Maxton, North Carolina Population 2020

2,334

Maxton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,334, it is the 237th largest city in North Carolina and the 7060th largest city in the United States. Maxton is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -3.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,426 in 2010. Maxton reached it's highest population of 2,452 in 2012. Spanning over 3 miles, Maxton has a population density of 864 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maxton is $34,459 with a poverty rate of 41.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $463 per month, and the median house value is $81,200. The median age in Maxton is 39 years, 32.6 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.7 males.

Maxton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.37%
  • White: 17.36%
  • Native American: 12.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Maxton, North Carolina is 2,334, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,368.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,426.

Maxton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,73069.37%
White43317.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native31312.55%
Two or More Races150.60%
Asian30.12%

Maxton Population Pyramid 2020

Maxton Median Age

39


Total

32.6


Male

44.2


Female

Maxton Adults

There are 1,886 adults, (414 of whom are seniors) in Maxton.

Maxton Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Maxton Sex Ratio

Female

1,365

54.73%

Male

1,129

45.27%

Maxton Households and Families

Maxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Maxton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.2%20.8%
Married78.5%21.5%
All49.4%50.6%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female25.6%74.4%

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9662.5749.4
Non Family3601.1445.6
Female3083.625.6
Married2743.278.5
Male243.5479.2

3.38

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Maxton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1066.25%
9th to 12th Grade21912.92%
High School Graduate64137.82%
Some College48028.32%
Associates Degree1307.67%
Bachelors Degree824.84%
Graduate Degree372.18%

Maxton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,14890482
White36031331
Native American178144
Multiple Races663
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,143$30,652$24,844
Less Than High School$21,083$20,938$
High School Grad$21,953$32,857$18,462
Some College$29,539$30,380$27,083
Bachelors Degree$36,324$37,125$35,179
Graduate Degree$43,889$$

$27,143

Average Earnings

$30,652

Average Male

$24,844

Average Female

Maxton Language

Maxton Language by Age

Maxton Language

99.49% of Maxton residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Maxton Poverty

Maxton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,73078645.43%
Native31315950.80%
White4338820.32%

41.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.47%

Male Poverty Rate

44.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maxton is Native, with 50.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maxton is White, with 20.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School58.77%
High School42.90%
Some College21.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.54%
Female Employed23.43%
Male Employed8.17%
Male Unemployed6.94%

Maxton Income

Maxton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,083$34,459
Families$32,826$42,210
Married Families$55,795-
Non Families$12,036$20,325

Maxton Marital Status

Maxton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Maxton Married by Age and Sex

Maxton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Maxton Marital Status by Race

Maxton Veterans

109

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War26
World War II6
Korea5
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6429
75+25
35 to 5423
65 to 7422
18 to 3410
Name Veterans % of Total
White6116.31%
Black453.48%
2 or More337.50%

$Maxton Veterans by Education

3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maxton Employment Status

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

33.5%

Employment Rate

19.9%

Unemployment Rate

Maxton 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

80.83%

Born in North Carolina

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.28% of Maxton residents were born in the United States, with 80.83% having been born in North Carolina. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,334-17-0.72%
20192,351-17-0.72%
20182,368-19-0.80%
20172,387-17-0.71%
20162,404-21-0.87%
20152,425-13-0.53%
20142,438-6-0.25%
20132,444-8-0.33%
20122,45210.04%
20112,45190.37%
20102,4420.00%