Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina Population 2020

33,080

Fuquay-Varina is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 33,080, it is the 30th largest city in North Carolina and the 1185th largest city in the United States. Fuquay-Varina is currently growing at a rate of 6.23% annually and its population has increased by 84.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,937 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Fuquay-Varina has a population density of 2,177 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fuquay-Varina is $87,686 with a poverty rate of 8.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,090 per month, and the median house value is $232,100. The median age in Fuquay-Varina is 34.7 years, 34 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Fuquay-Varina Demographics

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

  • White: 77.82%
  • Black or African American: 14.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • Other race: 3.17%
  • Asian: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina is 33,080, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,200.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,937.

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,18077.82%
Black or African American3,64614.06%
Two or More Races8793.39%
Some Other Race8233.17%
Asian3631.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.16%

Fuquay-Varina Population Pyramid 2020

Fuquay-Varina Median Age

34.7


Total

34


Male

35.2


Female

Fuquay-Varina Adults

There are 18,325 adults, (3,161 of whom are seniors) in Fuquay-Varina.

Fuquay-Varina Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fuquay-Varina Sex Ratio

Female

13,634

52.58%

Male

12,298

47.42%

Fuquay-Varina Households and Families

Fuquay-Varina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fuquay-Varina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All70.5%29.5%
Male59.9%40.1%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family44.3%55.7%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8282.9270.5
Married5,5823.4183.9
Non Family2,1131.3444.3
Female8443.251.5
Male2894.1959.9

3.37

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fuquay-Varina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4422.67%
9th to 12th Grade6974.20%
High School Graduate3,56821.52%
Some College2,81716.99%
Associates Degree1,81510.95%
Bachelors Degree5,05430.48%
Graduate Degree2,18713.19%

Fuquay-Varina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,17111,8246,033
Black2,2821,970641
Hispanic1,5741,094362
Other Race46728522
Multiple Races327301112
Asian239239103
Native American2121

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 49.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,467$53,858$34,286
Less Than High School$22,036$26,777$10,109
High School Grad$26,519$33,407$22,698
Some College$42,225$52,589$27,679
Bachelors Degree$52,781$69,608$42,178
Graduate Degree$57,250$75,833$45,565

$42,467

Average Earnings

$53,858

Average Male

$34,286

Average Female

Fuquay-Varina Language

Fuquay-Varina Language by Age

Fuquay-Varina Language

85.41% of Fuquay-Varina residents speak only English, while 14.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.43% of the population.

Fuquay-Varina Poverty

Fuquay-Varina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,62083323.01%
White18,1396073.35%
Hispanic2,87047916.69%
Multiple87918521.05%
Asian3574011.20%
Native413073.17%
Other82270.85%

8.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.60%

Male Poverty Rate

9.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fuquay-Varina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fuquay-Varina is Native, with 73.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fuquay-Varina is Other, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.17%
High School7.76%
Some College7.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.18%
Female Unemployed22.14%
Female Employed6.76%
Male Employed1.56%

Fuquay-Varina Income

Fuquay-Varina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,618$87,686
Families$83,902$99,681
Married Families$94,761-
Non Families$33,308$46,531

Fuquay-Varina Marital Status

Fuquay-Varina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fuquay-Varina Married by Age and Sex

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

Fuquay-Varina Veterans

1,869

Number of Veterans

1,708

Male Veterans

161

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War614
Second Gulf War513
Vietnam512
Korea117
World War II102
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54676
75+352
65 to 74331
55 to 64325
18 to 34185
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3549.49%
Black42216.61%
Asian4212.54%
2 or More419.58%
Hispanic311.52%
Other101.45%

$Fuquay-Varina Veterans by Education

6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fuquay-Varina Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fuquay-Varina 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

41.65%

Born in North Carolina

89.38%

Native Born

10.62%

Foreign Born

5.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.38% of Fuquay-Varina residents were born in the United States, with 41.65% having been born in North Carolina. 5.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,0801,9406.23%
201931,1401,9406.64%
201829,2001,3514.85%
201727,8491,9407.49%
201625,9091,9688.22%
201523,9411,2905.70%
201422,6511,3616.39%
201321,2901,3046.52%
201219,9868334.35%
201119,1539415.17%
201018,21210,3148.71%
20007,8983,3365.64%
19904,5621,4523.91%
19803,110-466-1.39%
19703,5761870.54%
19603,3890.00%