Mount Gilead, North Carolina Population 2024

1,169

Mount Gilead is a city located in Montgomery County North Carolina. Mount Gilead has a 2024 population of 1,169. Mount Gilead is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,166 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Gilead is $61,053 with a poverty rate of 16.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Gilead is 46.4 years, 30.6 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Mount Gilead Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.64%
  • White: 39.27%
  • Asian: 8.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
335.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.26% (3)
The current population of Mount Gilead, North Carolina is 1,169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,166.

Mount Gilead, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American55250.64%
White42839.27%
Asian928.44%
Two or more races121.1%
Native American60.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mount Gilead Population by Race

Mount Gilead Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Gilead Median Age

46.4

Total

30.6

Male

46.9

Female

Mount Gilead Adults

There are 901 adults, (219 of whom are seniors) in Mount Gilead.

Mount Gilead Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Gilead Sex Ratio

Female58153.3%
Male50946.7%

Mount Gilead Population by Age

Mount Gilead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3712.8752.847.2
Married1603.473.126.9
Female1263.4428.671.4
Non Family85050.649.4
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.32

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Gilead 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

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,287

Average Earnings

$31,607

Average Male

$26,387

Average Female

Mount Gilead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Gilead Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Gilead Language

91.14% of Mount Gilead residents speak only English, while 8.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.86% of the population.

Mount Gilead Language

Mount Gilead Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41415336.96%
Black551285.08%
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16.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.62%

Male Poverty Rate

15.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Gilead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Gilead is White, with 36.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Gilead is Black, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.09%.

Mount Gilead Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.79%
Some College9.16%
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.53%
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Mount Gilead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed9.09%
Female Employed7.99%
Male Unemployed
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Mount Gilead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Gilead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Gilead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Gilead Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Gilead 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 55-64.

Mount Gilead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Gilead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Mount Gilead Veterans by War

count

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Mount Gilead Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Gilead Veterans by Race

Mount Gilead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Gilead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Gilead Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Gilead Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Gilead 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

80.55%

Born in Mount Gilead

91.56%

Native Born

8.44%

Foreign Born

8.44%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.56% of Mount Gilead residents were born in the United States, with 80.55% having been born in North Carolina. 8.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Gilead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,17410.09%
20281,17310.09%
20271,17210.09%
20261,17110.09%
20251,17010.09%
20241,16910.09%
20231,16810.09%
20221,16710.09%
20211,166
20201,166221.92%
20191,144
20181,144-4-0.35%
20171,148-4-0.35%
20161,152-7-0.6%
20151,15930.26%
20141,156-9-0.77%
20131,165-3-0.26%
20121,168-8-0.68%
20111,176-2-0.17%
20101,178
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Mount Gilead Population by Year