Ayden, North Carolina Population 2024

5,077

Ayden is a city located in Pitt County North Carolina. Ayden has a 2024 population of 5,077. Ayden is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,989 in 2020.

The average household income in Ayden is $54,752 with a poverty rate of 20.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ayden is 44.7 years, 41.6 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Ayden Demographics

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

  • White: 52.98%
  • Black or African American: 36.97%
  • Other race: 5.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.42%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,321.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.76% (88)
The current population of Ayden, North Carolina is 5,077 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,989.

Ayden, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,65052.98%
Black or African American1,84936.97%
Other race2745.48%
Two or more races2214.42%
Native American80.16%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ayden Population by Race

Ayden Population Pyramid 2024

Ayden Median Age

44.7

Total

41.6

Male

51.3

Female

Ayden Adults

There are 3,774 adults, (1,218 of whom are seniors) in Ayden.

Ayden Age Dependency

95.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Ayden Sex Ratio

Female2,64652.9%
Male2,35647.1%

Ayden Population by Age

Ayden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2662.185842
Non Family1,0601.0742.457.6
Married9352.9973.326.7
Female2403.8675.424.6
Male312.680100
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3.05

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ayden 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

Ayden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ayden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.42%.

Ayden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,828

Average Earnings

$38,019

Average Male

$43,566

Average Female

Ayden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ayden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ayden Language

90.94% of Ayden residents speak only English, while 9.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.61% of the population.

Ayden Language

Ayden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,80668437.87%
White2,55533212.99%
Native88100%
Hispanic52781.52%
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20.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

26.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ayden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ayden is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ayden is Hispanic, with 1.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.93%.

Ayden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School27.41%
Less Than 9th Grade26.91%
Some College14.02%
Bachelors or Greater10.96%
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Ayden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.28%
Male Employed5.06%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Ayden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ayden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ayden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ayden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ayden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ayden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ayden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

274

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

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Ayden Veterans by War

count

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Ayden Veterans by Age

count

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Ayden Veterans by Race

Ayden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ayden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ayden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ayden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ayden 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

75.13%

Born in Ayden

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

1.9%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Ayden residents were born in the United States, with 75.13% having been born in North Carolina. 1.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ayden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,147140.27%
20285,133140.27%
20275,119140.27%
20265,105140.27%
20255,091140.28%
20245,077140.28%
20235,063140.28%
20225,049140.28%
20215,035460.92%
20204,989-151-2.94%
20195,14080.16%
20185,13270.14%
20175,125-7-0.14%
20165,132270.53%
20155,105-10-0.2%
20145,11580.16%
20135,10760.12%
20125,101450.89%
20115,056430.86%
20105,0133918.46%
20004,622-118-2.49%
19904,7403798.69%
19804,36191126.41%
19703,45034211%
19603,108
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Ayden Population by Year