Dillsboro, North Carolina Population 2024

216

Dillsboro is a city located in Jackson County North Carolina. Dillsboro has a 2024 population of 216. Dillsboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 3.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 208 in 2020.

The average household income in Dillsboro is $63,315 with a poverty rate of 9.96%. The median age in Dillsboro is 44.5 years: 47.3 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Dillsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 77.92%
  • Two or more races: 15.15%
  • Native American: 4.33%
  • Other race: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
451.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.85% (8)
The current population of Dillsboro, North Carolina is 216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 208.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18077.92%
Two or more races3515.15%
Native American104.33%
Other race62.6%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dillsboro Population by Race

Dillsboro Population Pyramid 2024

Dillsboro Median Age

44.5

Total

47.3

Male

44.4

Female

Dillsboro Adults

There are 189 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Dillsboro.

Dillsboro Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dillsboro Sex Ratio

Female14261.47%
Male8938.53%

Dillsboro Population by Age

Dillsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1301.7846.253.8
Non Family611.0316.483.6
Married532.771.728.3
Male121.331000
Female42.250100

2.43

Average Family Size

1.78

Average Household Size

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dillsboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade74%
Associates Degree148%
Bachelors Degree4726.86%
Graduate Degree4827.43%
High School Graduate3117.71%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College2816%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dillsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dillsboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15214587
2+ Races10100
Native American666
Other Race661
Hispanic661

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Dillsboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$66,000$66,389$56,250
High School Graduate$0$0$52,813
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$52,917$65,139$41,750
Some College$40,750$0$0

$52,917

Average Earnings

$65,139

Average Male

$41,750

Average Female

Dillsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dillsboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dillsboro Language

86.61% of Dillsboro residents speak only English, while 13.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.71% of the population.

Dillsboro Language

Dillsboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1792011.17%
Hispanic8225%
Other6116.67%
Multiple3512.86%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.62%

Male Poverty Rate

12.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dillsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dillsboro is Hispanic, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dillsboro is Multiple, with 2.86% 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 4.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.62%.

Dillsboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
Some College26.19%
High School22.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Dillsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.64%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed1.69%
Female Unemployed0%

Dillsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dillsboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,646$87,459
Households$55,625$63,315
Married Families$96,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,932$36,003

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dillsboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dillsboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dillsboro 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 45-54.

Dillsboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dillsboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Dillsboro Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 644
65 to 743
75+2
18 to 340
35 to 540

Dillsboro Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White95.49%

Dillsboro Veterans by Race

Dillsboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dillsboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Dillsboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dillsboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dillsboro 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

52.81%

Born in Dillsboro

97.4%

Native Born

2.6%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.4% of Dillsboro residents were born in the United States, with 52.81% 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 Latin America.

Dillsboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922620.89%
202822420.9%
202722220.91%
202622020.92%
202521820.93%
202421620.93%
202321431.42%
202221120.96%
202120910.48%
2020208-38-15.45%
201924610.41%
201824510.41%
201724420.83%
201624241.68%
201523820.85%
201423600%
201323631.29%
201223300%
201123310.43%
201023200%

Dillsboro Population by Year