Asheboro, North Carolina Population 2021

26,186
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Asheboro is a city located in Randolph County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 26,186, it is the 42nd largest city in North Carolina and the 1477th largest city in the United States . Asheboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,012 in 2010. Asheboro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 19 miles, Asheboro has a population density of 1,389 people per square mile.

The average household income in Asheboro is $49,553 with a poverty rate of 20.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $120,900. The median age in Asheboro is 37.3 years, 36.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Asheboro Demographics

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

  • White: 71.36%
  • Black or African American: 12.24%
  • Other race: 11.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
The current population of Asheboro, North Carolina is 26,186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,940.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,012.

Asheboro, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,44971.36%
Black or African American3,16412.24%
Some Other Race2,94411.39%
Two or More Races9293.59%
Asian1560.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1270.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.32%
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Asheboro Population by Race

Asheboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Asheboro Median Age

37.3


Total

36.9


Male

37.8


Female

Asheboro Adults

There are 19,708 adults, (4,333 of whom are seniors) in Asheboro.

Asheboro Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Asheboro Sex Ratio

Female

13,401

51.84%

Male

12,451

48.16%

Asheboro Population by Age

Asheboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Asheboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female26.4%73.6%
Male35.5%64.5%
Non Family38.1%61.9%
All49.2%50.8%
Married73.4%26.6%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Asheboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8412.3149.2
Non Family4,7111.1238.1
Married3,9783.1873.4
Female1,6113.326.4
Male5413.3635.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Asheboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,73110.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,21612.86%
High School Graduate4,62126.83%
Some College3,81222.13%
Associates Degree1,7149.95%
Bachelors Degree2,22112.89%
Graduate Degree9115.29%
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Asheboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Asheboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,54310,2362,520
Hispanic3,2911,299174
Black1,9231,425329
Other Race1,68252793
2+ Races30728557
Asian1389857
Native American986025
Islander8346

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.30%.

Asheboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,457$33,391$25,281
Less Than 9th Grade$25,263$27,955$20,383
High School Graduate$26,210$30,591$21,619
Some College$30,306$36,206$25,070
Bachelors Degree$40,644$39,915$40,774
Graduate Degree$54,543$57,721$53,000

$29,457

Average Earnings

$33,391

Average Male

$25,281

Average Female

Asheboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Asheboro Language by Age

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Asheboro Language

73.79% of Asheboro residents speak only English, while 26.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.64% of the population.

Asheboro Language

Asheboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5382,19815.12%
Hispanic6,4991,73426.68%
Black3,07689729.16%
Other2,92765622.41%
Multiple91745950.05%
Asian1563321.15%
Native1221310.66%

20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.62%

Male Poverty Rate

21.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Asheboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Asheboro is Multiple, with 50.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Asheboro is Native, with 10.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.09%.

Asheboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.23%
Some College17.64%
High School16.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Asheboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.43%
Male Unemployed40.44%
Female Employed11.70%
Male Employed7.62%

Asheboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Asheboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,211$49,553
Families$44,234$58,860
Married Families$58,816-
Non Families$27,131$34,235
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Income by Household Type

Asheboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Asheboro Married by Age and Sex

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Asheboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Asheboro Marital Status by Race

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Asheboro Marital Status

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1,508

Number of Veterans

1,371

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam615
First Gulf War302
Second Gulf War242
Korea185
World War II81

Asheboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+499
65 to 74415
35 to 54294
55 to 64170
18 to 34130

Asheboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3249.02%
Black1255.63%
Native American2320.18%
Other Race211.04%
2+ Races153.39%

Asheboro Veterans by Race

Asheboro Veterans by Education

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10.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Asheboro Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Asheboro Employment by Age

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Asheboro Employment by Race

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Asheboro 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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62.47%

Born in Asheboro

86.29%

Native Born

13.71%

Foreign Born

10.10%

Non Citizen

3.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.29% of Asheboro residents were born in the United States, with 62.47% having been born in North Carolina. 10.10% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,1861230.47%
202026,0631230.47%
201925,9401230.48%
201825,817-2-0.01%
201725,819-51-0.20%
201625,870610.24%
201525,809-40-0.15%
201425,849-15-0.06%
201325,8641920.75%
201225,6721410.55%
201125,531690.27%
201025,4623,7901.62%
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%

Asheboro Population by Year