Statewide Claims to Fame

High Point is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

High Point is 9th in North Carolina out of 132 other cities in Current population (2012)

High Point is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Households

High Point is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Housing units

High Point is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Size in square miles

High Point is 10th in North Carolina out of 121 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

High Point is 13th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

High Point is 15th in North Carolina out of 123 other cities in Retail sales

High Point is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 106,586 9th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 53.8 9th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,939.9 21st 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 60th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.2% 53rd 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 91st 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.6% 85th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 30.1% 56th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 53.6% 113th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 33.0% 37th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 34th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.1% 6th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 122nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 60th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.5% 54th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 50.4% 114th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.1% 52nd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.9% 19th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 46,677 9th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.1% 37th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 39,553 9th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.1% 75th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $146,800 81st $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 57th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $23,107 79th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $44,020 70th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.3% 60th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
High Point Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 9,446 10th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,343,041 15th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,385 87th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $206,331 13th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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