Grifton, North Carolina Population 2020

2,660

Grifton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,660, it is the 223rd largest city in North Carolina and the 6621st largest city in the United States. Grifton is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,617 in 2010. Grifton reached it's highest population of 2,667 in 2014. Spanning over 2 miles, Grifton has a population density of 1,294 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grifton is $45,659 with a poverty rate of 25.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $85,300. The median age in Grifton is 37.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males.

Grifton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 45.27%
  • White: 45.16%
  • Other race: 8.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grifton, North Carolina is 2,660, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,654.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,617.

Grifton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,29645.27%
White1,29345.16%
Some Other Race2488.66%
Two or More Races230.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.10%

Grifton Population Pyramid 2020

Grifton Median Age

37.3


Total

35.2


Male

40.6


Female

Grifton Adults

There are 2,015 adults, (347 of whom are seniors) in Grifton.

Grifton Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Grifton Sex Ratio

Female

1,466

51.21%

Male

1,397

48.79%

Grifton Households and Families

Grifton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grifton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
Male55.6%44.4%
All53.9%46.1%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female28.8%71.2%

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0662.6853.9
Married4743.1567.5
Non Family3301.1651.5
Female2263.4928.8
Male365.3155.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grifton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade945.28%
9th to 12th Grade26815.05%
High School Graduate48227.06%
Some College44725.10%
Associates Degree26915.10%
Bachelors Degree1287.19%
Graduate Degree935.22%

Grifton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White837744124
Black72857086
Hispanic203978
Other Race157908
Multiple Races105
Native American333

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,375$27,891$21,212
Less Than High School$14,519$14,776$
High School Grad$20,313$36,458$11,103
Some College$30,354$31,711$28,906
Bachelors Degree$42,000$54,688$29,844
Graduate Degree$35,417$$30,313

$24,375

Average Earnings

$27,891

Average Male

$21,212

Average Female

Grifton Language

Grifton Language by Age

Grifton Language

91.48% of Grifton residents speak only English, while 8.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.30% of the population.

Grifton Poverty

Grifton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,29637128.63%
White1,15119216.68%
Hispanic37415641.71%
Other24815662.90%
Multiple23521.74%

25.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.42%

Male Poverty Rate

30.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grifton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grifton is Other, with 62.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grifton is White, with 16.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.92%
High School23.65%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%
Some College10.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.17%
Male Unemployed44.87%
Female Employed16.06%
Male Employed12.95%

Grifton Income

Grifton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,083$45,659
Families$35,909$46,237
Married Families$43,947-
Non Families$22,639$42,103

Grifton Marital Status

Grifton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Grifton Married by Age and Sex

Grifton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Grifton Marital Status by Race

Grifton Veterans

173

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War21
Korea16
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5448
75+43
55 to 6438
65 to 7431
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White12512.69%
Black435.15%
2 or More533.33%

$Grifton Veterans by Education

11.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grifton Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Grifton 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

70.90%

Born in North Carolina

92.21%

Native Born

7.79%

Foreign Born

7.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.21% of Grifton residents were born in the United States, with 70.90% having been born in North Carolina. 7.13% 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
20202,66030.11%
20192,65730.11%
20182,654-4-0.15%
20172,65830.11%
20162,655-6-0.23%
20152,661-6-0.22%
20142,66720.08%
20132,66530.11%
20122,662220.83%
20112,640200.76%
20102,6200.00%