Mebane, North Carolina Population 2021

17,472
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Mebane is a city located in Alamance County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 17,472, it is the 56th largest city in North Carolina and the 2070th largest city in the United States . Mebane is currently growing at a rate of 3.59% annually and its population has increased by 53.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,393 in 2010. Mebane reached it's highest population of 17,472 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Mebane has a population density of 1,793 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mebane is $72,978 with a poverty rate of 11.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $937 per month, and the median house value is $189,600. 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 Mebane was:

  • White: 66.74%
  • Black or African American: 24.70%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mebane, North Carolina is 17,472 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,657.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,393.

Mebane, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,97966.74%
Black or African American3,69324.70%
Two or More Races4583.06%
Some Other Race4412.95%
Asian3482.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.22%
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Mebane Population by Race

Mebane Population Pyramid $2021

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Mebane Median Age

34.7


Total

33.4


Male

36.3


Female

Mebane Adults

There are 10,614 adults, (1,587 of whom are seniors) in Mebane.

Mebane Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mebane Sex Ratio

Female

8,054

53.87%

Male

6,898

46.13%

Mebane Population by Age

Mebane Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mebane Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family45%55%
Female38.3%61.7%
Male24.4%75.6%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mebane Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7632.5961.9
Married2,7673.3883.4
Non Family2,0181.1345
Female7983.2738.3
Male1803.7924.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Mebane Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2062.11%
9th to 12th Grade3623.71%
High School Graduate2,03320.81%
Some College2,22322.76%
Associates Degree1,05010.75%
Bachelors Degree2,73227.97%
Graduate Degree1,16211.90%
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Mebane Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mebane Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,4726,2102,598
Black2,3402,219878
Hispanic508373145
Asian273239207
Other Race24913614
2+ Races15814272
Native American333310

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 75.82%.

Mebane Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,373$49,834$36,431
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$47,905$
High School Graduate$27,279$40,208$18,015
Some College$37,772$49,107$34,012
Bachelors Degree$51,055$50,842$51,125
Graduate Degree$51,955$84,554$48,568

$42,373

Average Earnings

$49,834

Average Male

$36,431

Average Female

Mebane Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mebane Language by Age

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Mebane Language

90.30% of Mebane residents speak only English, while 9.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.08% of the population.

Mebane Language

Mebane Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4058839.39%
Black3,63960816.71%
Hispanic1,034817.83%
Multiple4585010.92%
Asian3484111.78%

11.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.49%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mebane

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mebane is Black, with 16.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mebane is Hispanic, with 7.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.23%.

Mebane Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.05%
High School19.33%
Some College7.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.57%

Mebane Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.39%
Male Unemployed26.29%
Female Employed4.55%
Male Employed1.37%

Mebane Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mebane Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,726$72,978
Families$81,004$87,277
Married Families$95,254-
Non Families$33,870$44,437
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Income by Household Type

Mebane Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

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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760

Number of Veterans

700

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War238
Second Gulf War227
Vietnam179
Korea15
World War II13

Mebane Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54345
65 to 74161
18 to 34123
55 to 6476
75+55

Mebane Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6058.26%
Black1003.98%
Hispanic559.53%
2+ Races2916.11%
Asian165.86%
Native American1030.30%

Mebane Veterans by Race

Mebane Veterans by Education

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2.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mebane Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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57.18%

Born in Mebane

93.41%

Native Born

6.59%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

3.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.41% of Mebane residents were born in the United States, with 57.18% having been born in North Carolina. 2.76% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,4726053.59%
202016,8676053.72%
201916,2626053.86%
201815,6576064.03%
201715,0519396.65%
201614,1124353.18%
201513,6773762.83%
201413,3013032.33%
201312,9982792.19%
201212,7193803.08%
201112,3397856.79%
201011,5544,2704.72%
20007,2842,5304.36%
19904,7541,9725.50%
19802,7820.00%

Mebane Population by Year