Dortches, North Carolina Population 2024

1,113

Dortches is a city located in Nash County North Carolina. Dortches has a 2024 population of 1,113. Dortches is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,086 in 2020.

The average household income in Dortches is $96,927 with a poverty rate of 8.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dortches is 50 years, 47.7 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Dortches Demographics

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

  • White: 60.96%
  • Black or African American: 34.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Native American: 1.95%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
8.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
137.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.49% (27)
The current population of Dortches, North Carolina is 1,113 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,086.

Dortches, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59560.96%
Black or African American33234.02%
Two or more races282.87%
Native American191.95%
Asian20.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dortches Population by Race

Dortches Population Pyramid 2024

Dortches Median Age

50

Total

47.7

Male

53

Female

Dortches Adults

There are 822 adults, (243 of whom are seniors) in Dortches.

Dortches Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dortches Sex Ratio

Female46948.05%
Male50751.95%

Dortches Population by Age

Dortches Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3832.5580.219.8
Married2222.897.32.7
Non Family951.0366.333.7
Female543.829.670.4
Male124.331000
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dortches Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dortches Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dortches Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 hispanic people with a rate of 50%.

Dortches Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,750

Average Earnings

$61,250

Average Male

$32,443

Average Female

Dortches Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dortches Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dortches Language

99.47% of Dortches residents speak only English, while 0.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Dortches Language

Dortches Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3325817.47%
White595233.87%
Multiple28621.43%
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8.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.54%

Male Poverty Rate

13.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dortches

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dortches is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dortches is White, with 3.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.84%.

Dortches Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.06%
Bachelors or Greater13.76%
Some College7.48%
High School1.38%
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Dortches Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed14.67%
Male Employed1.62%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dortches Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dortches Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dortches Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dortches Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dortches 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 35-44.

Dortches Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dortches Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dortches Veterans by War

count

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Dortches Veterans by Age

count

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Dortches Veterans by Race

Dortches Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dortches Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Dortches Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dortches Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dortches 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

72.75%

Born in Dortches

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.57% of Dortches residents were born in the United States, with 72.75% having been born in North Carolina. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dortches Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,15380.7%
20281,14580.7%
20271,13780.71%
20261,12980.71%
20251,12180.72%
20241,11380.72%
20231,10580.73%
20221,09780.73%
20211,08930.28%
20201,08613113.72%
201995540.42%
201895120.21%
201794940.42%
201694530.32%
2015942-2-0.21%
2014944-2-0.21%
2013946-2-0.21%
2012948-3-0.32%
2011951-1-0.11%
2010952
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Dortches Population by Year