China Grove, North Carolina Population 2020

4,263

China Grove is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,263, it is the 163rd largest city in North Carolina and the 5218th largest city in the United States. China Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 19.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,563 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, China Grove has a population density of 1,205 people per square mile.

The average household income in China Grove is $84,469 with a poverty rate of 15.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $111,200. The median age in China Grove is 45.5 years, 37.2 years for males, and 47.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 119.6 males.

China Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 91.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.50%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of China Grove, North Carolina is 4,263, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,213.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,563.

China Grove, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,84291.98%
Two or More Races1884.50%
Some Other Race601.44%
Black or African American491.17%
Asian380.91%

China Grove Population Pyramid 2020

China Grove Median Age

45.5


Total

37.2


Male

47.9


Female

China Grove Adults

There are 3,237 adults, (626 of whom are seniors) in China Grove.

China Grove Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

China Grove Sex Ratio

Female

1,902

45.54%

Male

2,275

54.46%

China Grove Households and Families

China Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

China Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
All59%41%
Male50%50%
Female10.5%89.5%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6522.5159
Married7163.471.1
Non Family6321.2762.2
Female2003.0210.5
Male1042.8850

3.22

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

China Grove Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade852.87%
9th to 12th Grade42214.23%
High School Graduate1,14938.74%
Some College64121.61%
Associates Degree2729.17%
Bachelors Degree32610.99%
Graduate Degree712.39%

China Grove Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5032,023378
Hispanic360338
Other Race6060
Black4237
Asian383819
Multiple Races2323

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,992$43,720$25,752
Less Than High School$48,387$48,710$
High School Grad$40,565$52,500$26,004
Some College$28,806$37,394$22,316
Bachelors Degree$32,891$34,375$28,516
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,992

Average Earnings

$43,720

Average Male

$25,752

Average Female

China Grove Language

China Grove Language by Age

China Grove Language

89.82% of China Grove residents speak only English, while 10.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.85% of the population.

China Grove Poverty

China Grove Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,47654915.79%
Black4949100.00%
Hispanic413389.20%
Multiple188168.51%

15.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

16.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in China Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in China Grove is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in China Grove is Multiple, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.77%
Bachelors or Greater11.08%
Some College7.99%
High School4.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.64%
Male Unemployed38.30%
Male Employed9.15%
Female Employed6.78%

China Grove Income

China Grove Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,639$84,469
Families$71,200$116,500
Married Families$80,824-
Non Families$22,803$32,454

China Grove Marital Status

China Grove Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

China Grove Married by Age and Sex

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

China Grove Veterans

330

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War48
Korea31
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54133
75+90
65 to 7484
55 to 6423
18 to 34

$China Grove Veterans by Education

23.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

China Grove Employment Status

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

China Grove 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

68.23%

Born in North Carolina

93.49%

Native Born

6.51%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.49% of China Grove residents were born in the United States, with 68.23% having been born in North Carolina. 1.22% 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
20204,263250.59%
20194,238250.59%
20184,213140.33%
20174,199250.60%
20164,174380.92%
20154,136190.46%
20144,117-4-0.10%
20134,121-4-0.10%
20124,125-9-0.22%
20114,134-21-0.51%
20104,1555391.40%
20003,6168842.84%
19902,7320.00%