Cherryville, North Carolina Population 2024

6,313

Cherryville is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. Cherryville has a 2024 population of 6,313. Cherryville is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 3.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,087 in 2020.

The average household income in Cherryville is $70,144 with a poverty rate of 13.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cherryville is 37.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Cherryville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.14%
  • Black or African American: 6.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,143.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.71% (226)
The current population of Cherryville, North Carolina is 6,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,087.

Cherryville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,44989.14%
Black or African American4016.56%
Two or more races2063.37%
Other race510.83%
Asian40.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.03%
Native American
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Cherryville Population by Race

Cherryville Population Pyramid 2024

Cherryville Median Age

37.4

Total

32.3

Male

40.8

Female

Cherryville Adults

There are 4,609 adults, (1,160 of whom are seniors) in Cherryville.

Cherryville Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherryville Sex Ratio

Female3,03449.63%
Male3,07950.37%

Cherryville Population by Age

Cherryville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4322.4466.833.2
Married1,0223.4189.710.3
Non Family9681.1859.740.3
Female3352.9924.575.5
Male1072.7944.955.1
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3.08

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cherryville 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

Cherryville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherryville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.5%.

Cherryville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,147

Average Earnings

$56,721

Average Male

$36,555

Average Female

Cherryville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherryville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cherryville Language

98.39% of Cherryville residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Cherryville Language

Cherryville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,22667412.9%
Black3697219.51%
Multiple2064722.82%
Hispanic2243515.63%
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13.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.2%

Male Poverty Rate

16.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherryville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherryville is Multiple, with 22.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherryville is White, with 12.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.43%.

Cherryville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.01%
High School11.76%
Some College8.1%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
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Cherryville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.45%
Male Unemployed9.09%
Male Employed3.74%
Female Unemployed
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Cherryville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherryville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cherryville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherryville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cherryville Marriage

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

Cherryville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cherryville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

217

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Cherryville Veterans by War

count

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Cherryville Veterans by Age

count

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Cherryville Veterans by Race

Cherryville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherryville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cherryville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cherryville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cherryville 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

82.33%

Born in Cherryville

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Cherryville residents were born in the United States, with 82.33% having been born in North Carolina. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cherryville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,578530.81%
20286,525530.82%
20276,472530.83%
20266,419530.83%
20256,366530.84%
20246,313530.85%
20236,260530.85%
20226,207530.86%
20216,154671.1%
20206,08780.13%
20196,079601%
20186,019741.24%
20175,945250.42%
20165,9201212.09%
20155,799260.45%
20145,773110.19%
20135,762190.33%
20125,743-5-0.09%
20115,74890.16%
20105,7393787.05%
20005,36160512.72%
19904,756-88-1.82%
19804,844-414-7.87%
19705,2581,65145.77%
19603,6071153.29%
19503,4922678.28%
19403,22546917.02%
19302,756
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Cherryville Population by Year