High Shoals, North Carolina Population 2024

613

High Shoals is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. High Shoals has a 2024 population of 613. High Shoals is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 3.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 594 in 2020.

The average household income in High Shoals is $56,942 with a poverty rate of 23.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in High Shoals is 30.5 years, 16.3 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

High Shoals Demographics

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

  • White: 84.44%
  • Black or African American: 7.85%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
235.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.2% (19)
The current population of High Shoals, North Carolina is 613 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 594.

High Shoals, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57084.44%
Black or African American537.85%
Asian213.11%
Two or more races213.11%
Other race101.48%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

High Shoals Population by Race

High Shoals Population Pyramid 2024

High Shoals Median Age

30.5

Total

16.3

Male

33.7

Female

High Shoals Adults

There are 418 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in High Shoals.

High Shoals Age Dependency

95.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.3

Child Dependency Ratio

High Shoals Sex Ratio

Female32147.56%
Male35452.44%

High Shoals Population by Age

High Shoals Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2442.7755.344.7
Married1143.6175.424.6
Female742.3918.981.1
Non Family46054.345.7
Male1041000
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

High Shoals 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

High Shoals Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

High Shoals Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

High Shoals Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,396

Average Earnings

$68,125

Average Male

$35,625

Average Female

High Shoals Earnings by Educational Attainment

High Shoals Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

High Shoals Language

97.12% of High Shoals residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

High Shoals Language

High Shoals Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5709115.96%
Black534992.45%
Multiple211885.71%
showing: 3 rows

23.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.47%

Male Poverty Rate

25.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in High Shoals

The race most likely to be in poverty in High Shoals is Black, with 92.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in High Shoals is White, with 15.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.02%.

High Shoals Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.55%
High School21.28%
Some College11.97%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

High Shoals Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed11.2%
Female Employed7.87%
showing: 4 rows

High Shoals Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

High Shoals Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

High Shoals Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

High Shoals Married by Age and Sex

male

female

High Shoals 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 55-64.

High Shoals Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

High Shoals Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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High Shoals Veterans by War

count

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High Shoals Veterans by Age

count

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High Shoals Veterans by Race

High Shoals Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

High Shoals Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

High Shoals Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

High Shoals Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

High Shoals 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

80.3%

Born in High Shoals

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of High Shoals residents were born in the United States, with 80.3% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

High Shoals Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202963340.64%
202862940.64%
202762540.64%
202662140.65%
202561740.65%
202461340.66%
202360940.66%
202260540.67%
202160171.18%
2020594-155-20.69%
201974981.08%
201874170.95%
201773460.82%
2016728131.82%
201571560.85%
2014709
201370920.28%
2012707
201170730.43%
2010704
showing: 20 rows

High Shoals Population by Year