High Shoals, North Carolina Population 2020

752

High Shoals is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 752, it is the 371st largest city in North Carolina and the 11568th largest city in the United States. High Shoals is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 8.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 696 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, High Shoals has a population density of 289 people per square mile.

The average household income in High Shoals is $48,477 with a poverty rate of 28.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $100,900. The median age in High Shoals is 45.2 years, 42.6 years for males, and 50.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

High Shoals Demographics

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

  • White: 94.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.81%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of High Shoals, North Carolina is 752, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 740.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 696.

High Shoals, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63994.67%
Black or African American192.81%
Some Other Race101.48%
Two or More Races71.04%

High Shoals Population Pyramid 2020

High Shoals Median Age

45.2


Total

42.6


Male

50.2


Female

High Shoals Adults

There are 538 adults, (147 of whom are seniors) in High Shoals.

High Shoals Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

High Shoals Sex Ratio

Female

358

53.04%

Male

317

46.96%

High Shoals Households and Families

High Shoals Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

High Shoals Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married100%0%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female15.7%84.3%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2782.4366.2
Married1182.9100
Non Family881.2460.2
Female703.1315.7
Male22.5100

2.93

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

High Shoals Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade336.92%
9th to 12th Grade275.66%
High School Graduate23449.06%
Some College11624.32%
Associates Degree306.29%
Bachelors Degree316.50%
Graduate Degree61.26%

High Shoals Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45239635
Black14102
Hispanic1010
Other Race1010
Multiple Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,288$45,417$16,771
Less Than High School$2,500$$
High School Grad$22,292$$13,125
Some College$43,393$45,833$42,679
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$36,250$$

$30,288

Average Earnings

$45,417

Average Male

$16,771

Average Female

High Shoals Language

High Shoals Language by Age

High Shoals Language

95.18% of High Shoals residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

High Shoals Poverty

High Shoals Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63618529.09%
Hispanic13323.08%
Black19210.53%
Multiple7228.57%

28.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.93%

Male Poverty Rate

36.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in High Shoals

The race most likely to be in poverty in High Shoals is White, with 29.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in High Shoals is Black, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.00%
High School24.79%
Some College8.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.25%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed21.74%
Male Employed4.44%

High Shoals Income

High Shoals Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,419$48,477
Families$53,125$58,657
Married Families$64,375-
Non Families$19,750$25,853

High Shoals Marital Status

High Shoals Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

High Shoals Married by Age and Sex

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

High Shoals Veterans

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War5
Korea3
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
35 to 5419
75+3
55 to 64
18 to 34

$High Shoals Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

High Shoals Employment Status

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

High Shoals 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

78.52%

Born in North Carolina

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.52% of High Shoals residents were born in the United States, with 78.52% having been born in North Carolina. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202075260.80%
201974660.81%
201874081.09%
201773260.83%
2016726121.68%
201571440.56%
201471030.42%
201370720.28%
20127050.00%
201170530.43%
20107020.00%