Mebane, North Carolina Population 2022

19,077
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Mebane is a city located in Alamance County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 19,077, it is the 53rd largest city in North Carolina and the 2393rd largest city in the United States. Mebane is currently growing at a rate of 3.47% annually and its population has increased by 7.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,797 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Mebane has a population density of 1,958 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mebane is $72,978 with a poverty rate of 10.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mebane is 34.7 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Mebane Demographics

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

  • White: 64.74%
  • Black or African American: 26.27%
  • Two or more races: 4.05%
  • Other race: 2.67%
  • Asian: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mebane, North Carolina is 19,077 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,797.

Mebane, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

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Mebane Population by Race

Mebane Population Pyramid 2022

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Mebane Median Age

35.3


Total

33.9


Male

36.1


Female

Mebane Adults

There are 11,218 adults, (1,876 of whom are seniors) in Mebane.

Mebane Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mebane Sex Ratio

Female

8,710

55.96%

Male

6,854

44.04%

Mebane Population by Age

Mebane Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mebane Household Types

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mebane Households and Families

3.24

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Mebane Households by Type

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Mebane Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mebane Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 85.66%.

Mebane Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,420

Average Earnings

$46,995

Average Male

$36,237

Average Female

Mebane Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mebane Language by Age

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Mebane Language

90.68% of Mebane residents speak only English, while 9.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.11% of the population.

Mebane Language

Mebane Poverty by Race

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10.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.58%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mebane

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mebane is Multiple, with 19.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mebane is Hispanic, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.20%.

Mebane Poverty

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Mebane Poverty Rate by Education

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Mebane Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mebane Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Mebane Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mebane Married by Age and Sex

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Mebane 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.

Mebane Marital Status by Race

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Mebane Marital Status

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821

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Mebane Veterans by War

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Mebane Veterans by Age

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Mebane Veterans by Race

Mebane Veterans by Education

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2.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mebane Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mebane Employment by Age

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Mebane Employment by Race

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Mebane 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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57.77%

Born in Mebane

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

3.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.24% of Mebane residents were born in the United States, with 57.77% having been born in North Carolina. 2.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mebane Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Mebane Population by Year