Maxton, North Carolina Population 2021

2,298
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Maxton is a city located in Robeson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,298, it is the 242nd largest city in North Carolina and the 7118th largest city in the United States . Maxton is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,426 in 2010. Maxton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Maxton has a population density of 850 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maxton is $36,505 with a poverty rate of 40.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $536 per month, and the median house value is $78,100. The median age in Maxton is 40 years, 40.6 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Maxton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maxtonwas:

  • Black or African American: 66.69%
  • White: 17.54%
  • Native American: 14.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Maxton, North Carolina is 2,298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,346.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,426.

Maxton, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,70066.69%
White44717.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native37214.59%
Two or More Races271.06%
Asian30.12%
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Maxton Population by Race

Maxton Population Pyramid $2021

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Maxton Median Age

40


Total

40.6


Male

39.6


Female

Maxton Adults

There are 1,934 adults, (458 of whom are seniors) in Maxton.

Maxton Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Maxton Sex Ratio

Female

1,419

55.67%

Male

1,130

44.33%

Maxton Population by Age

Maxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maxton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female22.8%77.2%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Male46.4%53.6%
All49.4%50.6%
Married83.1%16.9%

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maxton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0062.5249.4
Non Family3621.1344.8
Female2983.5622.8
Married2903.0783.1
Male563.1646.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Maxton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade935.37%
9th to 12th Grade24914.38%
High School Graduate59334.24%
Some College51529.73%
Associates Degree1357.79%
Bachelors Degree945.43%
Graduate Degree533.06%
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Maxton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maxton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,17693181
White35831238
Native American17512418
Hispanic17177
2+ Races1313
Asian333

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

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

Maxton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,307$29,565$23,698
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,917$22,240$16,750
Some College$26,250$29,779$23,203
Bachelors Degree$37,125$$46,094
Graduate Degree$48,194$$47,986

$26,307

Average Earnings

$29,565

Average Male

$23,698

Average Female

Maxton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maxton Language by Age

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Maxton Language

98.96% of Maxton residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Maxton Language

Maxton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,70071842.24%
Native37218248.92%
White44010924.77%
Multiple271866.67%

40.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.52%

Male Poverty Rate

42.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maxton is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maxton is White, with 24.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.01%.

Maxton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.91%
High School45.53%
Some College20.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Maxton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.94%
Female Employed22.94%
Male Unemployed10.00%
Male Employed7.32%

Maxton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maxton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,800$36,505
Families$37,500$44,789
Married Families$57,857-
Non Families$11,954$19,808
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Income by Household Type

Maxton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Maxton Married by Age and Sex

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Maxton 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 45-54.

Maxton Marital Status by Race

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Maxton Marital Status

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169

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War48
Second Gulf War43
World War II6
Korea6

Maxton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7451
55 to 6442
75+31
35 to 5431
18 to 3414

Maxton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black916.87%
White7118.64%
Hispanic741.18%
2+ Races746.67%

Maxton Veterans by Race

Maxton Veterans by Education

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4.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maxton Veterans by Education

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42.4%

Labor Force Participation

36%

Employment Rate

15.1%

Unemployment Rate

Maxton Employment by Age

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Maxton Employment by Race

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Maxton 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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79.64%

Born in Maxton

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Maxton residents were born in the United States, with 79.64% having been born in North Carolina. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Maxton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,298-24-1.03%
20202,322-24-1.02%
20192,346-24-1.01%
20182,370-21-0.88%
20172,391-17-0.71%
20162,408-22-0.91%
20152,430-13-0.53%
20142,443-7-0.29%
20132,450-9-0.37%
20122,45910.04%
20112,45880.33%
20102,4500.00%

Maxton Population by Year