Statewide Claims to Fame

Asheboro is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Asheboro is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

Asheboro is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Asheboro is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Asheboro is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Asheboro is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Asheboro, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 25,559 36th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.5 42nd 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,349.7 59th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.6% 16th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.1% 31st 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.9% 75th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.8% 130th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.4% 111th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 67.8% 87th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.0% 91st 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 16th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 75th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 55th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.8% 19th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 26.9% 4th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 58.0% 94th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 52.4% 71st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 16.2% 9th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 11,158 34th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.6% 24th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 10,207 31st 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 52.1% 114th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $116,500 113th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 96th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $17,764 125th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $30,840 125th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 28.0% 17th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Asheboro Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,138 42nd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $570,890 38th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,721 52nd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $67,544 36th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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