Mount Gilead, North Carolina Population 2020

1,142

Mount Gilead is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,142, it is the 321st largest city in North Carolina and the 9796th largest city in the United States. Mount Gilead is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -3.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,181 in 2010. Mount Gilead reached it's highest population of 1,179 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Mount Gilead has a population density of 327 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Gilead is $47,022 with a poverty rate of 24.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $98,100. The median age in Mount Gilead is 42.2 years, 37 years for males, and 46.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.5 males.

Mount Gilead Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.61%
  • White: 48.23%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Gilead, North Carolina is 1,142, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,148.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,181.

Mount Gilead, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American57649.61%
White56048.23%
Asian141.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.43%

Mount Gilead Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Gilead Median Age

42.2


Total

37


Male

46.9


Female

Mount Gilead Adults

There are 964 adults, (238 of whom are seniors) in Mount Gilead.

Mount Gilead Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Gilead Sex Ratio

Female

626

53.92%

Male

535

46.08%

Mount Gilead Households and Families

Mount Gilead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Gilead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.7%2.3%
All67.9%32.1%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family50%50%
Female44.3%55.7%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4672.4667.9
Non Family1761.0950
Married1763.1397.7
Female883.6644.3
Male273.1166.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Gilead Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade455.51%
9th to 12th Grade11113.59%
High School Graduate33841.37%
Some College14918.24%
Associates Degree819.91%
Bachelors Degree9011.02%
Graduate Degree30.37%

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41137279
Black39127414
Asian99
Native American66

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 white people with a rate of 19.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,859$33,235$25,250
Less Than High School$22,946$$
High School Grad$28,478$32,083$
Some College$27,442$61,667$26,429
Bachelors Degree$47,500$96,667$41,719
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,859

Average Earnings

$33,235

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Mount Gilead Language

Mount Gilead Language by Age

Mount Gilead Language

98.42% of Mount Gilead residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Mount Gilead Poverty

Mount Gilead Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black57514825.74%
White55713323.88%

24.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.64%

Male Poverty Rate

29.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Gilead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Gilead is Black, with 25.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Gilead is White, with 23.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 68.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.18%
High School17.75%
Some College16.96%
Bachelors or Greater13.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.26%
Male Unemployed28.13%
Female Employed18.65%
Male Employed7.32%

Mount Gilead Income

Mount Gilead Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,068$47,022
Families$59,653$63,328
Married Families$63,889-
Non Families$12,500$17,405

Mount Gilead Marital Status

Mount Gilead Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Gilead Married by Age and Sex

Mount Gilead 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.

Mount Gilead Marital Status by Race

Mount Gilead Veterans

102

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea23
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War9
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
75+39
55 to 6439
18 to 3410
35 to 549
65 to 745
Name Veterans % of Total
White6614.22%
Black367.50%

$Mount Gilead Veterans by Education

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Gilead Employment Status

48%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Gilead Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.91%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mount Gilead residents were born in the United States, with 86.91% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,142-3-0.26%
20191,145-3-0.26%
20181,148-6-0.52%
20171,154-3-0.26%
20161,157-7-0.60%
20151,16460.52%
20141,158-9-0.77%
20131,167-2-0.17%
20121,169-8-0.68%
20111,177-2-0.17%
20101,1790.00%