Holly Ridge, North Carolina Population 2021

3,281
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Holly Ridge is a city located in Onslow County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,281, it is the 199th largest city in North Carolina and the 5966th largest city in the United States . Holly Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 7.43% annually and its population has increased by 158.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,268 in 2010. Holly Ridge reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Holly Ridge has a population density of 821 people per square mile.

The average household income in Holly Ridge is $78,736 with a poverty rate of 6.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,371 per month, and the median house value is $211,600. The median age in Holly Ridge is 30.9 years, 29.8 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Holly Ridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Holly Ridgewas:

  • White: 86.86%
  • Two or more races: 4.75%
  • Black or African American: 4.13%
  • Native American: 2.35%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Holly Ridge, North Carolina is 3,281 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,827.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,268.

Holly Ridge, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,10386.86%
Two or More Races1154.75%
Black or African American1004.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native572.35%
Some Other Race351.45%
Asian110.45%
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Holly Ridge Population by Race

Holly Ridge Population Pyramid $2021

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Holly Ridge Median Age

30.9


Total

29.8


Male

32.8


Female

Holly Ridge Adults

There are 1,877 adults, (264 of whom are seniors) in Holly Ridge.

Holly Ridge Age Dependency

50.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Holly Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

1,080

44.61%

Male

1,341

55.39%

Holly Ridge Population by Age

Holly Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Holly Ridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Male56.3%43.8%
All64.6%35.4%
Married71.3%28.7%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Holly Ridge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9812.4764.6
Married5992.8571.3
Non Family2791.3555.2
Female873.2150.6
Male163.3856.3

2.86

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Holly Ridge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade362.10%
9th to 12th Grade442.56%
High School Graduate35220.51%
Some College32919.17%
Associates Degree20812.12%
Bachelors Degree54431.70%
Graduate Degree20311.83%
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Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4461,388650
Hispanic13111532
Black625614
2+ Races434331
Other Race291712
Native American222213
Asian883

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.09%.

Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,808$55,536$32,500
Less Than 9th Grade$25,417$$
High School Graduate$36,080$41,635$21,029
Some College$42,237$53,472$35,729
Bachelors Degree$43,050$70,500$35,139
Graduate Degree$57,500$134,766$42,188

$42,808

Average Earnings

$55,536

Average Male

$32,500

Average Female

Holly Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holly Ridge Language by Age

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Holly Ridge Language

90.24% of Holly Ridge residents speak only English, while 9.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.

Holly Ridge Language

Holly Ridge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9361367.02%
Hispanic234156.41%
Other351542.86%
Black1001212.00%

6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.79%

Male Poverty Rate

6.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holly Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holly Ridge is Other, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holly Ridge is Hispanic, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.75%.

Holly Ridge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.00%
High School9.66%
Some College7.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Holly Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.03%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed5.36%
Female Employed2.50%

Holly Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holly Ridge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,250$78,736
Families$79,184$87,358
Married Families$80,868-
Non Families$43,250$54,168
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Income by Household Type

Holly Ridge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

73.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Holly Ridge Married by Age and Sex

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Holly Ridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Holly Ridge Marital Status by Race

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Holly Ridge Marital Status

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347

Number of Veterans

308

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War245
First Gulf War90
Vietnam60
World War II
Korea

Holly Ridge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34132
35 to 5491
55 to 6464
65 to 7457
75+3

Holly Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33223.85%
Hispanic2016.13%
Native American1029.41%
2+ Races512.82%

Holly Ridge Veterans by Race

Holly Ridge Veterans by Education

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4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holly Ridge Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Holly Ridge Employment by Age

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Holly Ridge Employment by Race

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Holly Ridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.71%

Born in Holly Ridge

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Holly Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 32.71% having been born in North Carolina. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Holly Ridge Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,2812277.43%
20203,0542278.03%
20192,8272278.73%
20182,6002279.57%
20172,3731325.89%
20162,2411547.38%
20152,0871457.47%
20141,9421759.90%
20131,76719212.19%
20121,57515110.60%
20111,4241057.96%
20101,3190.00%

Holly Ridge Population by Year