Statewide Claims to Fame

Carrboro is 1st in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Carrboro is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

Carrboro is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

Carrboro is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Carrboro is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Carrboro is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home median value

Carrboro is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Carrboro is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Carrboro, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 20,433 44th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.5 112th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,030.3 1st 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 5.8% 112th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.5% 117th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.3% 139th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.6% 48th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 62.4% 5th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 70.9% 77th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 10.1% 98th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 82nd 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 8.2% 4th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 99th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 18th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 13.8% 18th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 65.3% 80th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 51.6% 91st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 23.7% 4th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 9,258 40th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 56.0% 4th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 8,881 39th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 35.5% 141st 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $345,700 7th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 131st 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $31,806 27th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $43,276 73rd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.8% 71st 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Carrboro Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,705 51st 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $145,910 88th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,184 101st $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $24,840 82nd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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