Statewide Claims to Fame

Knightdale is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Knightdale is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in People per household

Knightdale is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

Knightdale is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per household

Knightdale is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Knightdale is 20th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 12,724 71st 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.2 116th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,837.1 25th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 32nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.4% 20th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.4% 134th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.0% 26th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 41.2% 26th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 50.0% 121st 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 38.3% 25th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 36th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 66th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 19th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.5% 8th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.4% 33rd 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.9% 122nd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.4% 45th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.6% 16th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,723 85th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.1% 81st 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,754 86th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.7% 45th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $174,300 51st $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.9 11th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $27,938 42nd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $75,285 16th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.9% 128th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Knightdale Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,181 73rd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $200,933 78th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $26,845 39th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $27,144 78th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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