Holly Ridge, North Carolina Population 2024

5,821

Holly Ridge is a city located in Onslow County North Carolina. Holly Ridge has a 2024 population of 5,821. Holly Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 8.5% annually and its population has increased by 37.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,242 in 2020.

The average household income in Holly Ridge is $113,528 with a poverty rate of 1.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Holly Ridge is 34.2 years, 34 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Holly Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 91.08%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Native American: 1.23%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,455.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
37.22% (1,579)
The current population of Holly Ridge, North Carolina is 5,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,242.

Holly Ridge, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,85891.08%
Black or African American1834.32%
Two or more races962.27%
Native American521.23%
Asian300.71%
Other race170.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Holly Ridge Population by Race

Holly Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Holly Ridge Median Age

34.2

Total

34

Male

34.7

Female

Holly Ridge Adults

There are 3,183 adults, (363 of whom are seniors) in Holly Ridge.

Holly Ridge Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Holly Ridge Sex Ratio

Female2,07448.96%
Male2,16251.04%

Holly Ridge Population by Age

Holly Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5832.6878.221.8
Married9642.9982.517.5
Non Family4661.7368.731.3
Female1493.679.920.1
Male431000
showing: 5 rows

3.05

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Holly Ridge 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

Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Holly Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,651

Average Earnings

$57,213

Average Male

$40,395

Average Female

Holly Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holly Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Holly Ridge Language

91.72% of Holly Ridge residents speak only English, while 8.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.17% of the population.

Holly Ridge Language

Holly Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,503581.66%
Black183147.65%
Multiple9644.17%
Hispanic40840.98%
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1.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.85%

Male Poverty Rate

1.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holly Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holly Ridge is Black, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holly Ridge is Hispanic, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.28%.

Holly Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.93%
Some College3.89%
High School3.72%
Bachelors or Greater
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Holly Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed1.79%
Male Employed1.3%
Female Unemployed
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Holly Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holly Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Holly Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

72.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Holly Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Holly Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

390

Number of Veterans

316

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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Holly Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Holly Ridge Veterans by Age

count

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Holly Ridge Veterans by Race

Holly Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holly Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

80.8%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Holly Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Holly Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Holly Ridge 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

35.98%

Born in Holly Ridge

96.29%

Native Born

3.71%

Foreign Born

2.97%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.29% of Holly Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 35.98% having been born in North Carolina. 2.97% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,1014565.96%
20287,6454566.34%
20277,1894566.77%
20266,7334567.26%
20256,2774567.83%
20245,8214568.5%
20235,3654569.29%
20224,90945610.24%
20214,4532114.97%
20204,2421,40149.31%
20192,8412268.64%
20182,6152279.51%
20172,3881305.76%
20162,2581567.42%
20152,1021477.52%
20141,9551759.83%
20131,78019412.23%
20121,58615310.68%
20111,4331057.91%
20101,328
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Holly Ridge Population by Year