Holly Ridge, North Carolina Population 2020

2,860

Holly Ridge is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,860, it is the 214th largest city in North Carolina and the 6380th largest city in the United States. Holly Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 4.80% annually and its population has increased by 125.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,268 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Holly Ridge has a population density of 715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Holly Ridge is $72,617 with a poverty rate of 9.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,315 per month, and the median house value is $204,300. The median age in Holly Ridge is 31 years, 30.2 years for males, and 33.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 128.3 males.

Holly Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 88.39%
  • Black or African American: 3.90%
  • Two or more races: 3.72%
  • Native American: 1.82%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Holly Ridge, North Carolina is 2,860, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,598.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,268.

Holly Ridge, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,99488.39%
Black or African American883.90%
Two or More Races843.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native411.82%
Some Other Race341.51%
Asian150.66%

Holly Ridge Population Pyramid 2020

Holly Ridge Median Age

31


Total

30.2


Male

33.1


Female

Holly Ridge Adults

There are 1,791 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Holly Ridge.

Holly Ridge Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Holly Ridge Sex Ratio

Female

988

43.79%

Male

1,268

56.21%

Holly Ridge Households and Families

Holly Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Holly Ridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All62.5%37.5%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female45.6%54.4%
Male40%60%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9072.4962.5
Married5262.8770.3
Non Family2511.2955.8
Female903.3845.6
Male402.9540

2.86

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Holly Ridge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade442.69%
9th to 12th Grade533.24%
High School Graduate36622.36%
Some College33420.40%
Associates Degree16910.32%
Bachelors Degree51931.70%
Graduate Degree1529.29%

Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4111,332593
Hispanic1179929
Black515111
Multiple Races343423
Other Race2573
Native American161616
Asian13134

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,803$52,350$27,007
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,375$34,286$22,109
Some College$36,215$41,442$30,625
Bachelors Degree$37,450$64,792$35,083
Graduate Degree$$133,333$

$36,803

Average Earnings

$52,350

Average Male

$27,007

Average Female

Holly Ridge Language

Holly Ridge Language by Age

Holly Ridge Language

90.75% of Holly Ridge residents speak only English, while 9.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.97% of the population.

Holly Ridge Poverty

Holly Ridge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8611859.94%
Hispanic1962010.20%
Other342058.82%
Black881517.05%
Multiple8433.57%

9.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

9.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holly Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holly Ridge is Other, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holly Ridge is Multiple, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.21%
Some College11.73%
High School8.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.48%
Male Unemployed31.43%
Male Employed10.34%
Female Employed2.91%

Holly Ridge Income

Holly Ridge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,295$72,617
Families$74,167$79,724
Married Families$77,778-
Non Families$41,875$48,921

Holly Ridge Marital Status

Holly Ridge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

70.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Holly Ridge Married by Age and Sex

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

Holly Ridge Veterans

395

Number of Veterans

340

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War271
First Gulf War82
Vietnam72
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34167
35 to 5487
55 to 6466
65 to 7465
75+10
Name Veterans % of Total
White38327.42%
Hispanic3130.39%
Indian1246.15%

$Holly Ridge Veterans by Education

6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holly Ridge Employment Status

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Holly Ridge 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

34.53%

Born in North Carolina

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.52% of Holly Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 34.53% having been born in North Carolina. 1.11% 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
20202,8601314.80%
20192,7291315.04%
20182,5982299.67%
20172,3691315.85%
20162,2381547.39%
20152,0841447.42%
20141,9401759.92%
20131,76519212.21%
20121,57315210.70%
20111,4211047.90%
20101,3170.00%