Eden, North Carolina Population 2020

14,504

Eden is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 14,504, it is the 68th largest city in North Carolina and the 2352nd largest city in the United States. Eden is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -6.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,527 in 2010. Eden reached it's highest population of 15,908 in 2000. Spanning over 14 miles, Eden has a population density of 1,022 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eden is $45,269 with a poverty rate of 22.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. The median age in Eden is 44.6 years, 40.2 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males.

Eden Demographics

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

  • White: 67.56%
  • Black or African American: 23.77%
  • Other race: 3.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eden, North Carolina is 14,504, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,870.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,527.

Eden, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,21667.56%
Black or African American3,59423.77%
Some Other Race5513.64%
Two or More Races5263.48%
Asian2231.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.07%

Eden Population Pyramid 2020

Eden Median Age

44.6


Total

40.2


Male

47


Female

Eden Adults

There are 11,923 adults, (3,140 of whom are seniors) in Eden.

Eden Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Eden Sex Ratio

Female

8,161

53.97%

Male

6,960

46.03%

Eden Households and Families

Eden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Eden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
Male68.9%31.1%
All54.9%45.1%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Female35.6%64.4%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6192.2454.9
Non Family2,7251.0643.9
Married2,5242.8972.5
Female1,0033.3335.6
Male3673.4768.9

2.96

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eden Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6095.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,35512.62%
High School Graduate3,97537.01%
Some College2,38122.17%
Associates Degree8618.02%
Bachelors Degree1,0489.76%
Graduate Degree5114.76%

Eden Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2596,1401,274
Black2,6352,035159
Hispanic51129460
Multiple Races19318130
Asian16216272
Other Race14146
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,458$28,906$24,162
Less Than High School$25,205$26,089$16,799
High School Grad$24,924$27,884$19,357
Some College$24,796$30,781$23,153
Bachelors Degree$41,384$40,135$42,367
Graduate Degree$62,446$$69,500

$26,458

Average Earnings

$28,906

Average Male

$24,162

Average Female

Eden Language

Eden Language by Age

Eden Language

92.35% of Eden residents speak only English, while 7.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Eden Poverty

Eden Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4511,90720.18%
Black3,53296227.24%
Multiple52531059.05%
Hispanic1,12814112.50%
Other5517814.16%
Native1111100.00%
Asian22320.90%

22.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.07%

Male Poverty Rate

23.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eden

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eden is Asian, with 0.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.74%
Some College18.00%
High School14.59%
Bachelors or Greater7.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed31.37%
Male Employed11.13%
Female Employed8.91%

Eden Income

Eden Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,764$45,269
Families$43,003$54,586
Married Families$50,493-
Non Families$21,781$29,200

Eden Marital Status

Eden Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Eden Married by Age and Sex

Eden 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 55-64.

Eden Marital Status by Race

Eden Veterans

813

Number of Veterans

708

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam347
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War93
Korea62
World War II26
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74299
75+208
55 to 64178
18 to 3476
35 to 5452
Name Veterans % of Total
White5826.95%
Black2267.96%
Other52.08%

$Eden Veterans by Education

16.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eden Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Eden 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

68.57%

Born in North Carolina

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

2.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.13% of Eden residents were born in the United States, with 68.57% having been born in North Carolina. 2.90% 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
202014,504-183-1.25%
201914,687-183-1.23%
201814,870-135-0.90%
201715,005-183-1.20%
201615,188-36-0.24%
201515,224-57-0.37%
201415,281-48-0.31%
201315,329-101-0.65%
201215,430-133-0.85%
201115,563-109-0.70%
201015,672-236-0.15%
200015,9086700.43%
199015,238-434-0.28%
198015,672-199-0.13%
197015,8710.00%