Brevard, North Carolina Population 2021

8,004
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Brevard is a city located in Transylvania County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,004, it is the 105th largest city in North Carolina and the 3627th largest city in the United States . Brevard is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,609 in 2010. Brevard reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Brevard has a population density of 1,496 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brevard is $59,455 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $232,500. The median age in Brevard is 51.8 years, 46.8 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.

Brevard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brevardwas:

  • White: 85.81%
  • Black or African American: 11.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brevard, North Carolina is 8,004 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,926.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,609.

Brevard, North Carolina Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202134,8092120.61%
202034,5972120.61%
201934,3852120.62%
201834,1734061.19%
201733,7673741.11%
201633,3932360.71%
201533,1572050.62%
201432,9521250.38%
201332,827-8-0.02%
201232,835280.09%
201132,807-278-0.85%
201033,0850.00%

Brevard Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,71485.81%
Black or African American86211.02%
Two or More Races1922.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.50%
Some Other Race170.22%
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Brevard Population by Race

Brevard Population Pyramid $2021

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Brevard Median Age

51.8


Total

46.8


Male

52.8


Female

Brevard Adults

There are 6,717 adults, (2,419 of whom are seniors) in Brevard.

Brevard Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brevard Sex Ratio

Female

4,202

53.71%

Male

3,622

46.29%

Brevard Population by Age

Brevard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brevard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
All60.6%39.4%
Married78.4%21.6%
Male100%0%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brevard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5301.9460.6
Non Family1,5251.1350.9
Married1,4152.3278.4
Female5823.1142.1
Male83.13100

2.52

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Brevard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2163.77%
9th to 12th Grade2955.15%
High School Graduate1,26722.12%
Some College1,47225.70%
Associates Degree4628.07%
Bachelors Degree1,14019.91%
Graduate Degree87515.28%
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Brevard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brevard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1614,7361,867
Black476397144
Hispanic5144
Native American39394
2+ Races7

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 36.18%.

Brevard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,134$34,418$27,783
Less Than 9th Grade$16,176$8,295$16,728
High School Graduate$27,024$31,875$21,838
Some College$25,786$32,750$22,375
Bachelors Degree$38,890$62,933$36,739
Graduate Degree$55,121$$

$29,134

Average Earnings

$34,418

Average Male

$27,783

Average Female

Brevard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brevard Language by Age

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Brevard Language

97.07% of Brevard residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Brevard Language

Brevard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,87183814.27%
Black73417824.25%
Multiple1615232.30%
Hispanic813745.68%

16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.95%

Male Poverty Rate

16.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brevard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brevard is Hispanic, with 45.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brevard is White, with 14.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.38%.

Brevard Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.25%
Some College15.48%
High School12.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Brevard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.40%
Female Unemployed27.37%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed3.55%

Brevard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brevard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,213$59,455
Families$53,227$71,703
Married Families$68,047-
Non Families$27,245$41,957
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Income by Household Type

Brevard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brevard Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Brevard Marital Status by Race

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Brevard Marital Status

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1,013

Number of Veterans

976

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam290
Second Gulf War197
World War II149
Korea91
First Gulf War31

Brevard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+351
35 to 54268
65 to 74224
55 to 64146
18 to 3424

Brevard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White90415.10%
Black10917.08%

Brevard Veterans by Race

Brevard Veterans by Education

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1.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brevard Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brevard Employment by Age

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Brevard Employment by Race

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Brevard 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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41.79%

Born in Brevard

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Brevard residents were born in the United States, with 41.79% having been born in North Carolina. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brevard Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,004390.49%
20207,965390.49%
20197,926390.49%
20187,887831.06%
20177,804550.71%
20167,7490.00%
20157,749881.15%
20147,661330.43%
20137,628170.22%
20127,61110.01%
20117,610-67-0.87%
20107,6778881.24%
20006,7891,4012.34%
19905,388650.12%
19805,323800.15%
19705,2433860.77%
19604,8579492.20%
19503,9088472.47%
19403,0610.00%

Brevard Population by Year