Fletcher, North Carolina Population 2020

8,605

Fletcher is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,605, it is the 96th largest city in North Carolina and the 3416th largest city in the United States. Fletcher is currently growing at a rate of 1.61% annually and its population has increased by 19.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,187 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Fletcher has a population density of 1,347 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fletcher is $71,501 with a poverty rate of 8.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,106 per month, and the median house value is $201,800. The median age in Fletcher is 41 years, 41 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Fletcher Demographics

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

  • White: 89.46%
  • Black or African American: 5.07%
  • Asian: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fletcher, North Carolina is 8,605, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,333.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,187.

Fletcher, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,11489.46%
Black or African American4035.07%
Asian2883.62%
Some Other Race1051.32%
Two or More Races420.53%

Fletcher Population Pyramid 2020

Fletcher Median Age

41


Total

41


Male

41


Female

Fletcher Adults

There are 6,237 adults, (1,218 of whom are seniors) in Fletcher.

Fletcher Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fletcher Sex Ratio

Female

4,211

52.96%

Male

3,741

47.04%

Fletcher Households and Families

Fletcher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fletcher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.7%6.3%
All81.3%18.7%
Female72.3%27.7%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male59.6%40.4%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3122.3781.3
Married1,5483.0193.7
Non Family1,2711.0870.7
Female3793.472.3
Male1144.6959.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fletcher Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1232.19%
9th to 12th Grade1602.85%
High School Graduate1,32123.52%
Some College1,56227.81%
Associates Degree4307.66%
Bachelors Degree1,51326.94%
Graduate Degree5089.04%

Fletcher Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0374,8541,913
Hispanic20111715
Asian20018459
Black18218226
Other Race1053915
Multiple Races25258

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,353$47,835$41,353
Less Than High School$35,552$35,523$
High School Grad$37,800$37,524$38,466
Some College$42,030$50,833$39,647
Bachelors Degree$45,179$60,625$42,373
Graduate Degree$53,640$41,938$61,696

$42,353

Average Earnings

$47,835

Average Male

$41,353

Average Female

Fletcher Language

Fletcher Language by Age

Fletcher Language

91.77% of Fletcher residents speak only English, while 8.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.98% of the population.

Fletcher Poverty

Fletcher Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8795858.50%
Black3856717.40%
Hispanic363184.96%

8.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fletcher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fletcher is Black, with 17.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fletcher is Hispanic, with 4.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.94%
Some College9.88%
High School6.12%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed26.87%
Male Employed3.82%
Female Employed2.11%

Fletcher Income

Fletcher Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,673$71,501
Families$79,181$84,895
Married Families$84,863-
Non Families$41,375$48,489

Fletcher Marital Status

Fletcher Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fletcher Married by Age and Sex

Fletcher Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fletcher Marital Status by Race

Fletcher Veterans

585

Number of Veterans

562

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam189
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War87
World War II29
Korea24
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74148
75+147
35 to 54138
55 to 64111
18 to 3441
Name Veterans % of Total
White5359.49%
Hispanic5924.79%
Other3331.43%
Asian178.50%

$Fletcher Veterans by Education

9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fletcher Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fletcher 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

50.98%

Born in North Carolina

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.31% of Fletcher residents were born in the United States, with 50.98% having been born in North Carolina. 3.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,6051361.61%
20198,4691361.63%
20188,333951.15%
20178,2381361.68%
20168,1025256.93%
20157,5771111.49%
20147,466921.25%
20137,374821.12%
20127,292310.43%
20117,261360.50%
20107,2253,0405.61%
20004,1851,3984.15%
19902,7870.00%