|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Whitakers is 625. Whitakers, North Carolina is the 12,276th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Whitakers was in 1990, when its population was 876. In 1990, Whitakers was the 10,375th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,276th largest city in the US. Whitakers is currently 28.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Whitakers has shrunk 21.6% since the year 2000. Whitakers, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12276||Whitakers, North Carolina||625||-21.6%|
|12277||Winton, North Carolina||625||-34.8%|
|12279||Sandy Creek, New York||624||-17.3%|
|12281||Ty Ty, Georgia||624||-13.8%|
The total voting age population of Whitakers, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 502. The voting age population is 42.8% male and 57.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 27.0% of the residents of Whitakers are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Whitakers are 79.5% Black, 19.6% White and 0.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Whitakers, 21.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.1%. On a per-household basis, 19.1% of families are below the poverty line in Whitakers.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.7% of Whitakers residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.2% of Whitakers residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.6% have a bachelor's degree and 4.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Whitakers residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Whitakers is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Whitakers, 21.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Whitakers is $31,250.
In Whitakers, 65.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.2% of housing units in Whitakers.
Of all the housing units in Whitakers, 20.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Whitakers, 14.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Whitakers is $609.
In Whitakers, 58.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.