Nashville, North Carolina Population 2020

5,559

Nashville is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,559, it is the 128th largest city in North Carolina and the 4474th largest city in the United States. Nashville is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,352 in 2010. Nashville reached it's highest population of 5,594 in 2011. Spanning over 5 miles, Nashville has a population density of 1,185 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nashville is $68,690 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $136,900. The median age in Nashville is 45.9 years, 34.6 years for males, and 50.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.3 males.

Nashville Demographics

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

  • White: 57.72%
  • Black or African American: 38.86%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nashville, North Carolina is 5,559, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,531.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,352.

Nashville, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,18857.72%
Black or African American2,14638.86%
Two or More Races1853.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.07%

Nashville Population Pyramid 2020

Nashville Median Age

45.9


Total

34.6


Male

50.9


Female

Nashville Adults

There are 4,481 adults, (1,076 of whom are seniors) in Nashville.

Nashville Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nashville Sex Ratio

Female

3,030

54.86%

Male

2,493

45.14%

Nashville Households and Families

Nashville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nashville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All68.4%31.6%
Female55.8%44.2%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male0%100%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2992.3468.4
Non Family9441.3655.7
Married8662.9290.8
Female4663.2255.8
Male233.170

2.97

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nashville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2075.14%
9th to 12th Grade2175.39%
High School Graduate1,03525.71%
Some College91822.80%
Associates Degree62815.60%
Bachelors Degree61715.33%
Graduate Degree40410.03%

Nashville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4432,323800
Black1,5161,247197
Multiple Races632824
Native American44

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 multiple races people with a rate of 38.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,277$49,055$33,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,653$36,193$25,875
Some College$35,051$44,646$26,370
Bachelors Degree$52,833$54,833$46,136
Graduate Degree$65,061$65,066$65,060

$38,277

Average Earnings

$49,055

Average Male

$33,000

Average Female

Nashville Language

Nashville Language by Age

Nashville Language

98.02% of Nashville residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Nashville Poverty

Nashville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,04038618.92%
White3,1531875.93%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nashville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nashville is Black, with 18.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nashville is White, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.41%
High School17.08%
Some College9.43%
Bachelors or Greater9.07%
Name Poverty
Male Employed4.90%
Female Employed4.52%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Nashville Income

Nashville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,505$68,690
Families$67,292$78,863
Married Families$92,500-
Non Families$31,071$52,144

Nashville Marital Status

Nashville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nashville Married by Age and Sex

Nashville 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.

Nashville Marital Status by Race

Nashville Veterans

400

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam151
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War61
Korea36
World War II17
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64126
35 to 5497
75+63
18 to 3461
65 to 7453
Name Veterans % of Total
White26510.24%
Black1357.73%

$Nashville Veterans by Education

11.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nashville Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Nashville 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

82.78%

Born in North Carolina

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.04% of Nashville residents were born in the United States, with 82.78% having been born in North Carolina. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,559140.25%
20195,545140.25%
20185,531140.25%
20175,517140.25%
20165,50370.13%
20155,496-68-1.22%
20145,56440.07%
20135,560-18-0.32%
20125,578-16-0.29%
20115,59420.04%
20105,5921,2832.64%
20004,3096921.77%
19903,6179393.05%
19802,6780.00%