Lake Junaluska, North Carolina Population 2020

3,057

Lake Junaluska is a city located in North Carolina. Lake Junaluska has a 2020 population of 3,057. Lake Junaluska is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,734 in 2010. Lake Junaluska reached it's highest population of 3,108 in 2017.

The average household income in Lake Junaluska is $63,314 with a poverty rate of 8.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $786 per month, and the median house value is $247,000. The median age in Lake Junaluska is 55.2 years, 54.5 years for males, and 55.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.9 males.

Lake Junaluska Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Junaluska was:

  • White: 99.05%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Junaluska, North Carolina is 3,057, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,057.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,734.

Lake Junaluska, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,02899.05%
Some Other Race290.95%

Lake Junaluska Population Pyramid 2020

Lake Junaluska Median Age

55.2


Total

54.5


Male

55.7


Female

Lake Junaluska Adults

There are 2,653 adults, (1,033 of whom are seniors) in Lake Junaluska.

Lake Junaluska Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

63.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Junaluska Sex Ratio

Female

1,718

56.20%

Male

1,339

43.80%

Lake Junaluska Households and Families

Lake Junaluska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake Junaluska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
Female81.1%18.9%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Male0%0%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3872.275.8
Non Family6701.3168.4
Married5852.9983.2
Female1323.2481.1
Male00

2.99

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake Junaluska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1255.20%
High School Graduate68528.47%
Some College48320.07%
Associates Degree35314.67%
Bachelors Degree45118.74%
Graduate Degree30912.84%

Lake Junaluska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3772,252731
Hispanic292929
Other Race292929

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,119$33,654$27,848
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,105$23,147$
Some College$29,770$$32,554
Bachelors Degree$$59,674$
Graduate Degree$35,172$$29,891

$29,119

Average Earnings

$33,654

Average Male

$27,848

Average Female

Lake Junaluska Language

Lake Junaluska Language by Age

Lake Junaluska Language

98.37% of Lake Junaluska residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Lake Junaluska Poverty

Lake Junaluska Poverty by Race

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

8.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Junaluska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Junaluska is White, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Junaluska is White, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.60%
Some College9.21%
High School6.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.26%
Male Unemployed19.77%
Male Employed9.64%
Female Employed2.22%

Lake Junaluska Income

Lake Junaluska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,779$63,314
Families$81,588$87,185
Married Families$82,440-
Non Families$28,946$36,345

Lake Junaluska Marital Status

Lake Junaluska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Junaluska Married by Age and Sex

Lake Junaluska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Junaluska Marital Status by Race

Lake Junaluska Veterans

444

Number of Veterans

444

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Korea69
World War II68
Second Gulf War49
First Gulf War18
Age Group Veterans
75+247
65 to 74108
35 to 5434
18 to 3431
55 to 6424

$Lake Junaluska Veterans by Education

8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Junaluska Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Junaluska 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

52.14%

Born in North Carolina

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.48% of Lake Junaluska residents were born in the United States, with 52.14% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,0570.00%
20193,0570.00%
20183,057-51-1.64%
20173,1081786.08%
20162,9302489.25%
20152,6822108.50%
20142,472-219-8.14%
20132,691-316-10.51%
20123,0071776.25%
20112,830963.51%
20102,7340.00%