Albemarle, North Carolina Population 2022

16,538
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Albemarle is a city located in Stanly County North Carolina. Albemarle has a 2020 population of 16,538. Albemarle is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually and its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,432 in 2010.

The average household income in Albemarle is $58,986 with a poverty rate of 21.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $125,700. The median age in Albemarle is 40.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Albemarle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Albemarlewas:

  • White: 69.10%
  • Black or African American: 23.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 1.57%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Albemarle, North Carolina is 16,538 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,432.

Albemarle, North Carolina Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201060,5790.00%
201160,530-49-0.08%
201260,462-68-0.11%
201360,6331710.28%
201460,618-15-0.02%
201560,62240.01%
201660,8262040.34%
201761,5056791.10%
201862,1806751.09%
201962,8066261.00%
202063,4326260.99%
202164,0586260.98%

Albemarle Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,10669.10%
Black or African American3,78123.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native2521.57%
Asian1590.99%
Some Other Race3181.98%
Two or More Races4572.84%
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Albemarle Population by Race

Albemarle Population Pyramid 2022

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Albemarle Median Age

38.9


Total

36.4


Male

39.9


Female

Albemarle Adults

There are 12,416 adults, (3,515 of whom are seniors) in Albemarle.

Albemarle Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Albemarle Sex Ratio

Female

8,605

53.54%

Male

7,468

46.46%

Albemarle Population by Age

Albemarle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Albemarle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All55.8%44.2%
Male48.1%51.9%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female15.4%84.6%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Albemarle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2582.4455.8
Married2,5483.0684.2
Male4572.9648.1
Female1,1493.2615.4
Non Family2,1041.1445.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Albemarle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5905.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,12510.17%
High School Graduate3,28029.64%
Some College2,60423.53%
Associates Degree1,56814.17%
Bachelors Degree1,39812.63%
Graduate Degree5014.53%
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Albemarle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Albemarle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian848466
2+ Races1677841
White7,8896,9621,641
Hispanic68449289
Black2,3181,811125
Native American217124
Other Race12223

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.57%.

Albemarle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,376$42,090$27,880
Less Than 9th Grade$21,384$30,394$13,460
High School Graduate$29,219$36,927$19,818
Some College$35,096$43,858$29,133
Bachelors Degree$45,429$46,926$44,325
Graduate Degree$53,906$51,923$73,472

$33,376

Average Earnings

$42,090

Average Male

$27,880

Average Female

Albemarle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Albemarle Language by Age

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Albemarle Language

90.69% of Albemarle residents speak only English, while 9.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.50% of the population.

Albemarle Language

Albemarle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7301,93051.74%
Native2525220.63%
Multiple4568819.30%
Hispanic1,15517515.15%
White10,1111,19411.81%
Asian15974.40%
Other123NaN%

21.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.74%

Male Poverty Rate

26.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Albemarle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Albemarle is Black, with 51.74% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.30%.

Albemarle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.23%
High School17.45%
Some College14.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%

Albemarle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.67%
Male Unemployed27.35%
Female Employed19.32%
Female Unemployed27.02%

Albemarle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Albemarle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,294$58,926
Families$52,604$70,128
Married Families$72,813-
Non Families$26,726$33,938
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Income by Household Type

Albemarle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Albemarle Married by Age and Sex

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Albemarle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Albemarle Marital Status by Race

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Albemarle Marital Status

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980

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War97
First Gulf War80
Vietnam497
Korea122
World War II57

Albemarle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3433
35 to 5491
55 to 64275
65 to 74277
75+304

Albemarle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8519.38%
Black1104.11%
Asian78.33%
2+ Races126.78%

Albemarle Veterans by Race

Albemarle Veterans by Education

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9.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Albemarle Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Albemarle Employment by Age

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Albemarle Employment by Race

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Albemarle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.18%

Born in Albemarle

95.27%

Native Born

4.73%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.27% of Albemarle residents were born in the United States, with 75.18% having been born in North Carolina. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Albemarle Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,6910.00%
19303,4938022.64%
19404,0605671.52%
195011,7987,73811.26%
196012,2614630.39%
197011,126-1,135-0.97%
198015,1103,9843.11%
199014,939-171-0.11%
200015,6807410.49%
201015,9032230.14%
201115,956530.33%
201216,009530.33%
201316,062530.33%
201416,115530.33%
201516,168530.33%
201616,221530.33%
201716,274530.33%
201816,327530.33%
201916,380530.32%
202016,432520.32%
202116,485530.32%
202216,538530.32%

Albemarle Population by Year