Chapel Hill Nc Population 2017

Chapel Hill Nc's estimated population is 57,233 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 22,205 households in the city, with an average size of 2.41 people per household. The vacancy rate was 8.4%, with a median rent of $1003/month. The median house size is 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $385,100.

Year Population Change
2015 59,568 4.10%
2010 57,233 17.50%
2000 48,715 25.80%
1990 38,719 19.40%
1980 32,421 23.70%
1970 26,199 108.40%
1960 12,573 37.00%
1950 9,177 151.10%
1940 3,654 35.40%
1930 2,699 169.90%
1900 1,000 0.00%

Chapel Hill Nc Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 43,371 74.29%
Black or African American 4,896 8.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native 166 0.28%
Asian 7,417 12.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 8 0.01%
Some Other Race 772 1.32%
Two or More Races 1,749 3.00%

Population Pyramid

Chapel Hill Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 22,205
Owner-Occupied Units 9,524
Renter-Occupied Units 10,811
Median Home Value $385,100
Median Rent $1,003
Vacancy Rate 8.4%
Houses With Mortgage 6,313
Houses Without Mortgage 3,211
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 5.2

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Chapel Hill Nc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.4% and the labor force participation rate is 59.5%.

Chapel Hill Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.41
Average Family Size 2.97
Married Couple Families 8,748
Male Householder (no wife) Families 464
Female Householder (no husband) Families 1,440
Non Family Households
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex) 3.7%
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex) 0.4%