Ahoskie, North Carolina Population 2020

4,695

Ahoskie is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,695, it is the 149th largest city in North Carolina and the 4935th largest city in the United States. Ahoskie is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -6.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,039 in 2010. Ahoskie reached it's highest population of 5,105 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Ahoskie has a population density of 1,079 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ahoskie is $42,578 with a poverty rate of 32.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $99,000. The median age in Ahoskie is 35.5 years, 30.6 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.7 males.

Ahoskie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ahoskie was:

  • Black or African American: 65.51%
  • White: 26.08%
  • Two or more races: 3.01%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Native American: 1.72%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Ahoskie, North Carolina is 4,695, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,801.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,039.

Ahoskie, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,19865.51%
White1,27326.08%
Two or More Races1473.01%
Asian961.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native841.72%
Some Other Race821.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.04%

Ahoskie Population Pyramid 2020

Ahoskie Median Age

35.5


Total

30.6


Male

39.1


Female

Ahoskie Adults

There are 3,810 adults, (937 of whom are seniors) in Ahoskie.

Ahoskie Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ahoskie Sex Ratio

Female

2,702

55.35%

Male

2,180

44.65%

Ahoskie Households and Families

Ahoskie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ahoskie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.3%37.7%
All37.3%62.7%
Non Family32.2%67.8%
Male31.8%68.2%
Female17.6%82.4%

37.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8722.4637.3
Non Family8461.1332.2
Married5283.5162.3
Female4323.6417.6
Male663.4731.8

3.43

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ahoskie Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2387.21%
9th to 12th Grade49214.90%
High School Graduate98629.87%
Some College70521.36%
Associates Degree2577.79%
Bachelors Degree43113.06%
Graduate Degree1925.82%

Ahoskie Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,0531,543280
White992850286
Hispanic14211772
Native American76548
Multiple Races634916
Asian634530
Other Race33123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,777$31,069$25,491
Less Than High School$17,500$19,464$13,942
High School Grad$25,104$28,750$15,000
Some College$27,763$38,000$23,393
Bachelors Degree$44,167$48,125$33,125
Graduate Degree$56,750$51,250$57,250

$29,777

Average Earnings

$31,069

Average Male

$25,491

Average Female

Ahoskie Language

Ahoskie Language by Age

Ahoskie Language

93.88% of Ahoskie residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Ahoskie Poverty

Ahoskie Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,0631,25540.97%
White1,10815614.08%
Hispanic26410339.02%
Multiple1474832.65%
Other823947.56%
Asian9666.25%
Native7956.33%

32.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.50%

Male Poverty Rate

37.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ahoskie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ahoskie is Other, with 47.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ahoskie is Asian, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.02%
High School30.98%
Some College22.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.93%
Female Unemployed46.77%
Female Employed20.78%
Male Employed6.54%

Ahoskie Income

Ahoskie Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,114$42,578
Families$34,583$48,721
Married Families$60,170-
Non Families$26,000$33,167

Ahoskie Marital Status

Ahoskie Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ahoskie Married by Age and Sex

Ahoskie 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.

Ahoskie Marital Status by Race

Ahoskie Veterans

231

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
Second Gulf War45
First Gulf War35
Korea25
World War II19
Age Group Veterans
75+73
55 to 6464
35 to 5445
65 to 7429
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1335.56%
White968.79%
Hispanic31.70%
Asian22.86%

$Ahoskie Veterans by Education

18.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ahoskie Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ahoskie 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

71.47%

Born in North Carolina

96.31%

Native Born

3.69%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.31% of Ahoskie residents were born in the United States, with 71.47% having been born in North Carolina. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,695-53-1.12%
20194,748-53-1.10%
20184,801-66-1.36%
20174,867-53-1.08%
20164,920921.91%
20154,828-67-1.37%
20144,895-37-0.75%
20134,932-28-0.56%
20124,960-29-0.58%
20114,989-52-1.03%
20105,0415181.09%
20004,5231320.30%
19904,391-496-1.06%
19804,887-218-0.44%
19705,1055221.08%
19604,5831,0042.50%
19503,5790.00%