Barker Heights, North Carolina Population 2021

1,354
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Barker Heights is a city located in North Carolina. Barker Heights has a 2020 population of 1,354. Barker Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,254 in 2010. Barker Heights reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Barker Heights is $45,922 with a poverty rate of 23.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $147,000. The median age in Barker Heights is 36.3 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Barker Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barker Heightswas:

  • White: 83.23%
  • Black or African American: 16.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Barker Heights, North Carolina is 1,354 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,354.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,254.

Barker Heights, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12783.23%
Black or African American22716.77%
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Barker Heights Population by Race

Barker Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Barker Heights Median Age

36.3


Total

33.8


Male

36.4


Female

Barker Heights Adults

There are 1,014 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Barker Heights.

Barker Heights Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Barker Heights Sex Ratio

Female

592

43.72%

Male

762

56.28%

Barker Heights Population by Age

Barker Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barker Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female28.2%71.8%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
Male38.8%61.2%
All44.3%55.7%
Married66.5%33.5%

44.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barker Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6502.0844.3
Non Family2901.3836.9
Married1942.6466.5
Female1172.8628.2
Male492.238.8

2.64

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Barker Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade343.64%
9th to 12th Grade9610.29%
High School Graduate25227.01%
Some College42645.66%
Associates Degree687.29%
Bachelors Degree495.25%
Graduate Degree80.86%
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Barker Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barker Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White69460257
Black165127
Hispanic7474

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.21%.

Barker Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,762$36,048$27,108
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,500$43,167$26,474
Some College$31,855$35,403$31,452
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,762

Average Earnings

$36,048

Average Male

$27,108

Average Female

Barker Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barker Heights Language by Age

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Barker Heights Language

78.22% of Barker Heights residents speak only English, while 21.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.05% of the population.

Barker Heights Language

Barker Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic29412341.84%
White83312014.41%
Black2277131.28%

23.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

30.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barker Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barker Heights is Hispanic, with 41.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barker Heights is White, with 14.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.72%.

Barker Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater29.82%
Less Than 9th Grade29.23%
Some College17.21%
High School8.33%

Barker Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed17.63%
Male Employed5.05%

Barker Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barker Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$45,922
Families$62,692$56,273
Married Families$73,438-
Non Families$21,829$33,032
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Income by Household Type

Barker Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Barker Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Barker Heights 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 55-64.

Barker Heights Marital Status by Race

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Barker Heights Marital Status

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130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War41
Vietnam37
Korea7
World War II

Barker Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6445
65 to 7437
18 to 3430
35 to 5411
75+7

Barker Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black6841.21%
White627.30%

Barker Heights Veterans by Race

Barker Heights Veterans by Education

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8.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barker Heights Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Barker Heights Employment by Age

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Barker Heights Employment by Race

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Barker Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.78%

Born in Barker Heights

89.51%

Native Born

10.49%

Foreign Born

6.87%

Non Citizen

3.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.51% of Barker Heights residents were born in the United States, with 60.78% having been born in North Carolina. 6.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Barker Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,3540.00%
20201,3540.00%
20191,354-27-1.96%
20181,381-228-14.17%
20171,6091147.63%
20161,495-35-2.29%
20151,530-122-7.38%
20141,652281.72%
20131,624-46-2.75%
20121,670593.66%
20111,61135728.47%
20101,2540.00%

Barker Heights Population by Year