Nashville, North Carolina Population 2024

5,757

Nashville is a city located in Nash County North Carolina. Nashville has a 2024 population of 5,757. It is also the county seat of Nash County.Nashville is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,646 in 2020.

The average household income in Nashville is $74,581 with a poverty rate of 21.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nashville is 40.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Nashville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.7%
  • White: 35.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
4.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,226.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.97% (111)
The current population of Nashville, North Carolina is 5,757 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,646.

Nashville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,47061.7%
White2,00535.65%
Two or more races1111.97%
Asian380.68%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Nashville Population by Race

Nashville Population Pyramid 2024

Nashville Median Age

40.7

Total

39.4

Male

42

Female

Nashville Adults

There are 4,287 adults, (1,095 of whom are seniors) in Nashville.

Nashville Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Nashville Sex Ratio

Female3,27558.23%
Male2,34941.77%

Nashville Population by Age

Nashville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2972.456.943.1
Married8342.5382.917.1
Non Family7191.349.850.2
Female6373.2940.359.7
Male1073.50100
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nashville 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

Nashville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nashville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Nashville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,964

Average Earnings

$45,250

Average Male

$34,002

Average Female

Nashville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nashville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nashville Language

99.2% of Nashville residents speak only English, while 0.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Nashville Language

Nashville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,42699929.16%
White1,93420610.65%
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21.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.97%

Male Poverty Rate

22.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nashville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nashville is Black, with 29.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nashville is White, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.64%.

Nashville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.36%
High School19.29%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater
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Nashville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.69%
Female Employed12.6%
Male Employed2.84%
Female Unemployed
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Nashville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nashville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nashville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Nashville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nashville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nashville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nashville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

227

Number of Veterans

223

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Nashville Veterans by War

count

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Nashville Veterans by Age

count

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Nashville Veterans by Race

Nashville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

34.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nashville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Nashville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nashville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nashville 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

85.74%

Born in Nashville

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Nashville residents were born in the United States, with 85.74% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nashville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,912310.53%
20285,881310.53%
20275,850310.53%
20265,819310.54%
20255,788310.54%
20245,757310.54%
20235,726310.54%
20225,695310.55%
20215,664180.32%
20205,6461202.17%
20195,526130.24%
20185,513140.25%
20175,499130.24%
20165,48690.16%
20155,477-67-1.21%
20145,54420.04%
20135,542-21-0.38%
20125,563-14-0.25%
20115,57720.04%
20105,5751,26629.38%
20004,30969219.13%
19903,61793935.06%
19802,678
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Nashville Population by Year