Brevard, North Carolina Population 2020

8,028

Brevard is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,028, it is the 105th largest city in North Carolina and the 3616th largest city in the United States. Brevard is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 5.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,609 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Brevard has a population density of 1,501 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brevard is $52,941 with a poverty rate of 14.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $631 per month, and the median house value is $213,700. The median age in Brevard is 50.4 years, 50.2 years for males, and 52.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.1 males.

Brevard Demographics

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

  • White: 84.17%
  • Black or African American: 12.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brevard, North Carolina is 8,028, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,900.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,609.

Brevard, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202034,9953901.11%
201934,6053901.13%
201834,2153901.14%
201733,8254191.24%
201633,4062390.72%
201533,1672130.64%
201432,9541260.38%
201332,828-5-0.02%
201232,833290.09%
201132,804-283-0.86%
201033,0870.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,55384.17%
Black or African American94312.11%
Two or More Races1912.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.58%
Asian290.37%
Some Other Race240.31%

Brevard Population Pyramid 2020

Brevard Median Age

50.4


Total

50.2


Male

52.1


Female

Brevard Adults

There are 6,659 adults, (2,382 of whom are seniors) in Brevard.

Brevard Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brevard Sex Ratio

Female

4,276

54.93%

Male

3,509

45.07%

Brevard Households and Families

Brevard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brevard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married76.8%23.2%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female35.7%64.3%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4211.9960.7
Married1,4852.3876.8
Non Family1,3791.1253.4
Female5553.1335.7
Male23100

2.53

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brevard Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1652.88%
9th to 12th Grade3986.95%
High School Graduate1,47225.71%
Some College1,36223.79%
Associates Degree3716.48%
Bachelors Degree1,15720.21%
Graduate Degree80013.97%

Brevard Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1674,6841,866
Black48240488
Native American45453
Asian2929
Hispanic8
Multiple Races2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,761$35,371$26,387
Less Than High School$15,760$$16,275
High School Grad$23,487$31,481$19,388
Some College$26,346$32,161$22,308
Bachelors Degree$36,225$64,618$32,321
Graduate Degree$55,230$63,839$

$28,761

Average Earnings

$35,371

Average Male

$26,387

Average Female

Brevard Language

Brevard Language by Age

Brevard Language

96.38% of Brevard residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Brevard Poverty

Brevard Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,83762010.62%
Black79628035.18%
Multiple15812679.75%

14.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.80%

Male Poverty Rate

15.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brevard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brevard is Multiple, with 79.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brevard is White, with 10.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.19%
High School15.00%
Some College13.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.47%
Female Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed14.17%
Male Employed3.46%

Brevard Income

Brevard Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,511$52,941
Families$48,092$59,700
Married Families$61,016-
Non Families$31,293$41,116

Brevard Marital Status

Brevard Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brevard Married by Age and Sex

Brevard 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 35-44.

Brevard Marital Status by Race

Brevard Veterans

835

Number of Veterans

778

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam275
Korea120
Second Gulf War106
World War II89
First Gulf War51
Age Group Veterans
75+340
65 to 74201
35 to 54163
55 to 6491
18 to 3440
Name Veterans % of Total
White73612.65%
Black9914.27%

$Brevard Veterans by Education

8.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brevard Employment Status

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brevard 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

47.27%

Born in North Carolina

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.85% of Brevard residents were born in the United States, with 47.27% having been born in North Carolina. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,028640.80%
20197,964640.81%
20187,900740.95%
20177,826640.82%
20167,76210.01%
20157,761911.19%
20147,670350.46%
20137,635200.26%
20127,61520.03%
20117,613-69-0.90%
20107,6828931.24%
20006,7891,4012.34%
19905,388650.12%
19805,323800.15%
19705,2433860.77%
19604,8579492.20%
19503,9088472.47%
19403,0610.00%