Calabash, North Carolina Population 2020

2,265

Calabash is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,265, it is the 240th largest city in North Carolina and the 7149th largest city in the United States. Calabash is currently growing at a rate of 1.34% annually and its population has increased by 26.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,786 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Calabash has a population density of 679 people per square mile.

The average household income in Calabash is $41,676 with a poverty rate of 17.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $938 per month, and the median house value is $121,900. The median age in Calabash is 54.2 years, 55.1 years for males, and 53.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males.

Calabash Demographics

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

  • White: 77.44%
  • Two or more races: 8.81%
  • Black or African American: 8.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.96%
  • Native American: 1.85%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Other race: 0.24%
The current population of Calabash, North Carolina is 2,265, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,786.

Calabash, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,30177.44%
Two or More Races1488.81%
Black or African American1428.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander331.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native311.85%
Asian211.25%
Some Other Race40.24%

Calabash Population Pyramid 2020

Calabash Median Age

54.2


Total

55.1


Male

53.6


Female

Calabash Adults

There are 1,410 adults, (593 of whom are seniors) in Calabash.

Calabash Age Dependency

105.6

Age Dependency Ratio

72.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Calabash Sex Ratio

Female

901

53.63%

Male

779

46.37%

Calabash Households and Families

Calabash Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Calabash Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female47.9%52.1%
Male0%100%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All841275.5
Non Family4191.170.9
Married3682.7385.6
Female483.9247.9
Male64.670

2.86

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Calabash Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade322.36%
9th to 12th Grade1259.20%
High School Graduate47534.98%
Some College28120.69%
Associates Degree22416.49%
Bachelors Degree17212.67%
Graduate Degree493.61%

Calabash Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1431,000194
Black8282
Multiple Races6969
Asian211010
Native American211810
Islander18187
Hispanic74
Other Race44

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 native american people with a rate of 47.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,000$20,991$21,005
Less Than High School$20,363$$
High School Grad$18,958$23,646$18,500
Some College$17,917$$
Bachelors Degree$31,094$33,250$30,625
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,000

Average Earnings

$20,991

Average Male

$21,005

Average Female

Calabash Language

Calabash Language by Age

Calabash Language

98.54% of Calabash residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Calabash Poverty

Calabash Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,30122116.99%
Black1424833.80%
Asian211152.38%
Multiple14864.05%

17.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

18.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calabash

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calabash is Asian, with 52.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calabash is Multiple, with 4.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.21%
Some College15.64%
High School10.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed10.40%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Calabash Income

Calabash Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,866$41,676
Families$50,291$51,599
Married Families$51,860-
Non Families$21,464$31,455

Calabash Marital Status

Calabash Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Calabash Married by Age and Sex

Calabash 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.

Calabash Marital Status by Race

Calabash Veterans

196

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
Korea68
World War II8
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+95
65 to 7476
35 to 5416
55 to 645
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White18515.48%
Hawaiian738.89%
Hispanic457.14%
Other4100.00%

$Calabash Veterans by Education

8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calabash Employment Status

48.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Calabash 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

35.36%

Born in North Carolina

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.08% of Calabash residents were born in the United States, with 35.36% having been born in North Carolina. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,265301.34%
20192,235301.36%
20182,205512.37%
20172,154301.41%
20162,124241.14%
20152,100291.40%
20142,071170.83%
20132,054261.28%
20122,028190.95%
20112,00922012.30%
20101,7890.00%