Statewide Claims to Fame

Southern Pines is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Southern Pines is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 12,736 70th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 16.6 55th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 741 129th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 119th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.0% 125th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 27.5% 6th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.3% 63rd 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.9% 38th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 71.7% 75th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 24.0% 53rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 47th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 120th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 25th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 125th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 106th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 69.6% 69th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.9% 15th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.6% 67th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 6,859 60th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 32.1% 21st 17.0% 25.9%
Households 5,072 67th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.6% 74th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $234,800 25th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 106th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $30,729 32nd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $43,650 72nd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.0% 83rd 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Southern Pines Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,545 57th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $361,630 59th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $29,223 33rd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $55,683 47th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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