Hightsville, North Carolina Population 2024

756

Hightsville is a city located in New Hanover County and Pender County North Carolina. Hightsville has a 2024 population of 756. Hightsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.4% annually but its population has decreased by -8.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 823 in 2020.

The average household income in Hightsville is $22,043 with a poverty rate of 41.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hightsville is 41.3 years, 41.2 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

Hightsville Demographics

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

  • White: 64.27%
  • Black or African American: 18.67%
  • Native American: 7.07%
  • Other race: 6.8%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
518.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.14% (-67)
The current population of Hightsville, North Carolina is 756 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 823.

Hightsville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48264.27%
Black or African American14018.67%
Native American537.07%
Other race516.8%
Two or more races243.2%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hightsville Population by Race

Hightsville Population Pyramid 2024

Hightsville Median Age

41.3

Total

41.2

Male

53.8

Female

Hightsville Adults

There are 723 adults, (106 of whom are seniors) in Hightsville.

Hightsville Age Dependency

21.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hightsville Sex Ratio

Female9312.4%
Male65787.6%

Hightsville Population by Age

Hightsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2081.3272.127.9
Non Family162085.814.2
Male352.60100
Married1121000
Female0000

1.83

Average Family Size

1.32

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hightsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade314.73%
9th to 12th Grade659.92%
High School Graduate18127.63%
Some College27842.44%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree8913.59%
Graduate Degree111.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hightsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hightsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White39133798
Black1401232
Hispanic83830
Native American53300
Other Race47470
2+ Races24220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.06%.

Hightsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$9,623$9,623$0
Less Than 9th Grade$13,967$13,967$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$9,008$9,008$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$9,623

Average Earnings

$9,623

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Hightsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hightsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hightsville Language

89.21% of Hightsville residents speak only English, while 10.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.79% of the population.

Hightsville Language

Hightsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27511541.82%

41.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.62%

Male Poverty Rate

55.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hightsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hightsville is White, with 41.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hightsville is White, with 41.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 64.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.01%.

Hightsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater74.12%
High School33.33%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Hightsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed64.29%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed100%
Female Unemployed0%

Hightsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hightsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$15,682$22,043
Families-$-999,999,999
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$11,957$13,347

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hightsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

12.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

9.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hightsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hightsville 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 45-54.

Hightsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hightsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War49
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Hightsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5485
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Hightsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic6473.56%
Other Race4792.16%
White194.18%
Black1913.57%

Hightsville Veterans by Race

Hightsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hightsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

17.6%

Labor Force Participation

17.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hightsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hightsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hightsville 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

62.67%

Born in Hightsville

91.47%

Native Born

8.53%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

8.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.47% of Hightsville residents were born in the United States, with 62.67% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Hightsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202475630.4%
202375330.4%
202275030.4%
2021747-76-9.23%
2020823-154-15.76%
201997720025.74%
2018777-47-5.7%
2017824-65-7.31%
2016889617.37%
201582812818.29%
2014700-130-15.66%
2013830415.2%
20127897210.04%
2011717-22-2.98%
201073900%

Hightsville Population by Year