Ayden, North Carolina Population 2020

5,102

Ayden is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,102, it is the 139th largest city in North Carolina and the 4691st largest city in the United States. Ayden is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually but its population has increased by 3.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,932 in 2010. Ayden reached it's highest population of 5,131 in 2016. Spanning over 4 miles, Ayden has a population density of 1,328 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ayden is $50,803 with a poverty rate of 26.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $598 per month, and the median house value is $108,100. The median age in Ayden is 35.6 years, 32.1 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Ayden Demographics

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

  • White: 51.41%
  • Black or African American: 46.21%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ayden, North Carolina is 5,102, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,932.

Ayden, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,62851.41%
Black or African American2,36246.21%
Asian541.06%
Two or More Races370.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.33%
Some Other Race140.27%

Ayden Population Pyramid 2020

Ayden Median Age

35.6


Total

32.1


Male

38.6


Female

Ayden Adults

There are 3,792 adults, (991 of whom are seniors) in Ayden.

Ayden Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ayden Sex Ratio

Female

2,712

53.05%

Male

2,400

46.95%

Ayden Households and Families

Ayden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ayden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All52.5%47.5%
Female45.8%54.2%
Male37.5%62.5%
Non Family35.1%64.9%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1182.3752.5
Non Family8881.1635.1
Married6193.386.1
Female4593.2545.8
Male1522.9637.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ayden Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1715.20%
9th to 12th Grade2688.15%
High School Graduate89527.23%
Some College85325.95%
Associates Degree61918.83%
Bachelors Degree2638.00%
Graduate Degree2186.63%

Ayden Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8071,659321
Black1,3751,110139
Hispanic544015
Multiple Races2929
Other Race14
Asian12
Native American10106

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,475$37,783$34,279
Less Than High School$40,139$$40,528
High School Grad$18,056$31,875$
Some College$32,250$34,375$29,788
Bachelors Degree$45,341$59,000$43,750
Graduate Degree$43,980$$43,316

$35,475

Average Earnings

$37,783

Average Male

$34,279

Average Female

Ayden Language

Ayden Language by Age

Ayden Language

98.12% of Ayden residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Ayden Poverty

Ayden Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,27898343.15%
White2,57932612.64%
Hispanic541833.33%

26.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.72%

Male Poverty Rate

27.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ayden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ayden is Black, with 43.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ayden is White, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.93%
Some College23.08%
High School23.01%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.80%
Male Unemployed15.63%
Male Employed12.21%
Female Employed10.34%

Ayden Income

Ayden Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,182$50,803
Families$51,653$62,997
Married Families$72,292-
Non Families$21,458$32,247

Ayden Marital Status

Ayden Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ayden Married by Age and Sex

Ayden 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 55-64.

Ayden Marital Status by Race

Ayden Veterans

430

Number of Veterans

382

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam183
Korea63
First Gulf War61
Second Gulf War14
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74151
35 to 54107
75+92
55 to 6466
18 to 3414
Name Veterans % of Total
Black24615.33%
White1848.93%

$Ayden Veterans by Education

16.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ayden Employment Status

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

18.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ayden 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

77.01%

Born in North Carolina

98.10%

Native Born

1.90%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.10% of Ayden residents were born in the United States, with 77.01% having been born in North Carolina. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,102-7-0.14%
20195,109-7-0.14%
20185,116-8-0.16%
20175,124-7-0.14%
20165,131270.53%
20155,104-11-0.22%
20145,11580.16%
20135,10760.12%
20125,101440.87%
20115,057390.78%
20105,0183960.83%
20004,622-118-0.25%
19904,7403790.84%
19804,3619112.37%
19703,4503421.05%
19603,1080.00%