Cullowhee, North Carolina Population 2020

6,139

Cullowhee is a city located in North Carolina. Cullowhee has a 2020 population of 6,139. Cullowhee is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,228 in 2010. Cullowhee reached it's highest population of 6,228 in 2010.

The average household income in Cullowhee is $37,825 with a poverty rate of 41.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $223,600. The median age in Cullowhee is 20.2 years, 20.3 years for males, and 20.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Cullowhee Demographics

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

  • White: 84.43%
  • Black or African American: 10.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cullowhee, North Carolina is 6,139, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,139.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,228.

Cullowhee, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202043,5971350.31%
201943,4621350.31%
201843,3271350.31%
201743,1926191.43%
201642,5731,2923.03%
201541,2813740.91%
201440,907-77-0.19%
201340,9843670.90%
201240,6173940.97%
201140,223-134-0.33%
201040,3570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,18384.43%
Black or African American67310.96%
Two or More Races1262.05%
Asian1021.66%
Some Other Race340.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.34%

Cullowhee Population Pyramid 2020

Cullowhee Median Age

20.2


Total

20.3


Male

20.2


Female

Cullowhee Adults

There are 5,696 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Cullowhee.

Cullowhee Age Dependency

9.6

Age Dependency Ratio

1.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cullowhee Sex Ratio

Female

3,328

54.21%

Male

2,811

45.79%

Cullowhee Households and Families

Cullowhee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cullowhee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.9%38.1%
Female31.4%68.6%
All16%84%
Non Family6.5%93.5%
Male0%0%

16.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2052.216
Non Family9511.916.5
Married1682.9961.9
Female863.8631.4
Male00

3.28

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cullowhee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade383.64%
9th to 12th Grade726.90%
High School Graduate16916.20%
Some College787.48%
Associates Degree595.66%
Bachelors Degree36134.61%
Graduate Degree26625.50%

Cullowhee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White902888627
Hispanic96
Black2424
Asian1616
Multiple Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 69.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,230$34,821$30,787
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$38,750$37,019$
Bachelors Degree$27,992$$28,030
Graduate Degree$40,273$$40,781

$32,230

Average Earnings

$34,821

Average Male

$30,787

Average Female

Cullowhee Language

Cullowhee Language by Age

Cullowhee Language

92.76% of Cullowhee residents speak only English, while 7.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.53% of the population.

Cullowhee Poverty

Cullowhee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,92869936.26%
Hispanic45524453.63%
Black28318063.60%
Multiple3232100.00%
Asian321959.38%

41.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.46%

Male Poverty Rate

46.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cullowhee

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cullowhee is White, with 36.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.73%
Bachelors or Greater14.51%
Some College13.11%
High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed29.86%
Female Employed28.55%

Cullowhee Income

Cullowhee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,041$37,825
Families$55,714$60,583
Married Families$68,654-
Non Families$24,688$31,747

Cullowhee Marital Status

Cullowhee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

5.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

6.4%

Male Marriage Rate

4.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cullowhee Married by Age and Sex

Cullowhee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cullowhee Marital Status by Race

Cullowhee Veterans

80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War14
Korea13
World War II
Vietnam
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3434
55 to 6419
35 to 5414
75+13
65 to 74

$Cullowhee Veterans by Education

17.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cullowhee Employment Status

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cullowhee 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

65.61%

Born in North Carolina

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.26% of Cullowhee residents were born in the United States, with 65.61% having been born in North Carolina. 1.40% 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
20206,1390.00%
20196,1390.00%
20186,1393866.71%
20175,7531973.55%
20165,556220.40%
20155,53430.05%
20145,5313436.61%
20135,1882184.39%
20124,970-53-1.06%
20115,023-1,205-19.35%
20106,2280.00%