Edenton, North Carolina Population 2020

4,544
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Edenton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,544, it is the 154th largest city in North Carolina and the 5027th largest city in the United States. Edenton is currently declining at a rate of -1.35% annually and its population has decreased by -9.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,004 in 2010. Edenton reached it's highest population of 5,394 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Edenton has a population density of 846 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edenton is $46,662 with a poverty rate of 32.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $150,400. The median age in Edenton is 40.1 years, 42.2 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.5 males.

Edenton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.15%
  • White: 37.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Edenton, North Carolina is 4,544, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,668.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,004.

Edenton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,75358.15%
White1,76437.26%
Two or More Races741.56%
Asian731.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.93%
Some Other Race230.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.06%
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Edenton Population Pyramid 2020

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Edenton Median Age

40.1


Total

42.2


Male

38.9


Female

Edenton Adults

There are 3,684 adults, (1,060 of whom are seniors) in Edenton.

Edenton Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Edenton Sex Ratio

Female

2,652

56.02%

Male

2,082

43.98%

Edenton Households and Families

Edenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married61.8%38.2%
All44.6%55.4%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Female25.9%74.1%

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0552.1844.6
Non Family9231.140.4
Married5522.8761.8
Female5093.225.9
Male713.7100

2.99

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Edenton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1424.06%
9th to 12th Grade57416.40%
High School Graduate1,23735.35%
Some College67919.41%
Associates Degree2005.72%
Bachelors Degree45613.03%
Graduate Degree2116.03%
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Edenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,9511,366167
White1,4321,327454
Hispanic744646
Asian452222
Native American4444
Islander3

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 hispanic people with a rate of 62.16%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,778$49,821$18,598
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$33,042$54,263$18,397
Some College$33,295$50,250$14,598
Bachelors Degree$39,418$42,404$36,905
Graduate Degree$70,694$$

$35,778

Average Earnings

$49,821

Average Male

$18,598

Average Female

Edenton Language

Edenton Language by Age

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Edenton Language

97.71% of Edenton residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Edenton Poverty

Edenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6661,02738.52%
White1,61835421.88%
Multiple742939.19%
Hispanic972828.87%
Asian732838.36%
Islander33100.00%

32.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.42%

Male Poverty Rate

37.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edenton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edenton is White, with 21.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.13%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School68.93%
High School21.27%
Some College16.28%
Bachelors or Greater6.68%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.53%
Male Unemployed72.65%
Female Employed18.25%
Male Employed7.50%

Edenton Income

Edenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,599$46,662
Families$39,239$48,548
Married Families$54,936-
Non Families$27,865$43,680
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Edenton Marital Status

Edenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Edenton Married by Age and Sex

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Edenton 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 45-54.

Edenton Marital Status by Race

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Edenton Veterans

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441

Number of Veterans

387

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
First Gulf War109
Second Gulf War71
Korea21
World War II20
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64241
75+82
65 to 7457
18 to 3448
35 to 5413
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Name Veterans % of Total
White22214.45%
Black21910.74%
Hispanic56.76%

Edenton Veterans by Education

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12.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edenton Employment Status

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.29%

Born in North Carolina

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.65% of Edenton residents were born in the United States, with 69.29% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,544-62-1.35%
20194,606-62-1.33%
20184,668-10-0.21%
20174,678-62-1.31%
20164,740-9-0.19%
20154,749-89-1.84%
20144,838-78-1.59%
20134,916-18-0.36%
20124,934-52-1.04%
20114,98670.14%
20104,979-415-0.80%
20005,3941260.24%
19905,268-89-0.17%
19805,3575911.18%
19704,7663080.67%
19604,458-10-0.02%
19504,4686331.54%
19403,8352720.74%
19303,5637862.52%
19202,777-12-0.04%
19102,789-257-0.88%
19003,0460.00%