Asheboro, North Carolina Population 2024

27,734

Asheboro is a city located in Randolph County North Carolina. Asheboro has a 2024 population of 27,734. It is also the county seat of Randolph County.Asheboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,211 in 2020.

The average household income in Asheboro is $57,960 with a poverty rate of 21.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Asheboro is 36 years, 35.9 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Asheboro Demographics

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

  • White: 64.87%
  • Other race: 14.37%
  • Black or African American: 13.96%
  • Two or more races: 5.12%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
Land Area (mi²)
18.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,471.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.92% (523)
The current population of Asheboro, North Carolina is 27,734 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,211.

Asheboro, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,59164.87%
Other race3,89614.37%
Black or African American3,78513.96%
Two or more races1,3885.12%
Asian2861.05%
Native American1110.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander600.22%
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White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asheboro Population by Race

Asheboro Population Pyramid 2024

Asheboro Median Age

36

Total

35.9

Male

36.2

Female

Asheboro Adults

There are 20,105 adults, (4,823 of whom are seniors) in Asheboro.

Asheboro Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Asheboro Sex Ratio

Female13,30149.05%
Male13,81650.95%

Asheboro Population by Age

Asheboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,0842.3748.251.8
Non Family4,7701.1235.164.9
Married4,2003.3170.629.4
Female1,6303.3628.771.3
Male4843.1848.151.9
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Asheboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Asheboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Asheboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.92%.

Asheboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,413

Average Earnings

$37,738

Average Male

$31,096

Average Female

Asheboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Asheboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Asheboro Language

70.93% of Asheboro residents speak only English, while 29.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.9% of the population.

Asheboro Language

Asheboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,9582,19615.73%
Hispanic7,6151,66521.86%
Black3,6851,46139.65%
Other3,85479220.55%
Multiple1,35947635.03%
Native1116861.26%
Asian2864415.38%
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21.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.89%

Male Poverty Rate

24.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Asheboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Asheboro is Native, with 61.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Asheboro is Asian, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.4%.

Asheboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.46%
High School19.8%
Some College15.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
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Asheboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.08%
Female Unemployed17.06%
Female Employed16.98%
Male Employed7.33%
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Asheboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Asheboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Asheboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Asheboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Asheboro 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.

Asheboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Asheboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,489

Number of Veterans

1,340

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

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Asheboro Veterans by War

count

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Asheboro Veterans by Age

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Asheboro Veterans by Race

Asheboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Asheboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Asheboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Asheboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Asheboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.74%

Born in Asheboro

87.73%

Native Born

12.27%

Foreign Born

9.67%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.73% of Asheboro residents were born in the United States, with 61.74% having been born in North Carolina. 9.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Asheboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,3641260.45%
202828,2381260.45%
202728,1121260.45%
202627,9861260.45%
202527,8601260.45%
202427,7341260.46%
202327,6081260.46%
202227,4821260.46%
202127,3561450.53%
202027,2111,3405.18%
201925,871900.35%
201825,781-10-0.04%
201725,791-61-0.24%
201625,852660.26%
201525,786-43-0.17%
201425,829-16-0.06%
201325,8451900.74%
201225,6551410.55%
201125,514690.27%
201025,4453,77317.41%
200021,6725,31032.45%
199016,3621,1107.28%
198015,2524,45541.26%
197010,7971,34814.27%
19609,4491,74822.7%
19507,70172010.31%
19406,9811,96039.04%
19305,0212,46296.21%
19202,559
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Asheboro Population by Year