Bolton, North Carolina Population 2024

513

Bolton is a city located in Columbus County North Carolina. Bolton has a 2024 population of 513. Bolton is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 520 in 2020.

The average household income in Bolton is $42,699 with a poverty rate of 31.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bolton is 33.9 years, 23.8 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Bolton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 39.24%
  • Two or more races: 30.98%
  • White: 18.76%
  • Other race: 8.43%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
142.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.35% (-7)
The current population of Bolton, North Carolina is 513 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 520.

Bolton, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American22839.24%
Two or more races18030.98%
White10918.76%
Other race498.43%
Asian101.72%
Native American50.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

Two or more races

White

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bolton Population by Race

Bolton Population Pyramid 2024

Bolton Median Age

33.9

Total

23.8

Male

39.4

Female

Bolton Adults

There are 457 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Bolton.

Bolton Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolton Sex Ratio

Female27146.64%
Male31053.36%

Bolton Population by Age

Bolton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2092.7870.829.2
Non Family751.246040
Married723.7480.619.4
Female324.3846.953.1
Male302.631000
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3.54

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bolton 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

Bolton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bolton 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 black people with a rate of 3.97%.

Bolton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,938

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Bolton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bolton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bolton Language

89.56% of Bolton residents speak only English, while 10.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.67% of the population.

Bolton Language

Bolton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black22816371.49%
Multiple180158.33%
White10976.42%
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31.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.23%

Male Poverty Rate

30.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolton is Black, with 71.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolton is White, with 6.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.53%.

Bolton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School53.29%
Less Than 9th Grade21.13%
Some College10.43%
Bachelors or Greater
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Bolton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed76%
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed19.05%
Male Employed14.93%
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Bolton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bolton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bolton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bolton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bolton 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.

Bolton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bolton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bolton Veterans by War

count

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Bolton Veterans by Age

count

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Bolton Veterans by Race

Bolton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

33%

Employment Rate

37.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bolton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bolton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bolton 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

77.62%

Born in Bolton

92.6%

Native Born

7.4%

Foreign Born

5.68%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.6% of Bolton residents were born in the United States, with 77.62% having been born in North Carolina. 5.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bolton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029508-1-0.2%
2028509-1-0.2%
2027510-1-0.2%
2026511-1-0.2%
2025512-1-0.19%
2024513-1-0.19%
2023514-1-0.19%
2022515-1-0.19%
2021516-4-0.77%
2020520-118-18.5%
2019638-4-0.62%
2018642-5-0.77%
2017647-6-0.92%
2016653-8-1.21%
2015661-5-0.75%
2014666-4-0.6%
2013670-7-1.03%
2012677-2-0.29%
2011679-5-0.73%
2010684
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Bolton Population by Year