Erwin, North Carolina Population 2024

4,866

Erwin is a city located in Harnett County North Carolina. Erwin has a 2024 population of 4,866. Erwin is currently growing at a rate of 1.82% annually and its population has increased by 7.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,545 in 2020.

The average household income in Erwin is $61,365 with a poverty rate of 13.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Erwin is 40.9 years, 36.1 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Erwin Demographics

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

  • White: 68.87%
  • Black or African American: 19.21%
  • Other race: 7.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American: 1.15%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,154.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.06% (321)
The current population of Erwin, North Carolina is 4,866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,545.

Erwin, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,17268.87%
Black or African American88519.21%
Other race3317.19%
Two or more races1252.71%
Native American531.15%
Asian400.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Erwin Population by Race

Erwin Population Pyramid 2024

Erwin Median Age

40.9

Total

36.1

Male

45.8

Female

Erwin Adults

There are 3,533 adults, (963 of whom are seniors) in Erwin.

Erwin Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Erwin Sex Ratio

Female2,37251.5%
Male2,23448.5%

Erwin Population by Age

Erwin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6682.767.432.6
Married8033.337129
Non Family6151.2763.636.4
Female1914.2563.436.6
Male593.9571.228.8
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3.47

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Erwin 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

Erwin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erwin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.8%.

Erwin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,132

Average Earnings

$37,063

Average Male

$33,277

Average Female

Erwin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erwin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Erwin Language

87.41% of Erwin residents speak only English, while 12.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.38% of the population.

Erwin Language

Erwin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,87244115.36%
Black881819.19%
Hispanic550549.82%
Multiple125108%
Other33182.42%
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13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erwin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erwin is White, with 15.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erwin is Other, with 2.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.76%.

Erwin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.77%
High School14.3%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
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Erwin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed2.9%
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Erwin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erwin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Erwin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Erwin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Erwin 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 35-44.

Erwin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Erwin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

259

Number of Veterans

227

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Erwin Veterans by War

count

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Erwin Veterans by Age

count

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Erwin Veterans by Race

Erwin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erwin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Erwin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Erwin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Erwin 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

72.67%

Born in Erwin

90.25%

Native Born

9.75%

Foreign Born

5.73%

Non Citizen

4.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.25% of Erwin residents were born in the United States, with 72.67% having been born in North Carolina. 5.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Erwin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,301871.67%
20285,214871.7%
20275,127871.73%
20265,040871.76%
20254,953871.79%
20244,866871.82%
20234,779871.85%
20224,692871.89%
20214,605601.32%
20204,545-628-12.14%
20195,173571.11%
20185,116721.43%
20175,044681.37%
20164,976691.41%
20154,907390.8%
20144,868661.37%
20134,8021112.37%
20124,691541.16%
20114,637721.58%
20104,565280.62%
20004,53747611.72%
19904,0611,23343.6%
19802,828-24-0.84%
19702,852-331-10.4%
19603,183
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Erwin Population by Year