Eden, North Carolina Population 2024

15,383

Eden is a city located in Rockingham County North Carolina. Eden has a 2024 population of 15,383. Eden is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually but its population has decreased by -0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,409 in 2020.

The average household income in Eden is $61,963 with a poverty rate of 22.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eden is 39.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Eden Demographics

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

  • White: 60.32%
  • Black or African American: 29.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.83%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
Land Area (mi²)
14.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,083.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.17% (-26)
The current population of Eden, North Carolina is 15,383 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,409.

Eden, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,25960.32%
Black or African American4,52029.45%
Two or more races8955.83%
Native American2191.43%
Asian2191.43%
Other race1791.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander580.38%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eden Population by Race

Eden Population Pyramid 2024

Eden Median Age

39.3

Total

40.4

Male

38.6

Female

Eden Adults

There are 11,872 adults, (2,649 of whom are seniors) in Eden.

Eden Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Eden Sex Ratio

Female8,02252.26%
Male7,32747.74%

Eden Population by Age

Eden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2662.451.548.5
Married2,5763.1578.721.3
Non Family2,4991.2930.969.1
Female9563.136.363.7
Male2353.1333.266.8
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eden 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

Eden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eden 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Eden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,339

Average Earnings

$43,837

Average Male

$35,201

Average Female

Eden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eden Language

94.95% of Eden residents speak only English, while 5.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Eden Language

Eden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,9371,65418.51%
Black4,16188721.32%
Multiple89560267.26%
Hispanic93236338.95%
Other17913575.42%
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22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eden is Other, with 75.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eden is White, with 18.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.96%.

Eden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.54%
High School18.65%
Some College12.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%
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Eden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed61.02%
Female Unemployed29.93%
Female Employed10.33%
Male Employed6.74%
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Eden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Eden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eden 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 35-44.

Eden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

722

Number of Veterans

704

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Eden Veterans by War

count

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Eden Veterans by Age

count

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Eden Veterans by Race

Eden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Eden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eden 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

71.82%

Born in Eden

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.84% of Eden residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in North Carolina. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,528290.19%
202815,499290.19%
202715,470290.19%
202615,441290.19%
202515,412290.19%
202415,383290.19%
202315,354290.19%
202215,325290.19%
202115,296-113-0.73%
202015,4095043.38%
201914,905-7-0.05%
201814,912-123-0.82%
201715,035-178-1.17%
201615,213-41-0.27%
201515,254-59-0.39%
201415,313-46-0.3%
201315,359-100-0.65%
201215,459-136-0.87%
201115,595-105-0.67%
201015,700-208-1.31%
200015,9086704.4%
199015,238-434-2.77%
198015,672-199-1.25%
197015,871
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Eden Population by Year