Drexel, North Carolina Population 2020

1,849

Drexel is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,849, it is the 262nd largest city in North Carolina and the 7921st largest city in the United States. Drexel is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,858 in 2010. Drexel reached it's highest population of 1,874 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Drexel has a population density of 1,338 people per square mile.

The average household income in Drexel is $47,492 with a poverty rate of 18.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $672 per month, and the median house value is $111,900. The median age in Drexel is 45.4 years, 42.4 years for males, and 48.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Drexel Demographics

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

  • White: 86.81%
  • Black or African American: 4.92%
  • Asian: 4.92%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Drexel, North Carolina is 1,849, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,851.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,858.

Drexel, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55386.81%
Asian884.92%
Black or African American884.92%
Some Other Race372.07%
Two or More Races231.29%

Drexel Population Pyramid 2020

Drexel Median Age

45.4


Total

42.4


Male

48.9


Female

Drexel Adults

There are 1,479 adults, (379 of whom are seniors) in Drexel.

Drexel Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Drexel Sex Ratio

Female

947

52.93%

Male

842

47.07%

Drexel Households and Families

Drexel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Drexel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married76.3%23.7%
Female70.9%29.1%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family63.6%36.4%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7522.2370.6
Non Family3461.1563.6
Married2572.9576.3
Female1173.6470.9
Male322.81100

3.03

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Drexel Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade866.47%
9th to 12th Grade14210.68%
High School Graduate40230.23%
Some College28221.20%
Associates Degree18013.53%
Bachelors Degree1309.77%
Graduate Degree1088.12%

Drexel Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,157982236
Black5940
Asian5746
Hispanic52292
Other Race1313
Multiple Races772

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,048$35,352$25,385
Less Than High School$30,682$34,844$21,477
High School Grad$27,750$30,217$22,292
Some College$27,656$41,579$22,159
Bachelors Degree$42,083$$35,341
Graduate Degree$48,281$$48,594

$31,048

Average Earnings

$35,352

Average Male

$25,385

Average Female

Drexel Language

Drexel Language by Age

Drexel Language

89.12% of Drexel residents speak only English, while 10.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.85% of the population.

Drexel Poverty

Drexel Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,38826018.73%
Black842934.52%
Asian861315.12%

18.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

23.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drexel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drexel is Black, with 34.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drexel is Asian, with 15.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.78%
High School11.49%
Some College9.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.91%
Female Employed14.60%
Male Employed4.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Drexel Income

Drexel Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$47,492
Families$50,625$57,375
Married Families$67,625-
Non Families$27,237$33,883

Drexel Marital Status

Drexel Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Drexel Married by Age and Sex

Drexel 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.

Drexel Marital Status by Race

Drexel Veterans

107

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
First Gulf War23
Korea20
Second Gulf War15
World War II3
Age Group Veterans
75+38
55 to 6426
65 to 7419
35 to 5419
18 to 345
Name Veterans % of Total
White886.74%
Asian1011.63%
Black915.25%

$Drexel Veterans by Education

2.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drexel Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Drexel 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

76.36%

Born in North Carolina

93.57%

Native Born

6.43%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.57% of Drexel residents were born in the United States, with 76.36% having been born in North Carolina. 2.01% 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
20201,849-1-0.05%
20191,850-1-0.05%
20181,85140.22%
20171,847-1-0.05%
20161,84820.11%
20151,84620.11%
20141,844-5-0.27%
20131,849-16-0.86%
20121,865-9-0.48%
20111,87440.21%
20101,8700.00%