Enfield, North Carolina Population 2024

1,778

Enfield is a city located in Halifax County North Carolina. Enfield has a 2024 population of 1,778. Enfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -4.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,857 in 2020.

The average household income in Enfield is $31,188 with a poverty rate of 31.26%. The median age in Enfield is 38.5 years: 34.9 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Enfield Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.1%
  • White: 12.25%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,366.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.25% (-79)
The current population of Enfield, North Carolina is 1,778 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,857.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,67485.1%
White24112.25%
Native American180.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander180.92%
Two or more races160.81%
Asian00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Enfield Population by Race

Enfield Population Pyramid 2024

Enfield Median Age

38.5

Total

34.9

Male

41.1

Female

Enfield Adults

There are 1,429 adults, (447 of whom are seniors) in Enfield.

Enfield Age Dependency

100.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Enfield Sex Ratio

Female1,10356.08%
Male86443.92%

Enfield Population by Age

Enfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7962.437.862.2
Non Family4261.0727.272.8
Female2374.1354.445.6
Married833.3667.532.5
Male503.940100

3.72

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

37.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Enfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade25119.2%
Associates Degree1189.03%
Bachelors Degree312.37%
Graduate Degree392.98%
High School Graduate57944.3%
Less Than 9th Grade1068.11%
Some College18314%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Enfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Enfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,09077729
White19316541
2+ Races1600
Native American880

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 white people with a rate of 21.24%.

Enfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$14,426$13,851$36,518
Overall$24,010$0$29,318
Some College$32,633$29,167$32,974

$24,010

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$29,318

Average Female

Enfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Enfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Enfield Language

98.62% of Enfield residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Enfield Language

Enfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,64050030.49%
White2086631.73%
Islander1818100%
Native181055.56%

31.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.32%

Male Poverty Rate

28.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Enfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Enfield is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Enfield is Black, with 30.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.62%.

Enfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.74%
High School44.01%
Some College13.29%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Enfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.86%
Male Employed29.8%
Female Employed13.04%
Female Unemployed8.57%

Enfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Enfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$34,375$43,683
Households$19,853$31,188
Married Families$53,292$-999,999,999
Non Families$11,799$19,124

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Enfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

14.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.5%

Male Marriage Rate

11.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Enfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Enfield 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.

Enfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Enfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

52

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea21
First Gulf War3
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Enfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+26
55 to 6420
35 to 543
65 to 743
18 to 340

Enfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black282.35%
White2412.44%

Enfield Veterans by Race

Enfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Enfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.9%

Labor Force Participation

32.5%

Employment Rate

18.5%

Unemployment Rate

Enfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Enfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Enfield 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

89.43%

Born in Enfield

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Enfield residents were born in the United States, with 89.43% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Enfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,679-20-1.18%
20281,699-20-1.16%
20271,719-19-1.09%
20261,738-20-1.14%
20251,758-20-1.12%
20241,778-20-1.11%
20231,798-20-1.1%
20221,818-26-1.41%
20211,844-13-0.7%
20201,857-426-18.66%
20192,283-35-1.51%
20182,318-32-1.36%
20172,350-25-1.05%
20162,375-31-1.29%
20152,406-35-1.43%
20142,441-21-0.85%
20132,462-28-1.12%
20122,490-22-0.88%
20112,512-26-1.02%
20102,53800%

Enfield Population by Year