Bailey, North Carolina Population 2024

583

Bailey is a city located in Nash County North Carolina. Bailey has a 2024 population of 583. Bailey is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 569 in 2020.

The average household income in Bailey is $63,787 with a poverty rate of 16.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bailey is 47.4 years, 47.4 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Bailey Demographics

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

  • White: 56.43%
  • Black or African American: 20.92%
  • Other race: 17.21%
  • Asian: 5.45%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
830.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.46% (14)
The current population of Bailey, North Carolina is 583 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 569.

Bailey, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25956.43%
Black or African American9620.92%
Other race7917.21%
Asian255.45%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Bailey Population by Race

Bailey Population Pyramid 2024

Bailey Median Age

47.4

Total

47.4

Male

45.8

Female

Bailey Adults

There are 382 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Bailey.

Bailey Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bailey Sex Ratio

Female25254.9%
Male20745.1%

Bailey Population by Age

Bailey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1992.2860.339.7
Married1093.0863.336.7
Non Family641.0554.745.3
Female162.061000
Male101.80100
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bailey 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

Bailey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bailey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Bailey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,750

Average Earnings

$45,260

Average Male

$42,891

Average Female

Bailey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bailey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bailey Language

80.42% of Bailey residents speak only English, while 19.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.75% of the population.

Bailey Language

Bailey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other793949.37%
Hispanic853945.88%
White2563614.06%
Black9622.08%
showing: 4 rows

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.01%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bailey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bailey is Other, with 49.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bailey is Black, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.76%.

Bailey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater20.37%
Less Than 9th Grade19.7%
Some College18.35%
High School14.75%
showing: 4 rows

Bailey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.84%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Bailey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bailey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bailey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bailey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bailey 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 20-34.

Bailey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bailey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bailey Veterans by War

count

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Bailey Veterans by Age

count

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Bailey Veterans by Race

Bailey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bailey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Bailey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bailey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bailey 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

66.45%

Born in Bailey

84.75%

Native Born

15.25%

Foreign Born

9.37%

Non Citizen

5.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.75% of Bailey residents were born in the United States, with 66.45% having been born in North Carolina. 9.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bailey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202960340.67%
202859940.67%
202759540.68%
202659140.68%
202558740.69%
202458340.69%
202357940.7%
202257540.7%
202157120.35%
202056961.07%
2019563
201856310.18%
201756210.18%
201656110.18%
2015560-2-0.36%
2014562-1-0.18%
2013563-3-0.53%
2012566-2-0.35%
2011568
2010568
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Bailey Population by Year