Statewide Claims to Fame

Wadesboro is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Wadesboro is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

Wadesboro is 20th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 5,706 122nd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.3 115th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 921.4 116th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 54th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.6% 64th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.0% 20th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.5% 91st 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 8.9% 145th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 35.6% 140th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 60.7% 6th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 126th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 78th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 81st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 133rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 141st 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 35.1% 138th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 55.0% 13th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.6% 114th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,692 124th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.1% 65th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,276 129th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 57.1% 87th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $89,100 139th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 83rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $17,055 132nd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $32,550 121st $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.8% 34th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wadesboro Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 872 97th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $152,982 87th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $29,268 32nd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,776 95th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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