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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mebanewas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mebane
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.