China Grove, North Carolina Population 2021

4,260
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China Grove is a city located in Rowan County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,260, it is the 161st largest city in North Carolina and the 5236th largest city in the United States . China Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 19.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,563 in 2010. China Grove reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, China Grove has a population density of 1,204 people per square mile.

The average household income in China Grove is $65,423 with a poverty rate of 11.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $118,200. The median age in China Grove is 39.7 years, 37.3 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

China Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 90.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 1.96%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of China Grove, North Carolina is 4,260 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,220.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,563.

China Grove, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,78090.24%
Two or More Races1653.94%
Some Other Race821.96%
Black or African American821.96%
Asian801.91%
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China Grove Population by Race

China Grove Population Pyramid $2021

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China Grove Median Age

39.7


Total

37.3


Male

48.5


Female

China Grove Adults

There are 3,300 adults, (676 of whom are seniors) in China Grove.

China Grove Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

China Grove Sex Ratio

Female

1,951

46.57%

Male

2,238

53.43%

China Grove Population by Age

China Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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China Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female54.8%45.2%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
All64.4%35.6%
Male65.4%34.6%
Married74.2%25.8%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

China Grove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6962.4564.4
Non Family7691.3356.8
Married7293.4474.2
Female1463.1354.8
Male523.2165.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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China Grove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1103.71%
9th to 12th Grade38412.96%
High School Graduate1,08036.44%
Some College66922.57%
Associates Degree2769.31%
Bachelors Degree39713.39%
Graduate Degree481.62%
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China Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

China Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5092,017308
Hispanic287287115
Other Race8282
Asian8080
Black787622
2+ Races1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.07%.

China Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,969$44,970$25,539
Less Than 9th Grade$55,228$55,409$
High School Graduate$27,491$43,571$17,443
Some College$32,656$48,897$26,086
Bachelors Degree$37,229$36,542$40,813
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,969

Average Earnings

$44,970

Average Male

$25,539

Average Female

China Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

China Grove Language by Age

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China Grove Language

92.20% of China Grove residents speak only English, while 7.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.73% of the population.

China Grove Language

China Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,4953209.16%
Hispanic35311231.73%
Black824757.32%
Multiple165159.09%

11.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in China Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in China Grove is Black, with 57.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in China Grove is Multiple, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.80%.

China Grove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.66%
Bachelors or Greater17.75%
High School6.42%
Some College6.18%

China Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.58%
Female Unemployed29.17%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed4.74%

China Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

China Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,658$65,423
Families$68,839$86,097
Married Families$81,719-
Non Families$27,589$37,717
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Income by Household Type

China Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

China Grove Married by Age and Sex

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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

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China Grove Marital Status

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301

Number of Veterans

285

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War46
Korea31
World War II

China Grove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54101
75+88
65 to 7475
55 to 6437
18 to 34

China Grove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2889.56%
Black1316.67%

China Grove Veterans by Race

China Grove Veterans by Education

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13.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

China Grove Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

China Grove Employment by Age

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China Grove Employment by Race

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China Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.19%

Born in China Grove

94.99%

Native Born

5.01%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.99% of China Grove residents were born in the United States, with 72.19% having been born in North Carolina. 3.63% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,260200.47%
20204,240200.47%
20194,220200.48%
20184,200130.31%
20174,187200.48%
20164,167370.90%
20154,130150.36%
20144,115-2-0.05%
20134,117-6-0.15%
20124,123-9-0.22%
20114,132-23-0.55%
20104,1555391.40%
20003,6168842.84%
19902,7320.00%

China Grove Population by Year