High Point, North Carolina Population 2019

High Point, North Carolina's estimated population is 112,316 according to the most recent United States census estimates. High Point, North Carolina is the 9th largest city in North Carolina based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2025.15 people/mi² (781.91 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36.4 years, 35 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 46,550 households in the city, with an average size of 2.59 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2%, with a median rent of $821/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $144,900.

The median income for households in High Point, North Carolina is $44,642, while the mean household income is $64,445.

High Point Nc Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of High Point Nc was:

  • White: 51.35%
  • Black or African American: 34.04%
  • Asian: 8.17%
  • Other race: 3.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
LatLng(35.9900, -79.9905)
Rank in State9th
StateNorth Carolina
CountyDavidson County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)143.64 (55.46 mi²)
Water Area (km²)3.93 (1.52 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID3731400
Density (km²)781.91
Density (mi²)2,025.15
Area Code(s)336
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018112,3163390.30%
2017111,9772920.26%
2016111,6851,4001.27%
2015110,2851,4891.37%
2014108,7961,2371.15%
2013107,5591,0180.96%
2012106,5417290.69%
2011105,8121,1151.06%
2010104,69718,8582.01%
200085,83916,3432.13%
199069,4966,0170.91%
198063,4792500.04%
197063,2291,1660.19%
196062,06322,0904.50%
195039,9731,4780.38%
194038,4951,7500.47%
193036,74522,4439.90%
192014,3024,7774.15%
19109,5255,3628.63%
19004,1630.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018767,7114,2250.55%
2017763,4863,9400.52%
2016759,5467,8221.03%
2015751,7245,1390.68%
2014746,5855,9540.80%
2013740,6315,1880.70%
2012735,4435,4240.74%
2011730,0194,7860.66%
2010725,2330.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White56,410
Black or African American37,395
Asian8,980
Some Other Race3,584
Two or More Races2,996
American Indian and Alaska Native420
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander64

High Point Nc Population Pyramid 2019

High Point Nc Median Age

36.4


Total

35


Male

37.9


Female

High Point Nc Adults

There are 82,714 adults, (15,072 of whom are seniors) in High Point Nc.

High Point Nc Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

High Point Nc Sex Ratio

Female

57,922

52.73%

Male

51,927

47.27%

High Point Nc Households and Families

High Point Nc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

High Point Nc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All54.5%45.5%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Male42.9%57.1%
Female31.1%68.9%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,9452.5954.5
Married17,1263.373.7
Non Family14,1711.2245.4
Female7,6443.3431.1
Male2,0043.4442.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

High Point Nc Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6746.53%
9th to 12th Grade6,2578.75%
High School Graduate17,56124.55%
Some College15,69421.94%
Associates Degree5,8098.12%
Bachelors Degree14,50320.27%
Graduate Degree7,0419.84%

High Point Nc Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,22133,62014,054
Black23,16219,0064,282
Asian5,6764,1712,183
Hispanic5,4452,897657
Other Race1,8381,067235
Multiple Races1,047858219
Native American309243122
Islander47179

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 39.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,215$37,291$28,641
Less Than High School$19,621$22,178$15,009
High School Grad$24,348$27,280$21,947
Some College$30,318$36,059$26,126
Bachelors Degree$47,686$59,262$40,930
Graduate Degree$58,874$69,577$51,286

$32,215

Average Earnings

$37,291

Average Male

$28,641

Average Female

High Point Nc Language

High Point Nc Language by Age

High Point Nc Language

81.06% of High Point Nc residents speak only English, while 18.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.48% of the population.

High Point Nc Poverty

High Point Nc Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black36,42110,02627.53%
White47,6155,12610.77%
Hispanic11,0073,57332.46%
Asian8,9491,42615.93%
Other3,5441,35738.29%
Multiple2,93087930.00%
Native4085012.25%

19.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.98%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in High Point Nc

The race most likely to be in poverty in High Point Nc is Other, with 38.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in High Point Nc is White, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.05%
High School17.96%
Some College14.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.25%
Male Unemployed36.49%
Female Employed10.59%
Male Employed7.37%

High Point Nc Income

High Point Nc Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,642$64,445
Families$54,604$75,042
Married Families$74,664$94,185
Non Families$30,391$42,327

High Point Nc Marital Status

High Point Nc Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

High Point Nc Married by Age and Sex

High Point Nc Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

High Point Nc Marital Status by Race

High Point Nc Veterans

5,964

Number of Veterans

5,416

Male Veterans

548

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,841
First Gulf War1,403
Second Gulf War724
Korea449
World War II271
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,037
75+1,291
65 to 741,290
55 to 641,074
18 to 34272

High Point Nc Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7358.37%
Black2,0397.41%
2 or More1138.24%
Hispanic620.91%
Asian530.83%
Other180.78%
Indian61.61%

High Point Nc Veterans by Education

10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

High Point Nc Employment Status

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

High Point Nc Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.86%

Born in North Carolina

86.13%

Native Born

13.87%

Foreign Born

8.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.13% of High Point Nc residents were born in the United States, with 55.86% having been born in North Carolina. 8.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.