Moravian Falls, North Carolina Population 2021

1,802
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Moravian Falls is a city located in Wilkes County North Carolina. Moravian Falls has a 2020 population of 1,802. Moravian Falls is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,901 in 2010. Moravian Falls reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Moravian Falls is $63,759 with a poverty rate of 10.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $166,400. The median age in Moravian Falls is 55 years, 57.5 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Moravian Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moravian Fallswas:

  • White: 93.62%
  • Black or African American: 4.16%
  • Native American: 1.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Moravian Falls, North Carolina is 1,802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,802.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,901.

Moravian Falls, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,68793.62%
Black or African American754.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native261.44%
Two or More Races140.78%
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Moravian Falls Population by Race

Moravian Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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Moravian Falls Median Age

55


Total

57.5


Male

45.8


Female

Moravian Falls Adults

There are 1,562 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in Moravian Falls.

Moravian Falls Age Dependency

89.3

Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Moravian Falls Sex Ratio

Female

903

50.11%

Male

899

49.89%

Moravian Falls Population by Age

Moravian Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moravian Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family60.3%39.7%
All82.2%17.8%
Married96.4%3.6%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moravian Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8742.0682.2
Married4482.5996.4
Non Family3531.1960.3
Female673.12100
Male61.83100

2.61

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Moravian Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade483.30%
High School Graduate59640.93%
Some College39827.34%
Associates Degree1198.17%
Bachelors Degree21014.42%
Graduate Degree855.84%
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Moravian Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moravian Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2561,250283
Hispanic188146
Black7575
Native American121212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Moravian Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,068$40,530$38,988
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,436$40,262$42,627
Some College$32,426$41,301$
Bachelors Degree$61,005$$62,147
Graduate Degree$$$

$40,068

Average Earnings

$40,530

Average Male

$38,988

Average Female

Moravian Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moravian Falls Language by Age

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Moravian Falls Language

78.92% of Moravian Falls residents speak only English, while 21.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.08% of the population.

Moravian Falls Language

Moravian Falls Poverty by Race

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10.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.90%

Male Poverty Rate

7.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moravian Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moravian Falls is White, with 13.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moravian Falls is White, with 13.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.75%.

Moravian Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.78%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Moravian Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.71%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed20.29%

Moravian Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moravian Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,782$63,759
Families$68,403$80,816
Married Families$64,063-
Non Families$43,038$37,965
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Income by Household Type

Moravian Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Moravian Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Moravian Falls Marriage

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

Moravian Falls Marital Status by Race

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Moravian Falls Marital Status

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137

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
Korea18
Vietnam15
World War II
First Gulf War

Moravian Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6449
35 to 5439
75+34
65 to 7415
18 to 34

Moravian Falls Veterans by Age

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Moravian Falls Veterans by Race

Moravian Falls Veterans by Education

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28.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moravian Falls Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Moravian Falls Employment by Age

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Moravian Falls Employment by Race

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Moravian Falls 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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72.64%

Born in Moravian Falls

89.79%

Native Born

10.21%

Foreign Born

10.21%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.79% of Moravian Falls residents were born in the United States, with 72.64% having been born in North Carolina. 10.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moravian Falls Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,8020.00%
20201,8020.00%
20191,802-195-9.76%
20181,997-203-9.23%
20172,20021010.55%
20161,99042627.24%
20151,564100.64%
20141,554-179-10.33%
20131,73341531.49%
20121,318-75-5.38%
20111,393-508-26.72%
20101,9010.00%

Moravian Falls Population by Year