Cherryville, North Carolina Population 2020

6,082

Cherryville is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,082, it is the 124th largest city in North Carolina and the 4256th largest city in the United States. Cherryville is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 5.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,760 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Cherryville has a population density of 1,102 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cherryville is $55,870 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $115,800. The median age in Cherryville is 40.8 years, 38.3 years for males, and 46.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.1 males.

Cherryville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.68%
  • Black or African American: 7.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Cherryville, North Carolina is 6,082, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,760.

Cherryville, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,28189.68%
Black or African American4167.06%
Two or More Races1161.97%
Some Other Race410.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.34%
Asian140.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.02%

Cherryville Population Pyramid 2020

Cherryville Median Age

40.8


Total

38.3


Male

46.4


Female

Cherryville Adults

There are 4,475 adults, (1,120 of whom are seniors) in Cherryville.

Cherryville Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherryville Sex Ratio

Female

2,914

49.48%

Male

2,975

50.52%

Cherryville Households and Families

Cherryville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cherryville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All68.1%31.9%
Male59.1%40.9%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female46.2%53.8%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2352.5668.1
Married1,1103.1780.8
Non Family7811.3657.4
Female2123.5946.2
Male1322.8559.1

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

10.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cherryville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1323.22%
9th to 12th Grade3368.20%
High School Graduate1,30031.73%
Some College1,17728.73%
Associates Degree41910.23%
Bachelors Degree51412.55%
Graduate Degree2195.35%

Cherryville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6113,226641
Black33027272
Hispanic8050
Multiple Races464613
Native American2020
Other Race1613
Asian14147
Islander11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,824$39,583$30,473
Less Than High School$23,112$24,184$9,583
High School Grad$31,684$36,375$16,635
Some College$30,938$37,065$27,259
Bachelors Degree$48,036$47,857$50,078
Graduate Degree$56,417$$54,181

$34,824

Average Earnings

$39,583

Average Male

$30,473

Average Female

Cherryville Language

Cherryville Language by Age

Cherryville Language

97.69% of Cherryville residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Cherryville Poverty

Cherryville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,98790318.11%
Black3966516.41%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherryville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherryville is White, with 18.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherryville is Black, with 16.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.58%
Some College15.71%
High School12.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.59%
Male Unemployed16.98%
Female Employed6.07%
Male Employed5.28%

Cherryville Income

Cherryville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,299$55,870
Families$46,737$61,736
Married Families$63,529-
Non Families$29,228$40,737

Cherryville Marital Status

Cherryville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherryville Married by Age and Sex

Cherryville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cherryville Marital Status by Race

Cherryville Veterans

305

Number of Veterans

294

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam69
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War56
Korea45
World War II30
Age Group Veterans
75+102
35 to 5486
18 to 3443
55 to 6441
65 to 7433
Name Veterans % of Total
White3007.55%
Black51.34%

$Cherryville Veterans by Education

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherryville Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cherryville 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

79.30%

Born in North Carolina

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.37% of Cherryville residents were born in the United States, with 79.30% having been born in North Carolina. 1.07% 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
20206,082280.46%
20196,054280.46%
20186,026691.16%
20175,957280.47%
20165,9291222.10%
20155,807290.50%
20145,77880.14%
20135,770200.35%
20125,750-2-0.03%
20115,75290.16%
20105,7433820.69%
20005,3616051.20%
19904,756-88-0.18%
19804,844-414-0.82%
19705,2581,6513.84%
19603,6071150.32%
19503,4922670.80%
19403,2254691.58%
19302,7560.00%