Avery Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

3,420

Avery Creek is a city located in Buncombe County and Henderson County North Carolina. Avery Creek has a 2024 population of 3,420. Avery Creek is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,256 in 2020.

The average household income in Avery Creek is $133,220 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Avery Creek is 40.4 years: 41.9 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Avery Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 78.46%
  • Black or African American: 16.72%
  • Asian: 3.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,975.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.04% (164)
The current population of Avery Creek, North Carolina is 3,420 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,256.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,61978.46%
Black or African American55816.72%
Asian1083.24%
Two or more races531.59%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Avery Creek Population by Race

Avery Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Avery Creek Median Age

40.4

Total

41.9

Male

39.4

Female

Avery Creek Adults

There are 2,585 adults, (431 of whom are seniors) in Avery Creek.

Avery Creek Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Avery Creek Sex Ratio

Female1,78453.45%
Male1,55446.55%

Avery Creek Population by Age

Avery Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8603.8886.413.6
Married5673.7394.95.1
Non Family1321.247822
Female928.5880.419.6
Male693.8840.659.4

4.27

Average Family Size

3.88

Average Household Size

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Avery Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree2029.47%
Bachelors Degree50823.82%
Graduate Degree21510.08%
High School Graduate53625.13%
Less Than 9th Grade221.03%
Some College65030.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Avery Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Avery Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6701,670619
Black32632637
Asian1088638
2+ Races292929

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Avery Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,973$49,367$62,321
Graduate Degree$110,907$0$111,078
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$47,932$56,550$31,217
Some College$40,274$75,463$29,372

$47,932

Average Earnings

$56,550

Average Male

$31,217

Average Female

Avery Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Avery Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Avery Creek Language

81.37% of Avery Creek residents speak only English, while 18.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.23% of the population.

Avery Creek Language

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Avery Creek Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Avery Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Avery Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$104,038$136,428
Households$104,808$133,220
Married Families$103,606$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,342$98,661

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Avery Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Avery Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Avery Creek 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 35-44.

Avery Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Avery Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

163

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War78
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Avery Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64105
65 to 7434
75+24
18 to 340
35 to 540

Avery Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black10522.25%
White582.94%

Avery Creek Veterans by Race

Avery Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avery Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Avery Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Avery Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Avery Creek 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

56.17%

Born in Avery Creek

84.66%

Native Born

15.34%

Foreign Born

12.16%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.66% of Avery Creek residents were born in the United States, with 56.17% having been born in North Carolina. 12.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Avery Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,420411.21%
20233,379411.23%
20223,338651.99%
20213,273170.52%
20203,25658121.72%
20192,67536815.95%
20182,307-13-0.56%
20172,320-396-14.58%
20162,7162238.95%
20152,493-112-4.3%
20142,605-245-8.6%
20132,85041817.19%
20122,4321275.51%
20112,30535518.21%
20101,95000%

Avery Creek Population by Year