Conover, North Carolina Population 2020

8,548

Conover is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,548, it is the 97th largest city in North Carolina and the 3434th largest city in the United States. Conover is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,165 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Conover has a population density of 775 people per square mile.

The average household income in Conover is $71,332 with a poverty rate of 20.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $145,100. The median age in Conover is 40.7 years, 39.3 years for males, and 43.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Conover Demographics

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

  • White: 68.75%
  • Asian: 12.18%
  • Black or African American: 8.02%
  • Other race: 6.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Conover, North Carolina is 8,548, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,400.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,165.

Conover, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,70668.75%
Asian1,01112.18%
Black or African American6668.02%
Some Other Race5576.71%
Two or More Races3103.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.60%

Conover Population Pyramid 2020

Conover Median Age

40.7


Total

39.3


Male

43.9


Female

Conover Adults

There are 6,304 adults, (1,554 of whom are seniors) in Conover.

Conover Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Conover Sex Ratio

Female

4,281

51.58%

Male

4,019

48.42%

Conover Households and Families

Conover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Conover Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
All68%32%
Female47.6%52.4%
Male39.7%60.3%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2422.5268
Married1,4802.8679.4
Non Family1,0461.2668.6
Male3884.339.7
Female3282.9347.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Conover Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2895.07%
9th to 12th Grade5319.31%
High School Graduate1,67729.40%
Some College1,41924.87%
Associates Degree66911.73%
Bachelors Degree76213.36%
Graduate Degree3586.28%

Conover Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0653,655925
Asian71458375
Hispanic466333109
Black43629011
Other Race23916626
Multiple Races2424
Native American99

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 hispanic people with a rate of 23.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,090$40,736$28,258
Less Than High School$28,472$$21,618
High School Grad$25,219$30,403$19,684
Some College$34,196$40,959$26,480
Bachelors Degree$53,750$61,657$38,750
Graduate Degree$45,202$47,344$42,328

$35,090

Average Earnings

$40,736

Average Male

$28,258

Average Female

Conover Language

Conover Language by Age

Conover Language

77.69% of Conover residents speak only English, while 22.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.85% of the population.

Conover Poverty

Conover Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,27679615.09%
Hispanic97056157.84%
Other55729152.24%
Asian1,01119419.19%
Multiple31012440.00%
Native5050100.00%
Black662446.65%

20.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.12%

Male Poverty Rate

21.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Conover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Conover is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Conover is Black, with 6.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.17%
Some College14.91%
High School9.96%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed15.09%
Female Employed6.36%
Male Employed6.35%

Conover Income

Conover Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,568$71,332
Families$67,865$84,803
Married Families$91,731-
Non Families$27,683$40,013

Conover Marital Status

Conover Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Conover Married by Age and Sex

Conover 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.

Conover Marital Status by Race

Conover Veterans

620

Number of Veterans

559

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War181
Vietnam131
First Gulf War128
Korea75
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74175
35 to 54122
55 to 64110
18 to 34108
75+105
Name Veterans % of Total
White55411.77%
Black4710.56%
2 or More1928.36%

$Conover Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Conover Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Conover 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

61.78%

Born in North Carolina

86.71%

Native Born

13.29%

Foreign Born

6.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.71% of Conover residents were born in the United States, with 61.78% having been born in North Carolina. 6.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,548740.87%
20198,474740.88%
20188,400430.51%
20178,357740.89%
20168,283280.34%
20158,255440.54%
20148,21140.05%
20138,20790.11%
20128,198240.29%
20118,174-19-0.23%
20108,1931,5892.18%
20006,6041,1391.91%
19905,4651,2202.56%
19804,2458902.38%
19703,3550.00%