Half Moon, North Carolina Population 2020

7,669

Half Moon is a city located in North Carolina. Half Moon has a 2020 population of 7,669. Half Moon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -8.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,352 in 2010. Half Moon reached it's highest population of 8,776 in 2013.

The average household income in Half Moon is $62,756 with a poverty rate of 17.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $139,100. The median age in Half Moon is 32.2 years, 31.2 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.

Half Moon Demographics

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

  • White: 63.67%
  • Black or African American: 26.26%
  • Two or more races: 6.74%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Half Moon, North Carolina is 7,669, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,669.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,352.

Half Moon, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,88363.67%
Black or African American2,01426.26%
Two or More Races5176.74%
Some Other Race1021.33%
Asian911.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.81%

Half Moon Population Pyramid 2020

Half Moon Median Age

32.2


Total

31.2


Male

33.3


Female

Half Moon Adults

There are 5,721 adults, (834 of whom are seniors) in Half Moon.

Half Moon Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Half Moon Sex Ratio

Female

3,916

51.06%

Male

3,753

48.94%

Half Moon Households and Families

Half Moon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Half Moon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
Male70%30%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Female35.5%64.5%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6482.960.4
Married1,3633.4578.1
Non Family7311.2141.6
Female4543.8635.5
Male1003.3470

3.31

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Half Moon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1232.42%
9th to 12th Grade2404.72%
High School Graduate1,62531.97%
Some College1,50629.63%
Associates Degree59011.61%
Bachelors Degree80415.82%
Graduate Degree1953.84%

Half Moon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1933,022715
Black1,3621,250188
Hispanic26026062
Multiple Races1016534
Asian9147
Other Race787824
Native American4646

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 multiple races people with a rate of 33.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,905$40,580$23,047
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$33,631$47,559$24,068
Some College$22,376$45,714$20,281
Bachelors Degree$36,047$36,250$35,850
Graduate Degree$55,797$$56,181

$30,905

Average Earnings

$40,580

Average Male

$23,047

Average Female

Half Moon Language

Half Moon Language by Age

Half Moon Language

88.13% of Half Moon residents speak only English, while 11.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Half Moon Poverty

Half Moon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,96485043.28%
White4,5862836.17%
Hispanic3518423.93%
Other1024039.22%
Asian912021.98%
Native621625.81%
Multiple501102.00%

17.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Half Moon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Half Moon is Black, with 43.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Half Moon is Multiple, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.23%
High School16.86%
Some College16.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.00%
Male Unemployed33.54%
Female Employed15.35%
Male Employed10.77%

Half Moon Income

Half Moon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,405$62,756
Families$57,217$71,453
Married Families$68,259-
Non Families$28,843$35,786

Half Moon Marital Status

Half Moon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Half Moon Married by Age and Sex

Half Moon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Half Moon Marital Status by Race

Half Moon Veterans

1,270

Number of Veterans

1,094

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War668
Second Gulf War526
Vietnam407
Korea60
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54381
55 to 64380
18 to 34210
65 to 74173
75+126
Name Veterans % of Total
White93027.26%
Black26017.56%
Hispanic9435.47%
Indian4674.19%
Other2430.77%
2 or More105.13%

$Half Moon Veterans by Education

5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Half Moon Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Half Moon 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

37.35%

Born in North Carolina

93.69%

Native Born

6.31%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.69% of Half Moon residents were born in the United States, with 37.35% having been born in North Carolina. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,6690.00%
20197,6690.00%
20187,669-27-0.35%
20177,696700.92%
20167,626-289-3.65%
20157,915-740-8.55%
20148,655-121-1.38%
20138,7764024.80%
20128,374-198-2.31%
20118,5722202.63%
20108,3520.00%