Haw River, North Carolina Population 2024

2,323

Haw River is a city located in Alamance County North Carolina. Haw River has a 2024 population of 2,323. Haw River is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 2.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,257 in 2020.

The average household income in Haw River is $62,901 with a poverty rate of 17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Haw River is 29.1 years, 29 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Haw River Demographics

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

  • White: 81%
  • Other race: 10.61%
  • Black or African American: 4.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
804.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.92% (66)
The current population of Haw River, North Carolina is 2,323 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,257.

Haw River, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,34481%
Other race30710.61%
Black or African American1234.25%
Two or more races1143.94%
Asian60.21%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Haw River Population by Race

Haw River Population Pyramid 2024

Haw River Median Age

29.1

Total

29

Male

29.5

Female

Haw River Adults

There are 2,124 adults, (343 of whom are seniors) in Haw River.

Haw River Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Haw River Sex Ratio

Female1,34746.54%
Male1,54753.46%

Haw River Population by Age

Haw River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9812.9473.426.6
Married5103.5984.515.5
Non Family2711.1566.433.6
Female1723.9855.844.2
Male282.1446.453.6
showing: 5 rows

3.6

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Haw River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Haw River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Haw River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.77%.

Haw River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,250

Average Earnings

$38,533

Average Male

$31,950

Average Female

Haw River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Haw River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Haw River Language

66.24% of Haw River residents speak only English, while 33.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.76% of the population.

Haw River Language

Haw River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,67134020.35%
Black12310282.93%
Multiple1144438.6%
Asian66100%
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17%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.28%

Male Poverty Rate

24.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Haw River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Haw River is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Haw River is White, with 20.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.76%.

Haw River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.96%
Bachelors or Greater19.01%
High School12.69%
Less Than 9th Grade7.31%
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Haw River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Female Employed13.16%
Male Employed6.63%
Male Unemployed
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Haw River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Haw River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Haw River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Haw River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Haw River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Haw River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

158

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Haw River Veterans by War

count

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Haw River Veterans by Age

count

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Haw River Veterans by Race

Haw River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Haw River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Haw River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Haw River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Haw River 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

71.84%

Born in Haw River

87.73%

Native Born

12.27%

Foreign Born

8.67%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.73% of Haw River residents were born in the United States, with 71.84% having been born in North Carolina. 8.67% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,413180.75%
20282,395180.76%
20272,377180.76%
20262,359180.77%
20252,341180.77%
20242,323180.78%
20232,305180.79%
20222,287180.79%
20212,269120.53%
20202,257-260-10.33%
20192,517321.29%
20182,485401.64%
20172,445311.28%
20162,414471.99%
20152,367241.02%
20142,343150.64%
20132,328120.52%
20122,316100.43%
20112,306170.74%
20102,289
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Haw River Population by Year