Etowah, North Carolina Population 2020

7,420

Etowah is a city located in North Carolina. Etowah has a 2020 population of 7,420. Etowah is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,944 in 2010. Etowah reached it's highest population of 7,589 in 2017.

The average household income in Etowah is $62,189 with a poverty rate of 6.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $653 per month, and the median house value is $195,400. The median age in Etowah is 53.2 years, 53.6 years for males, and 52.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Etowah Demographics

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

  • White: 92.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.95%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Etowah, North Carolina is 7,420, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,420.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,944.

Etowah, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,88292.75%
Two or More Races2933.95%
Black or African American1622.18%
Asian550.74%
Some Other Race280.38%

Etowah Population Pyramid 2020

Etowah Median Age

53.2


Total

53.6


Male

52.3


Female

Etowah Adults

There are 6,162 adults, (2,374 of whom are seniors) in Etowah.

Etowah Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Etowah Sex Ratio

Female

3,850

51.89%

Male

3,570

48.11%

Etowah Households and Families

Etowah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Etowah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All85.3%14.7%
Female82.8%17.2%
Male76.5%23.5%
Non Family75.7%24.3%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3282.2385.3
Married1,8372.7692.2
Non Family1,0911.1575.7
Female2212.4182.8
Male1793.1776.5

2.72

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Etowah Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1131.95%
9th to 12th Grade5589.61%
High School Graduate1,64628.36%
Some College1,37223.64%
Associates Degree65011.20%
Bachelors Degree84014.47%
Graduate Degree62510.77%

Etowah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3704,7501,376
Multiple Races136106
Black122101
Hispanic12112156
Asian555533
Other Race282828

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,070$37,938$32,143
Less Than High School$15,441$8,590$19,167
High School Grad$26,609$31,272$25,109
Some College$44,783$53,246$36,250
Bachelors Degree$39,583$$39,286
Graduate Degree$62,708$$63,264

$34,070

Average Earnings

$37,938

Average Male

$32,143

Average Female

Etowah Language

Etowah Language by Age

Etowah Language

97.24% of Etowah residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Etowah Poverty

Etowah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6854807.18%
Black1623924.07%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

6.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Etowah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Etowah is Black, with 24.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Etowah is White, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.38%
High School7.47%
Some College3.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.75%
Male Employed5.87%
Female Employed1.21%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Etowah Income

Etowah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,388$62,189
Families$64,646$74,382
Married Families$68,087-
Non Families$33,238$36,514

Etowah Marital Status

Etowah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Etowah Married by Age and Sex

Etowah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Etowah Marital Status by Race

Etowah Veterans

1,052

Number of Veterans

1,031

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam544
First Gulf War86
Korea70
Second Gulf War68
World War II59
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74386
75+339
55 to 64201
35 to 5466
18 to 3460

$Etowah Veterans by Education

2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Etowah Employment Status

44.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Etowah 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

45.58%

Born in North Carolina

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.13% of Etowah residents were born in the United States, with 45.58% having been born in North Carolina. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,4200.00%
20197,4200.00%
20187,420-169-2.23%
20177,5893524.86%
20167,2374406.47%
20156,797-65-0.95%
20146,862-163-2.32%
20137,0251602.33%
20126,865-101-1.45%
20116,966220.32%
20106,9440.00%