|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sawmills is 5,036. Sawmills, North Carolina is the 4,784th largest city in the US.
Sawmills is located entirely in Caldwell County.
The peak population of Sawmills was in 2010, when its population was 5,240. In 2010, Sawmills was the 4,516th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,784th largest city in the US. Sawmills is currently 3.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Sawmills has grown 1.7% since the 2000. Sawmills, North Carolina's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sawmills has a population density of 791.8 people per square mile.
|4779||Richland Center, Wisconsin||5,041||-2.1%|
|4782||Wadesboro, North Carolina||5,038||-10.0%|
|4783||Terrell Hills, Texas||5,037||0.3%|
|4784||Sawmills, North Carolina||5,036||1.7%|
|4785||Archer Lodge, North Carolina||5,034|
The total voting age population of Sawmills, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,001. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.8% of the residents of Sawmills are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sawmills are 88.1% White, 6.7% Other, 2.2% Two or more races, 1.5% Asian, 1.3% Black and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 6.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sawmills, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.8% of families are below the poverty line in Sawmills.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.7% of Sawmills residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.3% of Sawmills residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sawmills residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sawmills is 5.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sawmills, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sawmills is $52,951.
In Sawmills, 66.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.4% of housing units in Sawmills.
Of all the housing units in Sawmills, 6.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Sawmills, 10.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 230 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sawmills is $674.
In Sawmills, 79.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.