Navassa, North Carolina Population 2020

2,341

Navassa is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,341, it is the 236th largest city in North Carolina and the 7051st largest city in the United States. Navassa is currently growing at a rate of 4.98% annually and its population has increased by 55.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,505 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Navassa has a population density of 176 people per square mile.

The average household income in Navassa is $40,443 with a poverty rate of 22.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $864 per month, and the median house value is $107,600. The median age in Navassa is 40.7 years, 35.3 years for males, and 44.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.9 males.

Navassa Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.83%
  • White: 21.94%
  • Other race: 5.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Navassa, North Carolina is 2,341, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,119.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,505.

Navassa, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,17169.83%
White36821.94%
Some Other Race945.61%
Two or More Races352.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.54%

Navassa Population Pyramid 2020

Navassa Median Age

40.7


Total

35.3


Male

44.9


Female

Navassa Adults

There are 1,393 adults, (255 of whom are seniors) in Navassa.

Navassa Age Dependency

47.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

Navassa Sex Ratio

Female

902

53.79%

Male

775

46.21%

Navassa Households and Families

Navassa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Navassa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
Female73.8%26.2%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male55.6%44.4%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6662.5271.2
Non Family3121.1559.9
Married1923.1890.6
Female1264.2973.8
Male364.6955.6

3.58

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Navassa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade876.86%
9th to 12th Grade17613.88%
High School Graduate47137.15%
Some College31224.61%
Associates Degree594.65%
Bachelors Degree1007.89%
Graduate Degree634.97%

Navassa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black92274086
White26623571
Hispanic71216
Other Race6015
Native American99

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 26.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,337$31,875$21,594
Less Than High School$16,298$$
High School Grad$20,357$30,601$17,969
Some College$34,375$35,926$25,862
Bachelors Degree$34,271$33,438$35,938
Graduate Degree$52,750$$52,625

$27,337

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$21,594

Average Female

Navassa Language

Navassa Language by Age

Navassa Language

93.12% of Navassa residents speak only English, while 6.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.88% of the population.

Navassa Poverty

Navassa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,17122719.39%
White3529727.56%
Multiple3535100.00%
Hispanic1051918.10%
Other941920.21%

22.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.09%

Male Poverty Rate

25.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Navassa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Navassa is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Navassa is Hispanic, with 18.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.60%.

Name Poverty
Some College22.64%
High School21.44%
Less Than High School17.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.38%
Female Employed22.56%
Male Employed11.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Navassa Income

Navassa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,956$40,443
Families$55,066$51,752
Married Families$56,429-
Non Families$20,357$25,594

Navassa Marital Status

Navassa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Navassa Married by Age and Sex

Navassa 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 55-64.

Navassa Marital Status by Race

Navassa Veterans

197

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War58
Vietnam54
Korea7
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3458
55 to 6454
35 to 5447
65 to 7427
75+11
Name Veterans % of Total
Black17216.95%
White258.47%

$Navassa Veterans by Education

13.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Navassa Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Navassa 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

76.57%

Born in North Carolina

96.42%

Native Born

3.58%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.42% of Navassa residents were born in the United States, with 76.57% having been born in North Carolina. 2.74% 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
20202,3411114.98%
20192,2301115.24%
20182,11922611.94%
20171,8931116.23%
20161,782553.18%
20151,727965.89%
20141,631966.25%
20131,535130.85%
20121,522181.20%
20111,504201.35%
20101,4840.00%