Cooleemee, North Carolina Population 2020

986

Cooleemee is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 986, it is the 333rd largest city in North Carolina and the 10361st largest city in the United States. Cooleemee is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 960 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Cooleemee has a population density of 1,311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cooleemee is $50,353 with a poverty rate of 28.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $894 per month, and the median house value is $85,600. The median age in Cooleemee is 34.7 years, 25.9 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.2 males.

Cooleemee Demographics

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

  • White: 80.49%
  • Two or more races: 8.54%
  • Black or African American: 4.01%
  • Asian: 4.01%
  • Native American: 2.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cooleemee, North Carolina is 986, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 960.

Cooleemee, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76380.49%
Two or More Races818.54%
Asian384.01%
Black or African American384.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native282.95%

Cooleemee Population Pyramid 2020

Cooleemee Median Age

34.7


Total

25.9


Male

36.7


Female

Cooleemee Adults

There are 673 adults, (124 of whom are seniors) in Cooleemee.

Cooleemee Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cooleemee Sex Ratio

Female

462

48.73%

Male

486

51.27%

Cooleemee Households and Families

Cooleemee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cooleemee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family83.6%16.4%
All57.4%42.6%
Married48.5%51.5%
Female26.7%73.3%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3452.7557.4
Married1653.6548.5
Non Family110083.6
Female603.1526.7
Male104.6100

3.46

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cooleemee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade183.06%
9th to 12th Grade8714.77%
High School Graduate18130.73%
Some College13823.43%
Associates Degree6911.71%
Bachelors Degree8113.75%
Graduate Degree152.55%

Cooleemee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White47139087
Multiple Races36363
Native American28246
Black2113
Asian2121
Hispanic12

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 native american people with a rate of 21.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,438$42,083$24,773
Less Than High School$39,375$41,250$
High School Grad$32,143$44,219$21,838
Some College$28,750$26,625$29,545
Bachelors Degree$39,167$49,583$32,321
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,438

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$24,773

Average Female

Cooleemee Language

Cooleemee Language by Age

Cooleemee Language

92.38% of Cooleemee residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

Cooleemee Poverty

Cooleemee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White74518224.43%
Multiple815162.96%
Black382976.32%
Native281242.86%

28.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.81%

Male Poverty Rate

29.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cooleemee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cooleemee is Black, with 76.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cooleemee is White, with 24.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.67%
Some College18.84%
High School17.68%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Male Employed19.15%
Female Employed10.00%

Cooleemee Income

Cooleemee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,083$50,353
Families$57,589$57,945
Married Families$63,438-
Non Families$22,083$31,298

Cooleemee Marital Status

Cooleemee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cooleemee Married by Age and Sex

Cooleemee 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 45-54.

Cooleemee Marital Status by Race

Cooleemee Veterans

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
Korea10
Second Gulf War9
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+14
65 to 7412
35 to 5412
55 to 645
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White346.20%
Indian932.14%

$Cooleemee Veterans by Education

32.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cooleemee Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cooleemee 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

58.86%

Born in North Carolina

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

3.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.25% of Cooleemee residents were born in the United States, with 58.86% having been born in North Carolina. 3.38% 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
202098690.92%
201997790.93%
201896860.62%
201796290.94%
2016953-5-0.52%
201595860.63%
2014952-5-0.52%
20139570.00%
2012957-2-0.21%
2011959-3-0.31%
20109620.00%