East Spencer, North Carolina Population 2024

1,616

East Spencer is a city located in Rowan County North Carolina. East Spencer has a 2024 population of 1,616. East Spencer is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,570 in 2020.

The average household income in East Spencer is $55,417 with a poverty rate of 30.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Spencer is 52.9 years, 54.8 years for males, and 52.4 years for females.

East Spencer Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.33%
  • White: 15.79%
  • Other race: 5.43%
  • Two or more races: 3.04%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,016.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.93% (46)
The current population of East Spencer, North Carolina is 1,616 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,570.

East Spencer, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American91675.33%
White19215.79%
Other race665.43%
Two or more races373.04%
Native American50.41%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Spencer Population by Race

East Spencer Population Pyramid 2024

East Spencer Median Age

52.9

Total

54.8

Male

52.4

Female

East Spencer Adults

There are 1,081 adults, (362 of whom are seniors) in East Spencer.

East Spencer Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

East Spencer Sex Ratio

Female65954.19%
Male55745.81%

East Spencer Population by Age

East Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6311.9354.745.3
Non Family2891.254654
Married2252.4479.620.4
Female1012.6227.772.3
Male162.6331.368.8
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2.44

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Spencer 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

East Spencer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Spencer 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 black people with a rate of 15.26%.

East Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,130

Average Earnings

$24,766

Average Male

$21,458

Average Female

East Spencer Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Spencer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Spencer Language

92.11% of East Spencer residents speak only English, while 7.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.55% of the population.

East Spencer Language

East Spencer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black91623325.44%
White16711166.47%
Hispanic1062826.42%
Native55100%
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30.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.24%

Male Poverty Rate

35.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Spencer

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Spencer is Black, with 25.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 31.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.44%.

East Spencer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.38%
High School39.64%
Some College18.49%
Bachelors or Greater
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East Spencer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed46.15%
Male Employed19.2%
Female Employed
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East Spencer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Spencer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Spencer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

East Spencer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Spencer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

East Spencer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Spencer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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East Spencer Veterans by War

count

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East Spencer Veterans by Age

count

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East Spencer Veterans by Race

East Spencer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Spencer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

East Spencer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Spencer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Spencer 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

67.85%

Born in East Spencer

93.59%

Native Born

6.41%

Foreign Born

5.84%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.59% of East Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 67.85% having been born in North Carolina. 5.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Spencer Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,681130.78%
20281,668130.79%
20271,655130.79%
20261,642130.8%
20251,629130.8%
20241,616130.81%
20231,603130.82%
20221,590130.82%
20211,57770.45%
20201,570201.29%
20191,55050.32%
20181,54540.26%
20171,54170.46%
20161,53440.26%
20151,530
20141,53010.07%
20131,529-1-0.07%
20121,530-5-0.33%
20111,535-8-0.52%
20101,543
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East Spencer Population by Year