Holly Springs, North Carolina Population 2021

40,050
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Holly Springs is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 40,050, it is the 26th largest city in North Carolina and the 981st largest city in the United States . Holly Springs is currently growing at a rate of 2.87% annually and its population has increased by 62.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,661 in 2010. Holly Springs reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 17 miles, Holly Springs has a population density of 2,350 people per square mile.

The average household income in Holly Springs is $130,292 with a poverty rate of 3.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,416 per month, and the median house value is $320,900. The median age in Holly Springs is 35.5 years, 36 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Holly Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 78.20%
  • Black or African American: 11.66%
  • Two or more races: 4.95%
  • Asian: 2.80%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Holly Springs, North Carolina is 40,050 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,812.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,661.

Holly Springs, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,27378.20%
Black or African American4,06511.66%
Two or More Races1,7264.95%
Asian9762.80%
Some Other Race7062.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.07%
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Holly Springs Population by Race

Holly Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Holly Springs Median Age

35.5


Total

36


Male

35


Female

Holly Springs Adults

There are 23,271 adults, (2,631 of whom are seniors) in Holly Springs.

Holly Springs Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Holly Springs Sex Ratio

Female

18,361

52.65%

Male

16,513

47.35%

Holly Springs Population by Age

Holly Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Holly Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female66.1%33.9%
Male73.3%26.7%
All82.5%17.5%
Married89.3%10.7%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Holly Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2023.1182.5
Married7,8313.5289.3
Non Family1,8951.3365.5
Female1,0673.3166.1
Male409373.3

3.42

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

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Holly Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3661.72%
9th to 12th Grade5132.41%
High School Graduate2,48211.66%
Some College3,63517.08%
Associates Degree1,9229.03%
Bachelors Degree8,54640.15%
Graduate Degree3,82117.95%
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Holly Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holly Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,11515,94310,244
Black2,6442,247950
Hispanic1,2421,047425
Asian605490379
2+ Races533533329
Other Race43732085
Native American454536
Islander2323

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%.

Holly Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,976$84,397$45,621
Less Than 9th Grade$36,932$$
High School Graduate$38,567$44,181$32,667
Some College$45,421$54,185$31,241
Bachelors Degree$75,102$98,393$49,868
Graduate Degree$90,849$116,250$66,250

$62,976

Average Earnings

$84,397

Average Male

$45,621

Average Female

Holly Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holly Springs Language by Age

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Holly Springs Language

91.39% of Holly Springs residents speak only English, while 8.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Holly Springs Language

Holly Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,5197502.94%
Black4,0653087.58%
Hispanic2,3041064.60%
Asian976292.97%

3.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

3.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holly Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holly Springs is Black, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holly Springs is White, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.12%.

Holly Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.36%
High School2.90%
Some College2.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%

Holly Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.03%
Female Unemployed4.55%
Female Employed2.79%
Male Employed0.51%

Holly Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holly Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$112,029$130,292
Families$121,998$141,632
Married Families$131,305-
Non Families$53,363$67,113
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Income by Household Type

Holly Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Holly Springs Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Holly Springs Marital Status

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1,737

Number of Veterans

1,407

Male Veterans

330

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War507
Second Gulf War462
Vietnam359
Korea64
World War II

Holly Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54812
55 to 64251
75+247
65 to 74232
18 to 34195

Holly Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4467.91%
Black1805.94%
Hispanic714.68%
Other Race6913.37%
2+ Races426.31%

Holly Springs Veterans by Race

Holly Springs Veterans by Education

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0.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holly Springs Veterans by Education

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72.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Holly Springs Employment by Age

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Holly Springs Employment by Race

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Holly Springs 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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37.95%

Born in Holly Springs

92.80%

Native Born

7.20%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

4.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.80% of Holly Springs residents were born in the United States, with 37.95% having been born in North Carolina. 2.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Holly Springs Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,0501,1192.87%
202038,9311,1192.96%
201937,8121,1193.05%
201836,6931,5464.40%
201735,1471,8545.57%
201633,2931,9246.13%
201531,3691,1883.94%
201430,1811,2174.20%
201328,9642,0307.54%
201226,9341,0954.24%
201125,8398753.51%
201024,96415,77210.51%
20009,1920.00%

Holly Springs Population by Year