Asheboro, North Carolina Population 2020

25,758

Asheboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 25,758, it is the 40th largest city in North Carolina and the 1487th largest city in the United States. Asheboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,012 in 2010. Asheboro reached it's highest population of 25,873 in 2016. Spanning over 19 miles, Asheboro has a population density of 1,367 people per square mile.

The average household income in Asheboro is $48,069 with a poverty rate of 22.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $115,200. The median age in Asheboro is 37.9 years, 37.1 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Asheboro Demographics

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

  • White: 71.87%
  • Black or African American: 12.60%
  • Other race: 11.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Asheboro, North Carolina is 25,758, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,844.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,012.

Asheboro, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,58571.87%
Black or African American3,25912.60%
Some Other Race2,85211.03%
Two or More Races7382.85%
Asian1820.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1740.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.27%

Asheboro Population Pyramid 2020

Asheboro Median Age

37.9


Total

37.1


Male

38.8


Female

Asheboro Adults

There are 19,571 adults, (4,326 of whom are seniors) in Asheboro.

Asheboro Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Asheboro Sex Ratio

Female

13,185

50.99%

Male

12,674

49.01%

Asheboro Households and Families

Asheboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Asheboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All50.7%49.3%
Non Family39.9%60.1%
Female30.7%69.3%
Male29.6%70.4%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8172.3250.7
Non Family4,6431.1239.9
Married3,9173.275.1
Female1,5913.2930.7
Male6663.1429.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Asheboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6719.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,16212.70%
High School Graduate4,75327.91%
Some College3,73821.95%
Associates Degree1,6089.44%
Bachelors Degree2,16712.73%
Graduate Degree9305.46%

Asheboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,56710,1812,637
Hispanic3,1071,312108
Black1,8691,373254
Other Race1,57044645
Multiple Races31227947
Asian14410645
Native American1098322
Islander6937

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,061$32,236$24,631
Less Than High School$23,641$25,506$19,602
High School Grad$25,027$31,154$19,949
Some College$28,782$33,988$24,836
Bachelors Degree$40,717$44,628$37,123
Graduate Degree$55,164$63,103$46,944

$28,061

Average Earnings

$32,236

Average Male

$24,631

Average Female

Asheboro Language

Asheboro Language by Age

Asheboro Language

76.02% of Asheboro residents speak only English, while 23.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.52% of the population.

Asheboro Poverty

Asheboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8862,30015.45%
Hispanic6,2341,95031.28%
Black3,1991,21938.11%
Other2,83690031.73%
Multiple72237652.08%
Asian1823820.88%
Native16963.55%

22.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.24%

Male Poverty Rate

24.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Asheboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Asheboro is Multiple, with 52.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Asheboro is Native, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.84%
Some College18.12%
High School16.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.37%
Male Unemployed42.99%
Female Employed11.39%
Male Employed7.56%

Asheboro Income

Asheboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,609$48,069
Families$41,595$57,021
Married Families$56,197-
Non Families$25,168$33,526

Asheboro Marital Status

Asheboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Asheboro Married by Age and Sex

Asheboro Marriage

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

Asheboro Marital Status by Race

Asheboro Veterans

1,493

Number of Veterans

1,368

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam566
First Gulf War319
Second Gulf War211
Korea201
World War II79
Age Group Veterans
75+463
65 to 74411
35 to 54331
55 to 64195
18 to 3493
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3289.00%
Black994.62%
Hispanic250.63%
Indian2519.84%
Other241.25%
2 or More174.12%

$Asheboro Veterans by Education

11.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Asheboro Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Asheboro 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

63.15%

Born in North Carolina

85.54%

Native Born

14.46%

Foreign Born

10.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.54% of Asheboro residents were born in the United States, with 63.15% having been born in North Carolina. 10.64% 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
202025,758-43-0.17%
201925,801-43-0.17%
201825,844140.05%
201725,830-43-0.17%
201625,873640.25%
201525,809-35-0.14%
201425,844-10-0.04%
201325,8541940.76%
201225,6601470.58%
201125,513680.27%
201025,4453,7731.62%
200021,6725,3102.85%
199016,3621,1100.70%
198015,2524,4553.51%
197010,7971,3481.34%
19609,4491,7482.07%
19507,7017200.99%
19406,9811,9603.35%
19305,0212,4626.97%
19202,5590.00%