Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina Population 2021

32,698
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Fuquay-Varina is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 32,698, it is the 32nd largest city in North Carolina and the 1205th largest city in the United States . Fuquay-Varina is currently growing at a rate of 3.77% annually and its population has increased by 82.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,937 in 2010. Fuquay-Varina reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 15 miles, Fuquay-Varina has a population density of 2,152 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fuquay-Varina is $91,881 with a poverty rate of 7.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,160 per month, and the median house value is $255,900. The median age in Fuquay-Varina is 35.8 years, 35.6 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Fuquay-Varina Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fuquay-Varinawas:

  • White: 77.26%
  • Black or African American: 15.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina is 32,698 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,324.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,937.

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,19077.26%
Black or African American4,13115.06%
Two or More Races9833.58%
Asian5962.17%
Some Other Race4691.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.21%
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Fuquay-Varina Population by Race

Fuquay-Varina Population Pyramid $2021

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Fuquay-Varina Median Age

35.8


Total

35.6


Male

35.9


Female

Fuquay-Varina Adults

There are 19,449 adults, (3,588 of whom are seniors) in Fuquay-Varina.

Fuquay-Varina Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fuquay-Varina Sex Ratio

Female

14,538

53.01%

Male

12,888

46.99%

Fuquay-Varina Population by Age

Fuquay-Varina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fuquay-Varina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female51%49%
Male63.1%36.9%
All72.2%27.8%
Married84.3%15.7%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fuquay-Varina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4942.8772.2
Married5,9503.4384.3
Non Family2,3441.2750.7
Female8723.1151
Male3283.5163.1

3.35

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Fuquay-Varina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4382.46%
9th to 12th Grade6523.66%
High School Graduate3,92622.05%
Some College3,05517.16%
Associates Degree1,95811.00%
Bachelors Degree5,41230.40%
Graduate Degree2,36413.28%
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Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,96612,6476,292
Black2,6232,272819
Hispanic1,5221,116409
Asian406406160
Other Race35724724
2+ Races353324140
Native American26266

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.53%.

Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,928$54,238$36,425
Less Than 9th Grade$25,355$28,966$13,049
High School Graduate$25,456$36,715$20,184
Some College$45,676$52,031$27,500
Bachelors Degree$54,767$72,885$46,887
Graduate Degree$57,380$81,129$46,413

$46,928

Average Earnings

$54,238

Average Male

$36,425

Average Female

Fuquay-Varina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fuquay-Varina Language by Age

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Fuquay-Varina Language

86.59% of Fuquay-Varina residents speak only English, while 13.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.98% of the population.

Fuquay-Varina Language

Fuquay-Varina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,10792222.45%
Hispanic2,63845917.40%
White19,1784412.30%
Multiple983838.44%
Asian5896010.19%
Native572543.86%

7.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.77%

Male Poverty Rate

8.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fuquay-Varina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fuquay-Varina is Native, with 43.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fuquay-Varina is White, with 2.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.95%.

Fuquay-Varina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.85%
High School9.28%
Some College5.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Fuquay-Varina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.24%
Female Unemployed19.34%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed1.50%

Fuquay-Varina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fuquay-Varina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,000$91,881
Families$92,726$105,180
Married Families$100,357-
Non Families$35,076$48,096
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Income by Household Type

Fuquay-Varina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fuquay-Varina Married by Age and Sex

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Fuquay-Varina 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.

Fuquay-Varina Marital Status by Race

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Fuquay-Varina Marital Status

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1,910

Number of Veterans

1,786

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam601
First Gulf War551
Second Gulf War525
World War II113
Korea99

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54688
65 to 74422
75+341
55 to 64287
18 to 34172

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3969.25%
Black42614.65%
2+ Races429.09%
Asian356.65%
Hispanic251.41%
Other Race112.93%

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Race

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Education

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5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fuquay-Varina Employment by Age

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Fuquay-Varina Employment by Race

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Fuquay-Varina 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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41.87%

Born in Fuquay-Varina

90.59%

Native Born

9.41%

Foreign Born

5.03%

Non Citizen

4.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.59% of Fuquay-Varina residents were born in the United States, with 41.87% having been born in North Carolina. 5.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fuquay-Varina Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,6981,1873.77%
202031,5111,1873.91%
201930,3241,1874.07%
201829,1371,3144.72%
201727,8231,9287.45%
201625,8951,9618.19%
201523,9341,2815.65%
201422,6531,3576.37%
201321,2961,3006.50%
201219,9968314.34%
201119,1659405.16%
201018,22510,3278.72%
20007,8983,3365.64%
19904,5621,4523.91%
19803,110-466-1.39%
19703,5761870.54%
19603,3890.00%

Fuquay-Varina Population by Year