Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina Population 2024

46,907

Fuquay-Varina is a city located in Chatham County, Harnett County, Johnston County, and Wake County North Carolina. Fuquay-Varina has a 2024 population of 46,907. Fuquay-Varina is currently growing at a rate of 7.05% annually and its population has increased by 35.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,547 in 2020.

The average household income in Fuquay-Varina is $111,579 with a poverty rate of 10.6%. The median age in Fuquay-Varina is 35.3 years: 34.3 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Fuquay-Varina Demographics

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

  • White: 71.4%
  • Black or African American: 15.68%
  • Two or more races: 8.71%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Other race: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
19.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,457.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
35.78% (12,360)
The current population of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina is 46,907 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,547.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,29671.4%
Black or African American5,55515.68%
Two or more races3,0858.71%
Asian7182.03%
Other race6331.79%
Native American1410.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fuquay-Varina Population by Race

Fuquay-Varina Population Pyramid 2024

Fuquay-Varina Median Age

35.3

Total

34.3

Male

36.6

Female

Fuquay-Varina Adults

There are 25,382 adults, (4,618 of whom are seniors) in Fuquay-Varina.

Fuquay-Varina Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fuquay-Varina Sex Ratio

Female18,52352.28%
Male16,90547.72%

Fuquay-Varina Population by Age

Fuquay-Varina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,4492.8371.928.1
Married7,6833.4584.515.5
Non Family3,2371.2455.944.1
Female1,2933.084060
Male2362.9755.144.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fuquay-Varina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7793.43%
Associates Degree2,75912.15%
Bachelors Degree8,19636.1%
Graduate Degree3,14113.84%
High School Graduate3,55315.65%
Less Than 9th Grade3091.36%
Some College3,96517.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White16,85516,4579,288
Black3,1192,7001,111
Hispanic1,6641,393559
2+ Races977958412
Asian535535237
Other Race48137670
Native American69523

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 55.11%.

Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,963$85,417$59,237
Graduate Degree$79,481$94,012$69,426
High School Graduate$41,114$51,466$17,181
Less Than 9th Grade$26,288$28,679$14,627
Overall$57,413$62,447$54,690
Some College$49,162$56,660$39,667

$57,413

Average Earnings

$62,447

Average Male

$54,690

Average Female

Fuquay-Varina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fuquay-Varina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fuquay-Varina Language

90.37% of Fuquay-Varina residents speak only English, while 9.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.87% of the population.

Fuquay-Varina Language

Fuquay-Varina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,0391,8587.73%
Black5,3951,28123.74%
Hispanic3,24041812.9%
Multiple3,0842538.2%
Asian71811716.3%
Native1411510.64%

10.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.27%

Male Poverty Rate

12.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fuquay-Varina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fuquay-Varina is Black, with 23.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fuquay-Varina is White, with 7.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.65%.

Fuquay-Varina Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.24%
High School11.19%
Some College7.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Fuquay-Varina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.9%
Female Employed7.1%
Male Employed5.72%
Male Unemployed0%

Fuquay-Varina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fuquay-Varina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$115,215$127,431
Households$94,142$111,579
Married Families$125,692$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,485$61,145

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fuquay-Varina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fuquay-Varina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fuquay-Varina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,879

Number of Veterans

1,743

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War696
Vietnam642
Second Gulf War374
World War II61
Korea12

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54792
65 to 74504
75+254
55 to 64195
18 to 34134

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4237.65%
Black3437.95%
Hispanic925.05%
Other Race7314.46%
2+ Races272.18%
Asian132.23%

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Race

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fuquay-Varina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fuquay-Varina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fuquay-Varina 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

41.23%

Born in Fuquay-Varina

93.59%

Native Born

6.41%

Foreign Born

3.4%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.59% of Fuquay-Varina residents were born in the United States, with 41.23% having been born in North Carolina. 3.4% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202962,3573,0905.21%
202859,2673,0905.5%
202756,1773,0905.82%
202653,0873,0906.18%
202549,9973,0906.59%
202446,9073,0907.05%
202343,8173,1537.75%
202240,6643,89510.59%
202136,7692,2226.43%
202034,5474,14313.63%
201930,4041,2034.12%
201829,2011,3204.73%
201727,8811,9337.45%
201625,9481,9638.18%
201523,9851,2875.67%
201422,6981,3606.37%
201321,3381,3066.52%
201220,0328324.33%
201119,2009435.17%
201018,25700%
20007,8983,33673.13%
19904,5621,45246.69%
19803,110-466-13.03%
19703,5761875.52%
19603,389-58,968-94.57%
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Fuquay-Varina Population by Year