Albemarle, North Carolina Population 2020

16,414

Albemarle is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 16,414, it is the 62nd largest city in North Carolina and the 2171st largest city in the United States. Albemarle is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,903 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Albemarle has a population density of 942 people per square mile.

The average household income in Albemarle is $52,499 with a poverty rate of 24.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $116,900. The median age in Albemarle is 39.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males.

Albemarle Demographics

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

  • White: 67.90%
  • Black or African American: 24.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Asian: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Albemarle, North Carolina is 16,414, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,106.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,903.

Albemarle, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063,3236240.99%
201962,6996241.00%
201862,0756241.01%
201761,4516591.07%
201660,7921570.26%
201560,635160.03%
201460,619-12-0.02%
201360,6311750.29%
201260,456-64-0.11%
201160,520-56-0.09%
201060,5760.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,78867.90%
Black or African American3,93124.74%
Two or More Races4773.00%
Some Other Race3272.06%
Asian2531.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1040.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.06%

Albemarle Population Pyramid 2020

Albemarle Median Age

39.3


Total

37.3


Male

39.9


Female

Albemarle Adults

There are 12,100 adults, (2,999 of whom are seniors) in Albemarle.

Albemarle Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Albemarle Sex Ratio

Female

8,487

53.41%

Male

7,402

46.59%

Albemarle Households and Families

Albemarle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Albemarle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All56.3%43.7%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male35%65%
Female19.1%80.9%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2622.4356.3
Married2,6873.1177.5
Non Family2,1641.1152.1
Female1,1253.0819.1
Male2863.4135

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Albemarle Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5425.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,25011.77%
High School Graduate3,33531.41%
Some College2,50223.57%
Associates Degree1,24111.69%
Bachelors Degree1,19611.26%
Graduate Degree5515.19%

Albemarle Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5526,5341,472
Black2,3201,798152
Hispanic40126928
Asian16614468
Other Race15831
Multiple Races1156727
Native American8131
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,509$36,944$25,227
Less Than High School$18,550$28,246$13,281
High School Grad$25,000$29,792$20,101
Some College$31,494$47,556$25,033
Bachelors Degree$44,246$43,451$45,690
Graduate Degree$52,276$53,185$50,294

$30,509

Average Earnings

$36,944

Average Male

$25,227

Average Female

Albemarle Language

Albemarle Language by Age

Albemarle Language

93.47% of Albemarle residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.01% of the population.

Albemarle Poverty

Albemarle Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8701,83218.56%
Black3,8461,68843.89%
Hispanic87216919.38%
Other32611134.05%
Multiple46710021.41%
Native1043937.50%
Asian253228.70%

24.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.76%

Male Poverty Rate

28.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Albemarle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Albemarle is Black, with 43.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Albemarle is Asian, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.12%
High School21.99%
Some College13.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.09%
Male Unemployed30.69%
Female Employed17.04%
Male Employed10.56%

Albemarle Income

Albemarle Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,988$52,499
Families$49,475$62,589
Married Families$65,923-
Non Families$25,357$31,048

Albemarle Marital Status

Albemarle Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Albemarle Married by Age and Sex

Albemarle 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 55-64.

Albemarle Marital Status by Race

Albemarle Veterans

1,047

Number of Veterans

973

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
Second Gulf War180
First Gulf War126
Korea116
World War II92
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74366
75+266
55 to 64204
35 to 54138
18 to 3473
Name Veterans % of Total
White8179.36%
Black1987.38%
Indian1720.99%
2 or More94.05%
Asian63.33%
Hispanic51.11%

$Albemarle Veterans by Education

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Albemarle Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Albemarle 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

76.23%

Born in North Carolina

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.44% of Albemarle residents were born in the United States, with 76.23% having been born in North Carolina. 2.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,4141540.95%
201916,2601540.96%
201816,1061470.92%
201715,9591540.97%
201615,805-12-0.08%
201515,81790.06%
201415,808-30-0.19%
201315,838310.20%
201215,807-59-0.37%
201115,866-17-0.11%
201015,8832030.13%
200015,6807410.49%
199014,939-171-0.11%
198015,1103,9843.11%
197011,126-1,135-0.97%
196012,2614630.39%
195011,7987,73811.26%
19404,0605671.52%
19303,4938022.64%
19202,6910.00%