Brevard, North Carolina Population 2024

7,842

Brevard is a city located in Transylvania County North Carolina. Brevard has a 2024 population of 7,842. It is also the county seat of Transylvania County.Brevard is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,759 in 2020.

The average household income in Brevard is $67,400 with a poverty rate of 15.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brevard is 49.7 years, 46.2 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Brevard Demographics

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

  • White: 81.69%
  • Black or African American: 12.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.6%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,466.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.07% (83)
The current population of Brevard, North Carolina is 7,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,759.

Brevard, North Carolina Population 2024

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Brevard Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,35381.69%
Black or African American1,00912.97%
Two or more races3584.6%
Native American320.41%
Other race180.23%
Asian70.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brevard Population by Race

Brevard Population Pyramid 2024

Brevard Median Age

49.7

Total

46.2

Male

53

Female

Brevard Adults

There are 6,741 adults, (2,390 of whom are seniors) in Brevard.

Brevard Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brevard Sex Ratio

Female4,31055.42%
Male3,46744.58%

Brevard Population by Age

Brevard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6181.956.243.8
Non Family1,7681.2244.955.1
Married1,3072.5778.721.3
Female5222.4639.160.9
Male214.1938.161.9
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2.53

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brevard 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

Brevard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brevard 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 white people with a rate of 40.08%.

Brevard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,074

Average Earnings

$41,703

Average Male

$36,148

Average Female

Brevard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brevard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brevard Language

97.06% of Brevard residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Brevard Language

Brevard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,67666911.79%
Black80230838.4%
Multiple3385616.57%
Hispanic1035149.51%
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15.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.58%

Male Poverty Rate

13.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brevard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brevard is Hispanic, with 49.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brevard is White, with 11.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.15%.

Brevard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
High School20.2%
Some College18.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%
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Brevard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed83.19%
Female Unemployed40.35%
Female Employed10.41%
Male Employed3%
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Brevard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brevard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brevard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brevard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brevard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brevard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brevard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

768

Number of Veterans

657

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

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Brevard Veterans by War

count

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Brevard Veterans by Age

count

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Brevard Veterans by Race

Brevard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brevard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brevard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brevard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brevard 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

46.87%

Born in Brevard

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Brevard residents were born in the United States, with 46.87% having been born in North Carolina. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brevard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,902120.15%
20287,890120.15%
20277,878120.15%
20267,866120.15%
20257,854120.15%
20247,842120.15%
20237,830120.15%
20227,818120.15%
20217,806470.61%
20207,759-120-1.52%
20197,879
20187,879770.99%
20177,802540.7%
20167,74820.03%
20157,746891.16%
20147,657320.42%
20137,625180.24%
20127,60730.04%
20117,604-67-0.87%
20107,67188212.99%
20006,7891,40126%
19905,388651.22%
19805,323801.53%
19705,2433867.95%
19604,85794924.28%
19503,90884727.67%
19403,061
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Brevard Population by Year