Holly Springs, North Carolina Population 2020

40,481

Holly Springs is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 40,481, it is the 25th largest city in North Carolina and the 967th largest city in the United States. Holly Springs is currently growing at a rate of 4.83% annually and its population has increased by 64.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,661 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Holly Springs has a population density of 2,376 people per square mile.

The average household income in Holly Springs is $120,745 with a poverty rate of 3.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,399 per month, and the median house value is $283,700. The median age in Holly Springs is 35.4 years, 35.8 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.

Holly Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 78.59%
  • Black or African American: 12.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Asian: 2.58%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Holly Springs, North Carolina is 40,481, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,749.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,661.

Holly Springs, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,20478.59%
Black or African American4,21112.63%
Two or More Races1,2763.83%
Asian8592.58%
Some Other Race6872.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.02%

Holly Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Holly Springs Median Age

35.4


Total

35.8


Male

35


Female

Holly Springs Adults

There are 22,433 adults, (2,471 of whom are seniors) in Holly Springs.

Holly Springs Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Holly Springs Sex Ratio

Female

17,432

52.28%

Male

15,909

47.72%

Holly Springs Households and Families

Holly Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Holly Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family70.8%29.2%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female67.8%32.2%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5983.1483.2
Married7,3323.5889.3
Non Family1,9011.3570.8
Female9643.3767.8
Male4013.168.3

3.49

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Holly Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2821.38%
9th to 12th Grade6183.02%
High School Graduate2,60312.72%
Some College3,64617.81%
Associates Degree1,8709.14%
Bachelors Degree7,86338.42%
Graduate Degree3,58617.52%

Holly Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,38315,1959,505
Black2,8112,384950
Hispanic1,2081,010367
Asian615528350
Other Race38427975
Multiple Races372372234
Native American454536
Islander77

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 native american people with a rate of 80.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,485$80,603$41,393
Less Than High School$35,038$35,530$
High School Grad$33,056$40,513$21,589
Some College$45,274$61,220$28,929
Bachelors Degree$68,138$90,956$44,570
Graduate Degree$80,606$107,394$61,327

$57,485

Average Earnings

$80,603

Average Male

$41,393

Average Female

Holly Springs Language

Holly Springs Language by Age

Holly Springs Language

90.84% of Holly Springs residents speak only English, while 9.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.12% of the population.

Holly Springs Poverty

Holly Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5398073.29%
Black4,2113097.34%
Hispanic2,2231004.50%
Asian859252.91%

3.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.85%

Male Poverty Rate

3.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holly Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holly Springs is Black, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holly Springs is Asian, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.89%
High School5.30%
Some College2.96%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.80%
Female Employed2.55%
Male Employed0.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Holly Springs Income

Holly Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$104,822$120,745
Families$115,216$131,756
Married Families$124,486-
Non Families$51,026$63,418

Holly Springs Marital Status

Holly Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Holly Springs Married by Age and Sex

Holly Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Holly Springs Marital Status by Race

Holly Springs Veterans

1,495

Number of Veterans

1,182

Male Veterans

313

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War443
Second Gulf War370
Vietnam255
Korea70
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54696
55 to 64247
75+200
65 to 74189
18 to 34163
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2076.86%
Black2146.74%
Hispanic412.80%
Other408.73%
2 or More347.23%

$Holly Springs Veterans by Education

1.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holly Springs Employment Status

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Holly Springs 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

38.48%

Born in North Carolina

92.38%

Native Born

7.62%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.38% of Holly Springs residents were born in the United States, with 38.48% having been born in North Carolina. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,4811,8664.83%
201938,6151,8665.08%
201836,7491,5924.53%
201735,1571,8665.61%
201633,2911,9276.14%
201531,3641,1953.96%
201430,1691,2224.22%
201328,9472,0377.57%
201226,9101,1014.27%
201125,8098743.51%
201024,93515,74310.49%
20009,1920.00%