Bryson City, North Carolina Population 2020

1,466

Bryson City is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,466, it is the 290th largest city in North Carolina and the 8791st largest city in the United States. Bryson City is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,424 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Bryson City has a population density of 671 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bryson City is $45,501 with a poverty rate of 19.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $121,200. The median age in Bryson City is 42.5 years, 42.8 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.5 males.

Bryson City Demographics

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

  • White: 90.99%
  • Two or more races: 5.03%
  • Native American: 2.93%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bryson City, North Carolina is 1,466, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,450.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,424.

Bryson City, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55590.99%
Two or More Races865.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native502.93%
Some Other Race181.05%

Bryson City Population Pyramid 2020

Bryson City Median Age

42.5


Total

42.8


Male

40.9


Female

Bryson City Adults

There are 1,319 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Bryson City.

Bryson City Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bryson City Sex Ratio

Female

963

56.35%

Male

746

43.65%

Bryson City Households and Families

Bryson City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bryson City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All52.1%47.9%
Non Family38.6%61.4%
Female28.4%71.6%
Male0%100%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6332.552.1
Married3003.1274.7
Non Family2151.0738.6
Female813.1628.4
Male374.430

3.21

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bryson City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1119.11%
9th to 12th Grade16213.29%
High School Graduate35729.29%
Some College23819.52%
Associates Degree1109.02%
Bachelors Degree16813.78%
Graduate Degree735.99%

Bryson City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,123906236
Hispanic585
Native American2421
Other Race18
Multiple Races14145

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 35.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,731$28,967$22,125
Less Than High School$16,944$15,764$
High School Grad$25,050$28,750$17,750
Some College$25,962$31,058$19,306
Bachelors Degree$37,917$46,250$36,000
Graduate Degree$50,096$51,058$

$26,731

Average Earnings

$28,967

Average Male

$22,125

Average Female

Bryson City Language

Bryson City Language by Age

Bryson City Language

87.80% of Bryson City residents speak only English, while 12.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.57% of the population.

Bryson City Poverty

Bryson City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,33225619.22%
Multiple863034.88%
Hispanic1431812.59%
Other1818100.00%
Native501020.00%

19.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.46%

Male Poverty Rate

21.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bryson City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bryson City is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bryson City is Hispanic, with 12.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.47%
High School23.25%
Bachelors or Greater17.32%
Some College7.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed14.66%
Female Employed5.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bryson City Income

Bryson City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,566$45,501
Families$51,364$55,854
Married Families$65,221-
Non Families$15,438$25,176

Bryson City Marital Status

Bryson City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bryson City Married by Age and Sex

Bryson City 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 55-64.

Bryson City Marital Status by Race

Bryson City Veterans

140

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
First Gulf War31
Korea27
World War II10
Second Gulf War4
Age Group Veterans
75+56
65 to 7433
35 to 5427
55 to 6420
18 to 344

$Bryson City Veterans by Education

17.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bryson City Employment Status

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bryson City 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

59.68%

Born in North Carolina

91.40%

Native Born

8.60%

Foreign Born

5.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.40% of Bryson City residents were born in the United States, with 59.68% having been born in North Carolina. 5.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,46680.55%
20191,45880.55%
20181,450-1-0.07%
20171,45180.55%
20161,443-17-1.16%
20151,460140.97%
20141,446322.26%
20131,414-14-0.98%
20121,42820.14%
20111,42610.07%
20101,4250.00%