Bakersville, North Carolina Population 2024

455

Bakersville is a city located in Mitchell County and Yancey County North Carolina. Bakersville has a 2024 population of 455. Bakersville is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 453 in 2020.

The average household income in Bakersville is $79,958 with a poverty rate of 21.84%. The median age in Bakersville is 53.4 years: 45.5 years for males, and 53.9 years for females.

Bakersville Demographics

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

  • White: 96.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
598.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.44% (2)
The current population of Bakersville, North Carolina is 455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 453.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70196.29%
Black or African American172.34%
Two or more races101.37%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bakersville Population by Race

Bakersville Population Pyramid 2024

Bakersville Median Age

53.4

Total

45.5

Male

53.9

Female

Bakersville Adults

There are 652 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Bakersville.

Bakersville Age Dependency

95.2

Age Dependency Ratio

74.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bakersville Sex Ratio

Female44661.26%
Male28238.74%

Bakersville Population by Age

Bakersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3092.2860.839.2
Married1342.9483.616.4
Non Family1221.1635.264.8
Female533.1562.337.7
Male0000

2.99

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bakersville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6711.38%
Associates Degree376.28%
Bachelors Degree122.04%
Graduate Degree376.28%
High School Graduate9315.79%
Less Than 9th Grade427.13%
Some College30151.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bakersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bakersville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White57947049
Black880
2+ Races220
Hispanic110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.46%.

Bakersville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$31,250$0$31,250
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,351$0$39,505
Some College$39,528$0$39,634

$39,351

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$39,505

Average Female

Bakersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bakersville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bakersville Language

97.74% of Bakersville residents speak only English, while 2.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Bakersville Language

Bakersville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White70115021.4%
Black17847.06%
Multiple10110%

21.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.18%

Male Poverty Rate

19.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bakersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bakersville is Black, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bakersville is Multiple, with 10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.21%.

Bakersville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School49.46%
Less Than 9th Grade48.62%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bakersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed46.67%
Female Unemployed3.92%
Female Employed2.34%
Male Unemployed0%

Bakersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bakersville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$116,781
Households$39,896$79,958
Married Families$160,507$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,000$23,266

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bakersville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bakersville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bakersville Marriage

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

Bakersville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bakersville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam54
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Bakersville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7454
55 to 643
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Bakersville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White579%

Bakersville Veterans by Race

Bakersville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bakersville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

28.7%

Employment Rate

41.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bakersville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bakersville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bakersville 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

82.97%

Born in Bakersville

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Bakersville residents were born in the United States, with 82.97% having been born in North Carolina. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bakersville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202945910.22%
202845810.22%
202745700%
202645710.22%
202545610.22%
202445500%
2023455-2-0.44%
202245730.66%
202145410.22%
2020453102.26%
2019443-3-0.67%
201844610.22%
2017445-1-0.22%
2016446-2-0.45%
2015448-4-0.88%
2014452-3-0.66%
2013455-2-0.44%
2012457-2-0.44%
2011459-4-0.86%
201046300%

Bakersville Population by Year