Cordova, North Carolina Population 2024

1,317

Cordova is a city located in Richmond County North Carolina. Cordova has a 2024 population of 1,317. Cordova is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,323 in 2020.

The average household income in Cordova is $55,721 with a poverty rate of 46.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cordova is 47.6 years, 33.6 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.

Cordova Demographics

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

  • White: 61.52%
  • Two or more races: 19.39%
  • Black or African American: 10.3%
  • Native American: 8.79%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
618.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.45% (-6)
The current population of Cordova, North Carolina is 1,317 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,323.

Cordova, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81261.52%
Two or more races25619.39%
Black or African American13610.3%
Native American1168.79%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cordova Population by Race

Cordova Population Pyramid 2024

Cordova Median Age

47.6

Total

33.6

Male

48.1

Female

Cordova Adults

There are 1,112 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Cordova.

Cordova Age Dependency

43.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cordova Sex Ratio

Female60445.76%
Male71654.24%

Cordova Population by Age

Cordova Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5272.579.320.7
Non Family2801.388020
Married1864.221000
Male352.090100
Female262.9230.869.2

3.72

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cordova Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade232.48%
9th to 12th Grade606.46%
High School Graduate32134.55%
Some College15716.9%
Associates Degree17518.84%
Bachelors Degree475.06%
Graduate Degree14615.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cordova Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White718670193
Native American1161160
Black53180
2+ Races42420

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 white people with a rate of 26.88%.

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,768$42,500$50,523
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$44,526$0$38,750
Some College$0$0$27,196
Bachelors Degree$52,083$0$0
Graduate Degree$53,438$0$53,438

$47,768

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$50,523

Average Female

Cordova Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cordova Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cordova Language

100% of Cordova residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Cordova Language

Cordova Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White81225431.28%
Multiple25615460.16%
Native116116100%
Black1369267.65%

46.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

64.8%

Male Poverty Rate

25.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cordova

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cordova is White, with 31.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 69.59%.

Cordova Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade69.88%
Some College48.8%
High School38.63%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cordova Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed95.77%
Female Employed4.75%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cordova Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cordova Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$51,046$55,721
Families-$65,694
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,800$46,395

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cordova Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cordova Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cordova 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 35-44.

Cordova Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cordova Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cordova Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7429
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Cordova Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American2925%

Cordova Veterans by Race

Cordova Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cordova Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

33.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cordova Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cordova Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cordova 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

74.32%

Born in Cordova

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Cordova residents were born in the United States, with 74.32% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cordova Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,317-1-0.08%
20231,318-2-0.15%
20221,320786.28%
20211,242-81-6.12%
20201,323-150-10.18%
20191,473-389-20.89%
20181,862-112-5.67%
20171,974-149-7.02%
20162,12324813.23%
20151,8751277.27%
20141,7481136.91%
20131,63531423.77%
20121,32118916.7%
20111,132-643-36.23%
20101,77500%

Cordova Population by Year