Haw River, North Carolina Population 2021

2,607
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Haw River is a city located in Alamance County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,607, it is the 227th largest city in North Carolina and the 6697th largest city in the United States . Haw River is currently growing at a rate of 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 13.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,298 in 2010. Haw River reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Haw River has a population density of 903 people per square mile.

The average household income in Haw River is $51,839 with a poverty rate of 6.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $99,000. The median age in Haw River is 35.4 years, 35.2 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Haw River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Haw Riverwas:

  • White: 78.52%
  • Other race: 13.71%
  • Black or African American: 5.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.36%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Haw River, North Carolina is 2,607 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,535.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,298.

Haw River, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,93078.52%
Some Other Race33713.71%
Black or African American1245.04%
Two or More Races582.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.12%
Asian30.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.12%
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Haw River Population by Race

Haw River Population Pyramid $2021

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Haw River Median Age

35.4


Total

35.2


Male

36.1


Female

Haw River Adults

There are 1,839 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Haw River.

Haw River Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Haw River Sex Ratio

Female

1,188

48.33%

Male

1,270

51.67%

Haw River Population by Age

Haw River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Haw River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.3%67.7%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
All71.5%28.5%
Married87.6%12.4%
Male100%0%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Haw River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9452.671.5
Married4673.2187.6
Non Family3211.1361.1
Female1274.0732.3
Male302.43100

3.27

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Haw River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1016.69%
9th to 12th Grade1338.81%
High School Graduate51133.86%
Some College39826.38%
Associates Degree20313.45%
Bachelors Degree1248.22%
Graduate Degree392.58%
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Haw River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Haw River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2231,116120
Hispanic1765718
Black10510025
Other Race90418
2+ Races666
Islander3
Native American22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Haw River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,076$28,667$29,391
Less Than 9th Grade$27,944$29,000$18,813
High School Graduate$20,819$$21,078
Some College$32,500$26,938$35,536
Bachelors Degree$40,250$41,250$39,474
Graduate Degree$38,542$$38,542

$29,076

Average Earnings

$28,667

Average Male

$29,391

Average Female

Haw River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Haw River Language by Age

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Haw River Language

77.60% of Haw River residents speak only English, while 22.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.27% of the population.

Haw River Language

Haw River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6401167.07%
Black1244334.68%
Asian33100.00%

6.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.20%

Male Poverty Rate

8.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Haw River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Haw River is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Haw River is White, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.03%.

Haw River Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.26%
Some College7.15%
Less Than 9th Grade4.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Haw River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.41%

Haw River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Haw River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,560$51,839
Families$56,509$63,244
Married Families$65,282-
Non Families$19,955$24,218
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Income by Household Type

Haw River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Haw River Married by Age and Sex

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Haw River 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.

Haw River Marital Status by Race

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Haw River Marital Status

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186

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War12
Korea9
World War II4

Haw River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6467
65 to 7453
75+34
35 to 5420
18 to 3412

Haw River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17011.06%
Black1615.24%

Haw River Veterans by Race

Haw River Veterans by Education

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2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Haw River Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Haw River Employment by Age

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Haw River Employment by Race

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Haw River 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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70.22%

Born in Haw River

88.61%

Native Born

11.39%

Foreign Born

9.60%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.61% of Haw River residents were born in the United States, with 70.22% having been born in North Carolina. 9.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Haw River Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,607361.40%
20202,571361.42%
20192,535361.44%
20182,499421.71%
20172,457311.28%
20162,426471.98%
20152,379241.02%
20142,355140.60%
20132,341140.60%
20122,327100.43%
20112,317170.74%
20102,3000.00%

Haw River Population by Year