Broad Creek, North Carolina Population 2024

1,720

Broad Creek is a city located in Carteret County North Carolina. Broad Creek has a 2024 population of 1,720. Broad Creek is currently declining at a rate of -7.82% annually and its population has decreased by -25.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,306 in 2020.

The average household income in Broad Creek is $76,913 with a poverty rate of 10.82%. The median age in Broad Creek is 50.2 years: 51.9 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Broad Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 95.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
553.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-25.41% (-586)
The current population of Broad Creek, North Carolina is 1,720 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,306.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,92995.83%
Two or more races834.12%
Native American10.05%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Broad Creek Population by Race

Broad Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Broad Creek Median Age

50.2

Total

51.9

Male

48.8

Female

Broad Creek Adults

There are 1,617 adults, (495 of whom are seniors) in Broad Creek.

Broad Creek Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Broad Creek Sex Ratio

Female1,05052.16%
Male96347.84%

Broad Creek Population by Age

Broad Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7962.5380.519.5
Married4822.884.215.8
Non Family2051.3369.330.7
Female783.5492.37.7
Male313.7167.732.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Broad Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade875.97%
Associates Degree17211.81%
Bachelors Degree19813.59%
Graduate Degree684.67%
High School Graduate41228.28%
Less Than 9th Grade594.05%
Some College46131.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Broad Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Broad Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4241,278263
2+ Races29290
Hispanic333
Native American110

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Broad Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,375$0$46,250
Graduate Degree$51,458$0$51,667
High School Graduate$35,208$45,893$16,250
Less Than 9th Grade$29,643$32,542$0
Overall$34,800$42,697$30,508
Some College$37,361$56,165$30,547

$34,800

Average Earnings

$42,697

Average Male

$30,508

Average Female

Broad Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Broad Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Broad Creek Language

95.33% of Broad Creek residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Broad Creek Language

Broad Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,91821711.31%

10.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

13.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Broad Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Broad Creek is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Broad Creek is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.29%.

Broad Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.97%
High School11.65%
Some College6%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%

Broad Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.7%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed82.86%
Female Employed3.06%

Broad Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Broad Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,153$88,839
Households$59,500$76,913
Married Families$74,792$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,546$39,132

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Broad Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Broad Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Broad Creek 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 55-64.

Broad Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Broad Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

242

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam115
First Gulf War71
Second Gulf War60
Korea20
World War II0

Broad Creek Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+74
65 to 7458
35 to 5446
18 to 3438
55 to 6426

Broad Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White22114.09%
2+ Races2151.22%

Broad Creek Veterans by Race

Broad Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Broad Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Broad Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Broad Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Broad Creek 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

57.63%

Born in Broad Creek

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Broad Creek residents were born in the United States, with 57.63% having been born in North Carolina. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Broad Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,720-146-7.82%
20231,866-147-7.3%
20222,013-218-9.77%
20212,231-75-3.25%
20202,306-242-9.5%
20192,5481084.43%
20182,440-10-0.41%
20172,450853.59%
20162,365-160-6.34%
20152,52527712.32%
20142,248-222-8.99%
20132,470743.09%
20122,3961064.63%
20112,290-44-1.89%
20102,33400%

Broad Creek Population by Year