Calabash, North Carolina Population 2024

2,564

Calabash is a city located in Brunswick County North Carolina. Calabash has a 2024 population of 2,564. Calabash is currently growing at a rate of 5% annually and its population has increased by 26.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,033 in 2020.

The average household income in Calabash is $60,384 with a poverty rate of 27.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Calabash is 53.9 years, 54.2 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

Calabash Demographics

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

  • White: 73.66%
  • Two or more races: 15.25%
  • Black or African American: 6.42%
  • Other race: 2.61%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
768.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
26.12% (531)
The current population of Calabash, North Carolina is 2,564 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,033.

Calabash, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,89373.66%
Two or more races39215.25%
Black or African American1656.42%
Other race672.61%
Asian471.83%
Native American60.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calabash Population by Race

Calabash Population Pyramid 2024

Calabash Median Age

53.9

Total

54.2

Male

53.8

Female

Calabash Adults

There are 2,145 adults, (636 of whom are seniors) in Calabash.

Calabash Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Calabash Sex Ratio

Female1,50158.4%
Male1,06941.6%

Calabash Population by Age

Calabash Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1402.2563.836.2
Non Family4901.2140.659.4
Married3882.6584.315.7
Female2423.7680.619.4
Male201.93070
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calabash 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

Calabash Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calabash Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 white people with a rate of 22.35%.

Calabash Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,639

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$42,536

Average Female

Calabash Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calabash Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calabash Language

94.58% of Calabash residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Calabash Language

Calabash Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,84132417.6%
Multiple39225565.05%
Hispanic29417659.86%
Black16511972.12%
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27.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.38%

Male Poverty Rate

27.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calabash

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calabash is Black, with 72.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calabash is White, with 17.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.58%.

Calabash Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.18%
High School23.23%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%
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Calabash Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40.74%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed18.74%
Male Employed2.13%
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Calabash Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calabash Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calabash Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Calabash Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calabash 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 Over 65.

Calabash Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calabash Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

213

Number of Veterans

193

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Calabash Veterans by War

count

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Calabash Veterans by Age

count

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Calabash Veterans by Race

Calabash Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calabash Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Calabash Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calabash Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calabash 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

34.59%

Born in Calabash

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.25% of Calabash residents were born in the United States, with 34.59% having been born in North Carolina. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calabash Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,1741224%
20283,0521224.16%
20272,9301224.34%
20262,8081224.54%
20252,6861224.76%
20242,5641225%
20232,4421225.26%
20222,3201225.55%
20212,1981658.12%
20202,033-239-10.52%
20192,272542.43%
20182,218522.4%
20172,166341.59%
20162,132241.14%
20152,108291.39%
20142,079190.92%
20132,060271.33%
20122,033190.94%
20112,01422012.26%
20101,794
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Calabash Population by Year