Fletcher, North Carolina Population 2021

8,497
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Fletcher is a city located in Henderson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,497, it is the 99th largest city in North Carolina and the 3462nd largest city in the United States . Fletcher is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 18.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,187 in 2010. Fletcher reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Fletcher has a population density of 1,330 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fletcher is $72,300 with a poverty rate of 7.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $215,700. The median age in Fletcher is 41.3 years, 41 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Fletcher Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fletcherwas:

  • White: 89.75%
  • Black or African American: 5.26%
  • Asian: 3.77%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Fletcher, North Carolina is 8,497 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,369.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,187.

Fletcher, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,28589.75%
Black or African American4275.26%
Asian3063.77%
Some Other Race991.22%
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Fletcher Population by Race

Fletcher Population Pyramid $2021

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Fletcher Median Age

41.3


Total

41


Male

41.7


Female

Fletcher Adults

There are 6,361 adults, (1,274 of whom are seniors) in Fletcher.

Fletcher Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fletcher Sex Ratio

Female

4,407

54.29%

Male

3,710

45.71%

Fletcher Population by Age

Fletcher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fletcher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Male68.7%31.3%
Female77.5%22.5%
All79.8%20.2%
Married94.1%5.9%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fletcher Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4682.3179.8
Married1,5173.0794.1
Non Family1,3411.1265.7
Female4762.9377.5
Male1343.668.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Fletcher Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1272.28%
9th to 12th Grade1883.38%
High School Graduate1,23322.17%
Some College1,47426.50%
Associates Degree4478.04%
Bachelors Degree1,56828.19%
Graduate Degree5259.44%
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Fletcher Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fletcher Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8914,6682,010
Black28528519
Asian21520055
Hispanic2011249
Other Race99459

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 41.10%.

Fletcher Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,903$48,795$43,024
Less Than 9th Grade$37,826$38,125$
High School Graduate$35,625$37,500$32,212
Some College$45,841$52,768$41,503
Bachelors Degree$47,875$62,701$44,408
Graduate Degree$55,000$56,818$53,462

$44,903

Average Earnings

$48,795

Average Male

$43,024

Average Female

Fletcher Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fletcher Language by Age

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Fletcher Language

91.99% of Fletcher residents speak only English, while 8.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Fletcher Language

Fletcher Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0065878.38%
Hispanic383236.01%

7.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.50%

Male Poverty Rate

8.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fletcher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fletcher is White, with 8.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fletcher is Hispanic, with 6.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.15%.

Fletcher Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.67%
Some College9.57%
High School6.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%

Fletcher Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed21.25%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Employed3.50%

Fletcher Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fletcher Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,839$72,300
Families$82,956$85,261
Married Families$89,081-
Non Families$43,269$50,247
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Income by Household Type

Fletcher Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fletcher Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Fletcher Marital Status

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472

Number of Veterans

449

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
First Gulf War118
Second Gulf War81
World War II29
Korea18

Fletcher Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+145
65 to 74126
35 to 54107
55 to 6466
18 to 3428

Fletcher Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4357.63%
Hispanic5423.28%
Other Race2626.26%
Asian115.12%

Fletcher Veterans by Race

Fletcher Veterans by Education

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11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fletcher Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Fletcher Employment by Age

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Fletcher Employment by Race

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Fletcher Employment by Education

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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52.72%

Born in Fletcher

93.25%

Native Born

6.75%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

3.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.25% of Fletcher residents were born in the United States, with 52.72% 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.

Fletcher Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,497640.76%
20208,433640.76%
20198,369640.77%
20188,305861.05%
20178,2191311.62%
20168,0885206.87%
20157,5681071.43%
20147,461891.21%
20137,372821.12%
20127,290280.39%
20117,262370.51%
20107,2253,0405.61%
20004,1851,3984.15%
19902,7870.00%

Fletcher Population by Year