China Grove, North Carolina Population 2024

4,596

China Grove is a city located in Rowan County North Carolina. China Grove has a 2024 population of 4,596. China Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 3.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,449 in 2020.

The average household income in China Grove is $66,381 with a poverty rate of 18.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in China Grove is 34.6 years, 39.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

China Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 65.99%
  • Two or more races: 14.18%
  • Other race: 12.36%
  • Black or African American: 5.21%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,299.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.3% (147)
The current population of China Grove, North Carolina is 4,596 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,449.

China Grove, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,93665.99%
Two or more races63114.18%
Other race55012.36%
Black or African American2325.21%
Asian701.57%
Native American300.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

China Grove Population by Race

China Grove Population Pyramid 2024

China Grove Median Age

34.6

Total

39.3

Male

34.4

Female

China Grove Adults

There are 3,669 adults, (645 of whom are seniors) in China Grove.

China Grove Age Dependency

47.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

China Grove Sex Ratio

Female2,40554.06%
Male2,04445.94%

China Grove Population by Age

China Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0062.267.732.3
Married9482.7268.231.8
Non Family7711.3261.638.4
Female2582.8380.619.4
Male293.281000
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2.73

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

China Grove 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

China Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

China Grove 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 black people with a rate of 16.41%.

China Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,566

Average Earnings

$46,636

Average Male

$37,569

Average Female

China Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

China Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

China Grove Language

72.04% of China Grove residents speak only English, while 27.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.96% of the population.

China Grove Language

China Grove Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,23240833.12%
White2,7532629.52%
Multiple63121534.07%
Other55016730.36%
Black2327331.47%
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18.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

21.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in China Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in China Grove is Multiple, with 34.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in China Grove is White, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.07%.

China Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.84%
Bachelors or Greater16.13%
High School16.05%
Some College3.78%
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China Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.98%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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China Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

China Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

China Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

China Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

China Grove 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.

China Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

China Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

274

Number of Veterans

254

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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China Grove Veterans by War

count

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China Grove Veterans by Age

count

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China Grove Veterans by Race

China Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

China Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

China Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

China Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

China Grove 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

51.31%

Born in China Grove

83.39%

Native Born

16.61%

Foreign Born

9.93%

Non Citizen

6.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.39% of China Grove residents were born in the United States, with 51.31% having been born in North Carolina. 9.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

China Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,796400.84%
20284,756400.85%
20274,716400.86%
20264,676400.86%
20254,636400.87%
20244,596400.88%
20234,556400.89%
20224,516400.89%
20214,476270.61%
20204,4492175.13%
20194,232140.33%
20184,21890.21%
20174,209180.43%
20164,191360.87%
20154,155170.41%
20144,138-4-0.1%
20134,142-4-0.1%
20124,146-8-0.19%
20114,154-23-0.55%
20104,17756115.51%
20003,61688432.36%
19902,732
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China Grove Population by Year