Barker Heights, North Carolina Population 2020

1,381

Barker Heights is a city located in North Carolina. Barker Heights has a 2020 population of 1,381. Barker Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,254 in 2010. Barker Heights reached it's highest population of 1,670 in 2012.

The average household income in Barker Heights is $46,839 with a poverty rate of 21.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $590 per month, and the median house value is $135,700. The median age in Barker Heights is 36.6 years, 35.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 142.7 males.

Barker Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 82.40%
  • Black or African American: 16.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Barker Heights, North Carolina is 1,381, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,381.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,254.

Barker Heights, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13882.40%
Black or African American22516.29%
Two or More Races181.30%

Barker Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Barker Heights Median Age

36.6


Total

35.7


Male

36.7


Female

Barker Heights Adults

There are 1,059 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Barker Heights.

Barker Heights Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Barker Heights Sex Ratio

Female

569

41.20%

Male

812

58.80%

Barker Heights Households and Families

Barker Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barker Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.3%33.7%
Male52.6%47.4%
All51.5%48.5%
Non Family47.5%52.5%
Female33.3%66.7%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6482.1351.5
Non Family2821.6247.5
Married1812.4666.3
Male951.9652.6
Female903.2433.3

2.5

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barker Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade333.38%
9th to 12th Grade14114.46%
High School Graduate26827.49%
Some College38739.69%
Associates Degree585.95%
Bachelors Degree727.38%
Graduate Degree161.64%

Barker Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61550870
Hispanic202165
Black140110
Multiple Races181818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,969$26,801$27,181
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,219$21,719$
Some College$28,125$26,758$29,583
Bachelors Degree$$$26,667
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,969

Average Earnings

$26,801

Average Male

$27,181

Average Female

Barker Heights Language

Barker Heights Language by Age

Barker Heights Language

66.92% of Barker Heights residents speak only English, while 33.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.86% of the population.

Barker Heights Poverty

Barker Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic48813928.48%
White68110315.12%
Black2255323.56%

21.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.46%

Male Poverty Rate

24.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barker Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barker Heights is Hispanic, with 28.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barker Heights is White, with 15.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.51%
Bachelors or Greater15.91%
Some College15.28%
High School10.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed16.79%
Male Employed3.74%

Barker Heights Income

Barker Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,750$46,839
Families$62,889$60,660
Married Families$75,718-
Non Families$21,302$28,791

Barker Heights Marital Status

Barker Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Barker Heights Married by Age and Sex

Barker Heights 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 45-54.

Barker Heights Marital Status by Race

Barker Heights Veterans

164

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War54
Vietnam49
Korea8
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6452
65 to 7449
18 to 3445
35 to 5410
75+8
Name Veterans % of Total
Black8948.90%
White758.73%

$Barker Heights Veterans by Education

6.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barker Heights Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Barker Heights 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

52.86%

Born in North Carolina

79.94%

Native Born

20.06%

Foreign Born

13.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.94% of Barker Heights residents were born in the United States, with 52.86% having been born in North Carolina. 13.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3810.00%
20191,3810.00%
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%