Cajah's Mountain, North Carolina Population 2024

2,691

Cajah's Mountain is a city located in Caldwell County North Carolina. Cajah's Mountain has a 2024 population of 2,691. Cajah's Mountain is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,708 in 2020.

The average household income in Cajah's Mountain is $62,556 with a poverty rate of 11.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cajah's Mountain is 41 years, 40.8 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Cajah's Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 92.89%
  • Other race: 4.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
791.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.63% (-17)
The current population of Cajah's Mountain, North Carolina is 2,691 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,708.

Cajah's Mountain, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,52292.89%
Other race1234.53%
Two or more races481.77%
Asian100.37%
Black or African American60.22%
Native American60.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cajah's Mountain Population by Race

Cajah's Mountain Population Pyramid 2024

Cajah's Mountain Median Age

41

Total

40.8

Male

41.2

Female

Cajah's Mountain Adults

There are 2,107 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Cajah's Mountain.

Cajah's Mountain Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cajah's Mountain Sex Ratio

Female1,36450.24%
Male1,35149.76%

Cajah's Mountain Population by Age

Cajah's Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9302.974.725.3
Married4693.2989.310.7
Non Family3261.8470.929.1
Female1194.337.862.2
Male162.750100
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3.38

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cajah's Mountain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cajah's Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cajah's Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.67%.

Cajah's Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,932

Average Earnings

$47,553

Average Male

$24,076

Average Female

Cajah's Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cajah's Mountain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cajah's Mountain Language

95.04% of Cajah's Mountain residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.25% of the population.

Cajah's Mountain Language

Cajah's Mountain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3952118.81%
Other1237359.35%
Hispanic1867339.25%
Native6350%
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11.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cajah's Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cajah's Mountain is Other, with 59.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cajah's Mountain is White, with 8.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.54%.

Cajah's Mountain Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.45%
High School10.74%
Some College8.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%
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Cajah's Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Male Employed2.84%
Female Employed1.81%
Male Unemployed
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Cajah's Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cajah's Mountain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cajah's Mountain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cajah's Mountain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cajah's Mountain 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.

Cajah's Mountain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cajah's Mountain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

143

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Cajah's Mountain Veterans by War

count

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Cajah's Mountain Veterans by Age

count

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Cajah's Mountain Veterans by Race

Cajah's Mountain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cajah's Mountain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cajah's Mountain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cajah's Mountain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cajah's Mountain 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

72.67%

Born in Cajah's Mountain

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.05% of Cajah's Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 72.67% having been born in North Carolina. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cajah's Mountain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,671-4-0.15%
20282,675-4-0.15%
20272,679-4-0.15%
20262,683-4-0.15%
20252,687-4-0.15%
20242,691-4-0.15%
20232,695-4-0.15%
20222,699-4-0.15%
20212,703-5-0.18%
20202,708-27-0.99%
20192,73530.11%
20182,73240.15%
20172,72820.07%
20162,72670.26%
20152,719-6-0.22%
20142,725-14-0.51%
20132,739-1-0.04%
20122,740-13-0.47%
20112,753-19-0.69%
20102,772893.32%
20002,683
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Cajah's Mountain Population by Year