Myrtle Grove, North Carolina Population 2024

12,265

Myrtle Grove is a city located in New Hanover County North Carolina. Myrtle Grove has a 2024 population of 12,265. Myrtle Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,921 in 2020.

The average household income in Myrtle Grove is $123,488 with a poverty rate of 5.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Myrtle Grove is 41.9 years, 40.4 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Myrtle Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Myrtle Grove was:

  • White: 92.14%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Black or African American: 3.15%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,828.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.89% (344)
The current population of Myrtle Grove, North Carolina is 12,265 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,921.

Myrtle Grove, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,14392.14%
Two or more races4884.04%
Black or African American3813.15%
Other race370.31%
Native American270.22%
Asian170.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Myrtle Grove Population by Race

Myrtle Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Myrtle Grove Median Age

41.9

Total

40.4

Male

43.2

Female

Myrtle Grove Adults

There are 9,119 adults, (2,075 of whom are seniors) in Myrtle Grove.

Myrtle Grove Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Myrtle Grove Sex Ratio

Female6,20251.29%
Male5,89148.71%

Myrtle Grove Population by Age

Myrtle Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5232.6484.915.1
Married2,9923.0988.611.4
Non Family1,1111.217624
Female2782.8982.717.3
Male1424.0682.417.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Myrtle Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1291.52%
9th to 12th Grade3223.79%
High School Graduate1,27915.05%
Some College1,54118.14%
Associates Degree1,19314.04%
Bachelors Degree2,67531.48%
Graduate Degree1,35815.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Myrtle Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Myrtle Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,8537,4163,758
Black28026787
2+ Races259259135
Hispanic17517463
Other Race37360
Native American272715
Asian171714

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 82.35%.

Myrtle Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,494$71,916$54,063
Less Than 9th Grade$48,993$49,491$34,205
High School Graduate$77,553$77,696$63,603
Some College$37,472$49,241$36,137
Bachelors Degree$77,212$106,364$65,446
Graduate Degree$79,167$84,625$76,445

$63,494

Average Earnings

$71,916

Average Male

$54,063

Average Female

Myrtle Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Myrtle Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Myrtle Grove Language

96.81% of Myrtle Grove residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.9% of the population.

Myrtle Grove Language

Myrtle Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,8985885.4%
Black3606116.94%
Other372772.97%
Hispanic2552710.59%
Multiple488224.51%

5.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.91%

Male Poverty Rate

5.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Myrtle Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Myrtle Grove is Other, with 72.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Myrtle Grove is Multiple, with 4.51% 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 7.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.04%.

Myrtle Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.51%
Some College8.96%
High School7.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Myrtle Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.61%
Male Employed1.93%
Female Employed1.62%
Male Unemployed0%

Myrtle Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Myrtle Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$108,363$123,488
Families$117,789$140,061
Married Families$118,442$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,313$63,776

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Myrtle Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

64.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Myrtle Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Myrtle Grove 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 45-54.

Myrtle Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Myrtle Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,141

Number of Veterans

855

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War512
Vietnam305
First Gulf War273
Korea32
World War II0

Myrtle Grove Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54554
75+219
65 to 74214
55 to 64132
18 to 3422

Myrtle Grove Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,05612.65%
Hispanic4525.71%
2+ Races4414.43%
Black3211.31%
Other Race924.32%

Myrtle Grove Veterans by Race

Myrtle Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Myrtle Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Myrtle Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Myrtle Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Myrtle Grove 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

46.56%

Born in Myrtle Grove

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Myrtle Grove residents were born in the United States, with 46.56% having been born in North Carolina. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Myrtle Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,265860.71%
202312,179860.71%
202212,0934213.61%
202111,672-249-2.09%
202011,9211,16810.86%
201910,7531901.8%
201810,563-47-0.44%
201710,6107387.48%
20169,87290010.03%
20158,972-58-0.64%
20149,0304915.75%
20138,539-113-1.31%
20128,652-96-1.1%
20118,748-127-1.43%
20108,87500%

Myrtle Grove Population by Year