Cajah's Mountain, North Carolina Population 2020

2,744

Cajah's Mountain is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,744, it is the 220th largest city in North Carolina and the 6516th largest city in the United States. Cajah's Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually but its population has decreased by -2.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,823 in 2010. Cajah's Mountain reached it's highest population of 2,774 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Cajah's Mountain has a population density of 807 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cajah's Mountain is $58,818 with a poverty rate of 7.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in Cajah's Mountain is 46.3 years, 41.6 years for males, and 52.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.7 males.

Cajah's Mountain Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cajah's Mountain was:

  • White: 91.37%
  • Other race: 6.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.88%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cajah's Mountain, North Carolina is 2,744, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,736.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,823.

Cajah's Mountain, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,48791.37%
Some Other Race1896.94%
Black or African American240.88%
Two or More Races220.81%

Cajah's Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

Cajah's Mountain Median Age

46.3


Total

41.6


Male

52.6


Female

Cajah's Mountain Adults

There are 2,228 adults, (668 of whom are seniors) in Cajah's Mountain.

Cajah's Mountain Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cajah's Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

1,317

48.38%

Male

1,405

51.62%

Cajah's Mountain Households and Families

Cajah's Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cajah's Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All74%26%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female50.4%49.6%
Male18.2%81.8%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0962.4874
Married6492.9688.1
Non Family3011.0958.5
Female1133.4550.4
Male332.5518.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cajah's Mountain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1517.52%
9th to 12th Grade29414.64%
High School Graduate66533.12%
Some College40220.02%
Associates Degree1788.86%
Bachelors Degree24312.10%
Graduate Degree753.74%

Cajah's Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8981,510306
Hispanic953812
Other Race953812
Black99
Multiple Races66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,572$32,278$30,449
Less Than High School$30,529$30,865$25,750
High School Grad$24,167$28,558$22,039
Some College$34,634$40,185$33,092
Bachelors Degree$33,750$44,000$31,806
Graduate Degree$49,432$$53,438

$31,572

Average Earnings

$32,278

Average Male

$30,449

Average Female

Cajah's Mountain Language

Cajah's Mountain Language by Age

Cajah's Mountain Language

92.50% of Cajah's Mountain residents speak only English, while 7.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.50% of the population.

Cajah's Mountain Poverty

Cajah's Mountain Poverty by Race

7.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.71%

Male Poverty Rate

9.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cajah's Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cajah's Mountain is White, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cajah's Mountain is White, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.96%
Some College9.14%
High School4.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed3.51%
Female Employed1.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cajah's Mountain Income

Cajah's Mountain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,542$58,818
Families$55,216$64,840
Married Families$59,375-
Non Families$17,454$39,642

Cajah's Mountain Marital Status

Cajah's Mountain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cajah's Mountain Married by Age and Sex

Cajah's Mountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cajah's Mountain Marital Status by Race

Cajah's Mountain Veterans

248

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
First Gulf War34
Korea23
Second Gulf War20
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7492
75+65
55 to 6444
35 to 5430
18 to 3417

$Cajah's Mountain Veterans by Education

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cajah's Mountain Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cajah's Mountain 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

77.77%

Born in North Carolina

95.66%

Native Born

4.34%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.66% of Cajah's Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 77.77% having been born in North Carolina. 2.24% 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
20202,74440.15%
20192,74040.15%
20182,73630.11%
20172,73340.15%
20162,72960.22%
20152,723-4-0.15%
20142,727-14-0.51%
20132,741-3-0.11%
20122,744-10-0.36%
20112,754-20-0.72%
20102,774910.33%
20002,6830.00%