|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Valdese is 4,672. Valdese, North Carolina is the 4,997th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Valdese was in 2000, when its population was 4,700. In 2000, Valdese was the 4,580th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,997th largest city in the US. Valdese is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Valdese has shrunk 0.5% since the year 2000. Valdese, North Carolina's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|4992||Osage Beach, Missouri||4,679||25.2%|
|4995||Manlius, New York||4,676||-2.8%|
|4996||Lake Worth, Texas||4,674||1.1%|
|4997||Valdese, North Carolina||4,672||-0.5%|
|4998||Meadows Place, Texas||4,671||-5.0%|
|5003||Ste. Genevieve, Missouri||4,657||3.0%|
The total voting age population of Valdese, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,558. The voting age population is 51.3% male and 48.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.5% of the residents of Valdese are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Valdese are 96.3% White, 1.6% Two or more races, 1.5% Asian, 0.4% Black and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 2.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Valdese, 8.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.6%. On a per-household basis, 4.6% of families are below the poverty line in Valdese.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.8% of Valdese residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.5% of Valdese residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.6% have a bachelor's degree and 9.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Valdese residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Valdese is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Valdese, 18.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Valdese is $58,350.
In Valdese, 74.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.2% of housing units in Valdese.
Of all the housing units in Valdese, 8.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Valdese, 10.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Valdese is $552.
In Valdese, 81.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.