East Spencer, North Carolina Population 2020

1,569

East Spencer is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,569, it is the 281st largest city in North Carolina and the 8546th largest city in the United States. East Spencer is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 2.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,534 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, East Spencer has a population density of 987 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Spencer is $37,566 with a poverty rate of 31.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $522 per month, and the median house value is $80,600. The median age in East Spencer is 38.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 34.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

East Spencer Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.29%
  • White: 16.40%
  • Other race: 6.18%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of East Spencer, North Carolina is 1,569, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,549.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,534.

East Spencer, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,18877.29%
White25216.40%
Some Other Race956.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.13%

East Spencer Population Pyramid 2020

East Spencer Median Age

38.3


Total

39.1


Male

34.7


Female

East Spencer Adults

There are 1,173 adults, (262 of whom are seniors) in East Spencer.

East Spencer Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

East Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

765

49.77%

Male

772

50.23%

East Spencer Households and Families

East Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.4%24.6%
Married49.3%50.7%
All39%61%
Female38.3%61.7%
Non Family24.6%75.4%

39.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5742.6839
Non Family2561.124.6
Married1503.349.3
Female1074.8738.3
Male613.9375.4

3.64

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Spencer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade393.64%
9th to 12th Grade23822.22%
High School Graduate37735.20%
Some College21419.98%
Associates Degree11710.92%
Bachelors Degree817.56%
Graduate Degree50.47%

East Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black87366377
White13181
Hispanic58419
Other Race30239
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 30.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,250$26,500$18,929
Less Than High School$20,050$22,050$
High School Grad$26,127$27,083$
Some College$24,545$30,938$
Bachelors Degree$45,938$$46,406
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,250

Average Earnings

$26,500

Average Male

$18,929

Average Female

East Spencer Language

East Spencer Language by Age

East Spencer Language

87.34% of East Spencer residents speak only English, while 12.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.92% of the population.

East Spencer Poverty

East Spencer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,18829124.49%
White1487953.38%
Hispanic1536240.52%
Other954850.53%
Native22100.00%

31.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.30%

Male Poverty Rate

36.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Spencer is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Spencer is Black, with 24.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.11%.

Name Poverty
High School31.83%
Less Than High School28.16%
Some College26.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.69%
Male Unemployed39.06%
Female Employed21.82%
Male Employed7.24%

East Spencer Income

East Spencer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,010$37,566
Families$42,031$44,568
Married Families$49,083-
Non Families$17,667$24,640

East Spencer Marital Status

East Spencer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

Female Marriage Rate

East Spencer Married by Age and Sex

East Spencer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Spencer Marital Status by Race

East Spencer Veterans

102

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7455
55 to 6433
18 to 3414
75+
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
Black788.43%
Hispanic1416.09%
Other1418.18%
White105.92%

$East Spencer Veterans by Education

8.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Spencer Employment Status

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.8%

Employment Rate

24.6%

Unemployment Rate

East Spencer 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

68.90%

Born in North Carolina

94.34%

Native Born

5.66%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.34% of East Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 68.90% having been born in North Carolina. 3.58% 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
20201,569100.64%
20191,559100.65%
20181,54960.39%
20171,543100.65%
20161,53320.13%
20151,53130.20%
20141,5280.00%
20131,528-3-0.20%
20121,531-3-0.20%
20111,534-8-0.52%
20101,5420.00%