Statewide Claims to Fame

Wendell is 12th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Wendell is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Wendell is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 6,155 117th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.2 130th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,123.2 93rd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 30th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.5% 19th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.6% 95th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.8% 83rd 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.0% 62nd 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 58.1% 99th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 30.2% 41st 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 17th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 109th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 85th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 12th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.5% 31st 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 54.9% 99th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.0% 31st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.7% 81st 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,430 131st 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.8% 103rd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,595 118th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.1% 70th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $132,600 95th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 126th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wendell Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $22,007 88th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $35,864 100th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.7% 72nd 16.1% 14.3%

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