Mount Holly, North Carolina Population 2020

16,843
Loading...

Mount Holly is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 16,843, it is the 59th largest city in North Carolina and the 2121st largest city in the United States. Mount Holly is currently growing at a rate of 2.15% annually and its population has increased by 23.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,656 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Mount Holly has a population density of 1,551 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Holly is $74,012 with a poverty rate of 9.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $163,900. The median age in Mount Holly is 36.9 years, 34.7 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Mount Holly Demographics

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

  • White: 75.86%
  • Black or African American: 16.59%
  • Other race: 3.82%
  • Asian: 3.01%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Holly, North Carolina is 16,843, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,135.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,656.

Mount Holly, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,61175.86%
Black or African American2,53916.59%
Some Other Race5853.82%
Asian4603.01%
Two or More Races930.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.11%
Loading...

Mount Holly Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

Mount Holly Median Age

36.9


Total

34.7


Male

39.1


Female

Mount Holly Adults

There are 11,941 adults, (1,986 of whom are seniors) in Mount Holly.

Mount Holly Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Holly Sex Ratio

Female

7,849

51.28%

Male

7,456

48.72%

Mount Holly Households and Families

Mount Holly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Mount Holly Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All66.2%33.8%
Male51.8%48.3%
Non Family49%51%
Female42.4%57.6%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9912.5566.2
Married2,6033.2390.1
Non Family2,2091.2549
Female7793.3842.4
Male4003.7151.8

3.2

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

Mount Holly Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3493.35%
9th to 12th Grade6786.52%
High School Graduate3,00428.87%
Some College2,39022.97%
Associates Degree1,14410.99%
Bachelors Degree1,86817.95%
Graduate Degree9729.34%
Loading...

Mount Holly Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8867,1912,204
Black1,6651,446375
Hispanic50740061
Asian281281179
Other Race2141785
Multiple Races333316
Native American1711

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.70%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,533$48,801$34,098
Less Than High School$20,000$19,480$31,750
High School Grad$34,778$38,673$26,232
Some College$41,698$48,468$33,896
Bachelors Degree$51,783$61,964$38,787
Graduate Degree$59,554$65,595$45,446

$40,533

Average Earnings

$48,801

Average Male

$34,098

Average Female

Mount Holly Language

Mount Holly Language by Age

Loading...

Mount Holly Language

91.78% of Mount Holly residents speak only English, while 8.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Mount Holly Poverty

Mount Holly Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0671,0369.36%
Black2,53025310.00%
Hispanic1,03214413.95%
Other58513422.91%
Native17635.29%

9.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.60%

Male Poverty Rate

10.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Holly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Holly is Native, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Holly is White, with 9.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.60%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.76%
High School12.94%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.61%
Male Unemployed21.50%
Female Employed5.28%
Male Employed4.53%

Mount Holly Income

Mount Holly Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$55,880$74,012
Families$71,377$85,003
Married Families$90,828-
Non Families$36,140$51,022
Loading...

Mount Holly Marital Status

Mount Holly Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Holly Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Mount Holly 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 Holly Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Mount Holly Veterans

Loading...

812

Number of Veterans

764

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam327
First Gulf War156
Second Gulf War124
Korea78
World War II31
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74258
35 to 54216
75+140
55 to 64123
18 to 3475
Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White7317.88%
Black663.46%
Hispanic303.99%
Asian154.90%

Mount Holly Veterans by Education

Loading...

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Holly Employment Status

Loading...

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

59.85%

Born in North Carolina

93.32%

Native Born

6.68%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

2.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.32% of Mount Holly residents were born in the United States, with 59.85% having been born in North Carolina. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,8433542.15%
201916,4893542.19%
201816,1355323.41%
201715,6033542.32%
201615,2493282.20%
201514,9213422.35%
201414,5792651.85%
201314,3142501.78%
201214,0641981.43%
201113,8662081.52%
201013,6584,0403.57%
20009,6181,9082.24%
19907,7103,1805.46%
19804,530-577-1.19%
19705,1071,0702.38%
19604,0370.00%