High Point, North Carolina Population 2024

115,909

High Point is a city located in Davidson County, Forsyth County, Guilford County, and Randolph County North Carolina. High Point has a 2024 population of 115,909. High Point is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 114,225 in 2020.

The average household income in High Point is $83,465 with a poverty rate of 15.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in High Point is 37.7 years, 35.7 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

High Point Demographics

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

  • White: 48.99%
  • Black or African American: 32.25%
  • Asian: 7.81%
  • Two or more races: 6.91%
  • Other race: 3.61%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
57.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,021.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.47% (1,684)
The current population of High Point, North Carolina is 115,909 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 114,225.

High Point, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55,90448.99%
Black or African American36,80832.25%
Asian8,9127.81%
Two or more races7,8886.91%
Other race4,1163.61%
Native American4800.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.01%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

High Point Population by Race

High Point Population Pyramid 2024

High Point Median Age

37.7

Total

35.7

Male

38.8

Female

High Point Adults

There are 88,406 adults, (17,860 of whom are seniors) in High Point.

High Point Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

High Point Sex Ratio

Female58,79651.52%
Male55,32448.48%

High Point Population by Age

High Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All44,0492.4658.141.9
Married18,6133.1777.322.7
Non Family16,2371.2345.454.6
Female7,0943.3538.861.2
Male2,1052.7251.448.6

3.1

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

High Point Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0025.36%
9th to 12th Grade6,1308.21%
High School Graduate17,99824.1%
Some College14,58719.53%
Associates Degree6,2938.43%
Bachelors Degree16,57322.19%
Graduate Degree9,10512.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

High Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

High Point Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White37,05534,52116,796
Black24,84620,8254,723
Asian5,4434,2412,695
Hispanic5,3073,205841
2+ Races3,6462,653898
Other Race1,9271,185229
Native American19615616
Islander998

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 88.89%.

High Point Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,540$45,533$36,394
Less Than 9th Grade$23,258$25,901$20,461
High School Graduate$32,811$35,508$26,915
Some College$36,608$40,265$33,058
Bachelors Degree$55,654$62,443$49,399
Graduate Degree$76,861$100,614$61,101

$40,540

Average Earnings

$45,533

Average Male

$36,394

Average Female

High Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

High Point Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

High Point Language

80.84% of High Point residents speak only English, while 19.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.4% of the population.

High Point Language

High Point Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black35,0117,58021.65%
White48,8494,5009.21%
Hispanic11,6522,17418.66%
Asian8,6831,42216.38%
Multiple7,6761,35317.63%
Other3,69871419.31%
Native46011324.57%
Islander9111.11%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in High Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in High Point is Native, with 24.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in High Point is White, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.41%.

High Point Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.31%
High School19.97%
Some College10.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

High Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.09%
Male Unemployed22.42%
Female Employed8.3%
Male Employed6.39%

High Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

High Point Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,582$83,465
Families$76,644$98,505
Married Families$94,204$119,693
Non Families$39,115$55,128

mean

median

Income by Household Type

High Point Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

High Point Married by Age and Sex

male

female

High Point 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 35-44.

High Point Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

High Point Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,122

Number of Veterans

5,620

Male Veterans

502

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,870
First Gulf War1,335
Second Gulf War1,026
Korea236
World War II128

High Point Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 641,583
65 to 741,481
35 to 541,330
75+1,091
18 to 34637

High Point Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,2987.23%
Black2,4048.33%
2+ Races2635.37%
Hispanic1161.63%
Asian711.15%
Other Race502.06%
Native American3610.88%

High Point Veterans by Race

High Point Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

High Point Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

High Point Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

High Point Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

High Point 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

53.57%

Born in High Point

87.33%

Native Born

12.67%

Foreign Born

6.75%

Non Citizen

5.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.33% of High Point residents were born in the United States, with 53.57% having been born in North Carolina. 6.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

High Point Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029118,0144210.36%
2028117,5934210.36%
2027117,1724210.36%
2026116,7514210.36%
2025116,3304210.36%
2024115,9094210.36%
2023115,4884210.37%
2022115,0673910.34%
2021114,6764510.39%
2020114,2251,1621.03%
2019113,0638660.77%
2018112,1973740.33%
2017111,8232400.22%
2016111,5831,3111.19%
2015110,2721,4481.33%
2014108,8241,2341.15%
2013107,5901,0110.95%
2012106,5797490.71%
2011105,8301,1281.08%
2010104,70218,86321.97%
200085,83916,34323.52%
199069,4966,0179.48%
198063,4792500.4%
197063,2291,1661.88%
196062,06322,09055.26%
195039,9731,4783.84%
194038,4951,7504.76%
193036,74522,443156.92%
192014,3024,77750.15%
19109,5255,362128.8%
19004,16300%
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High Point Population by Year