Maxton, North Carolina Population 2024

2,104

Maxton is a city located in Robeson County and Scotland County North Carolina. Maxton has a 2024 population of 2,104. Maxton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,106 in 2020.

The average household income in Maxton is $36,658 with a poverty rate of 39.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Maxton is 33.2 years, 33.8 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Maxton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.91%
  • Native American: 18%
  • White: 15.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.35%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
778.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.09% (-2)
The current population of Maxton, North Carolina is 2,104 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,106.

Maxton, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,47063.91%
Native American41418%
White34715.09%
Two or more races542.35%
Other race140.61%
Asian10.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Native American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Maxton Population by Race

Maxton Population Pyramid 2024

Maxton Median Age

33.2

Total

33.8

Male

32.7

Female

Maxton Adults

There are 1,558 adults, (367 of whom are seniors) in Maxton.

Maxton Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Maxton Sex Ratio

Female1,22353.17%
Male1,07746.83%

Maxton Population by Age

Maxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9062.5343.756.3
Non Family3791.1238.861.2
Female2413.9526.173.9
Married2163.1981.518.5
Male703.2114.385.7
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3.48

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

43.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Maxton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Maxton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maxton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 22.22%.

Maxton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,196

Average Earnings

$35,500

Average Male

$25,959

Average Female

Maxton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maxton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Maxton Language

99.33% of Maxton residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Maxton Language

Maxton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,47053736.53%
Native40123558.6%
White3378424.93%
Multiple544074.07%
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39.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.27%

Male Poverty Rate

41.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maxton is Multiple, with 74.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maxton is White, with 24.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.08%.

Maxton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School38.97%
Less Than 9th Grade37.16%
Some College22.03%
Bachelors or Greater
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Maxton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.52%
Male Unemployed35.29%
Male Employed14.38%
Female Employed11.08%
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Maxton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maxton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Maxton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Maxton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Maxton 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 Over 65.

Maxton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Maxton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

107

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Maxton Veterans by War

count

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Maxton Veterans by Age

count

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Maxton Veterans by Race

Maxton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maxton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.9%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Maxton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Maxton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Maxton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.96%

Born in Maxton

99.96%

Native Born

0.04%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.96% of Maxton residents were born in the United States, with 80.96% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Maxton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,104
20282,104
20272,104
20262,104
20252,104
20242,104
20232,104
20222,104
20212,104-2-0.09%
20202,106-235-10.04%
20192,341-29-1.22%
20182,370-18-0.75%
20172,388-19-0.79%
20162,407-22-0.91%
20152,429-14-0.57%
20142,443-4-0.16%
20132,447-11-0.45%
20122,45820.08%
20112,45690.37%
20102,447
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Maxton Population by Year