1,704 60.1%
8241 Sparta 1,696 -6.7%
8249 Sharpsburg 1,693 -30.1%
8252 Maggie Valley 1,691 84.6%
8262 Andrews 1,686 3.3%
8292 Hildebran 1,674 -11.3%
8349 Bladenboro 1,651 -3.6%
8357 Hemby Bridge 1,649 16.4%
8377 Burnsville 1,635 0.9%
8388 Scotland Neck 1,629 -30.7%
8393 Murphy 1,626 4.1%
8396 Manteo 1,625 35.7%
8424 Stanfield 1,614 44.3%
8507 East Spencer 1,574 -10.3%
8526 Tryon 1,565 -11.3%
8565 Chadbourn 1,550 -26.7%
8566 Kenly 1,550 -7.9%
8605 Snow Hill 1,539 -0.8%
8617 Walnut Cove 1,532 4.5%
8630 Glen Alpine 1,525 37.1%
8631 Navassa 1,525 10.2%
8638 Connelly Springs 1,523 -17.2%
8647 Denton 1,520 -7.3%
8652 Jefferson 1,519 9.8%
8696 Pinebluff 1,500 30.0%
8836 Bryson City 1,443 2.1%
8857 Pilot Mountain 1,436 11.8%
8882 Weldon 1,426 -20.2%
8902 Biltmore Forest 1,417 -1.7%
8917 Belhaven 1,409 -28.4%
8944 Atlantic Beach 1,399 -21.9%
8950 Blowing Rock 1,397 -1.3%
8974 Dobson 1,390 -5.1%
8976 Pine Knoll Shores 1,390 -8.1%
8992 Clyde 1,385 3.3%
9004 Bethel 1,381 -21.5%
9029 Lake Lure 1,373 34.2%
9034 Princeton 1,371 24.4%
9060 Rose Hill 1,364 2.4%
9184 Foxfire 1,324 184.7%
9221 Stoneville 1,312 30.5%
9234 Spring Hope 1,306 2.6%
9270 Broadway 1,289 22.8%
9280 Stedman 1,285 85.9%
9302 Lake Waccamaw 1,274 -9.7%
9385 Robersonville 1,249 -27.7%
9399 Princeville 1,246 22.0%
9435 West Jefferson 1,234 5.3%
9477 Rutherford College 1,218 -6.8%
9494 Franklinville 1,211 -8.1%
9528 Elm City 1,201 -14.9%
9550 Robbins 1,196 0.0%
9560 Boonville 1,193 7.6%
9575 Fremont 1,190 -18.4%
9599 Pinetops 1,184 -15.7%
9630 Mount Gilead 1,174 -16.1%
9666 Roseboro 1,160 -8.4%
9805 Beulaville 1,114 2.9%
9884 Walnut Creek 1,091 27.3%
9891 Highlands 1,088 18.1%
9902 Dortches 1,085 33.9%
10023 Bayboro 1,045 -15.3%
10052 Banner Elk 1,035 19.9%
10076 Lucama 1,029 17.4%
10165 Columbus 1,007 -0.7%
10198 North Topsail Beach 1,000 19.0%
10226 Alamance 993 193.7%
10240 Gaston 989 1.8%
10250 Rhodhiss 987 72.8%
10252 Stem 987 268.2%
10266 Vass 984 27.4%
10386 Cooleemee 960 5.8%
10480 Norlina 940 -14.5%

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