|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Weldon is 1,426. Weldon, North Carolina is the 8,882nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Weldon was in 2000, when its population was 1,788. In 2000, Weldon was the 7,836th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,882nd largest city in the US. Weldon is currently 20.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Weldon has shrunk 20.2% since the year 2000. Weldon, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8976||Pine Knoll Shores||1,390||-8.1%|
|8876||Leland Grove, Illinois||1,429||-9.6%|
|8877||Elephant Butte, New Mexico||1,427||1.7%|
|8878||Tower City, Pennsylvania||1,427||2.4%|
|8881||St. Regis Park, Kentucky||1,426||-6.2%|
|8882||Weldon, North Carolina||1,426||-20.2%|
|8886||Fall Creek, Wisconsin||1,424||15.3%|
The total voting age population of Weldon, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,351. The voting age population is 45.9% male and 54.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Weldon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Weldon are 76.6% Black, 22.2% White, 1.0% Two or more races and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 0.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Weldon, 33.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 74.2%. On a per-household basis, 28.2% of families are below the poverty line in Weldon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.0% of Weldon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.4% of Weldon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Weldon residents aged 5 and older, 1.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Weldon is 10.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Weldon, 27.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Weldon is $33,173.
In Weldon, 52.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.6% of housing units in Weldon.
Of all the housing units in Weldon, 19.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Weldon, 1.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Weldon is $649.
In Weldon, 58.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.