Navassa, North Carolina Population 2024

1,988

Navassa is a city located in Brunswick County North Carolina. Navassa has a 2024 population of 1,988. Navassa is currently growing at a rate of 8.4% annually and its population has increased by 42.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,398 in 2020.

The average household income in Navassa is $55,589 with a poverty rate of 15.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Navassa is 32.7 years, 33.3 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Navassa Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 40.38%
  • Two or more races: 27.68%
  • White: 20.6%
  • Other race: 11.08%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
13.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
149.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
42.2% (590)
The current population of Navassa, North Carolina is 1,988 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,398.

Navassa, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American79840.38%
Two or more races54727.68%
White40720.6%
Other race21911.08%
Native American50.25%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

Two or more races

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Navassa Population by Race

Navassa Population Pyramid 2024

Navassa Median Age

32.7

Total

33.3

Male

32.4

Female

Navassa Adults

There are 1,590 adults, (304 of whom are seniors) in Navassa.

Navassa Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Navassa Sex Ratio

Female1,15858.6%
Male81841.4%

Navassa Population by Age

Navassa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6303.1478.321.7
Married2322.9496.63.4
Female1885.3759.640.4
Non Family1831.2480.319.7
Male272.113763
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3.64

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Navassa 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

Navassa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Navassa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 white people with a rate of 20.58%.

Navassa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,303

Average Earnings

$33,110

Average Male

$29,154

Average Female

Navassa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Navassa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Navassa Language

86.89% of Navassa residents speak only English, while 13.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.57% of the population.

Navassa Language

Navassa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black79813516.92%
Hispanic25811243.41%
Other2199342.47%
White3924010.2%
Multiple528356.63%
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15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.65%

Male Poverty Rate

10.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Navassa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Navassa is Hispanic, with 43.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Navassa is Multiple, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.01%.

Navassa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School13.14%
Some College11.93%
Bachelors or Greater11.27%
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Navassa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed17.5%
Male Employed15.09%
Female Employed10.89%
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Navassa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Navassa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Navassa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Navassa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Navassa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Navassa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Navassa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Navassa Veterans by War

count

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Navassa Veterans by Age

count

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Navassa Veterans by Race

Navassa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Navassa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Navassa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Navassa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Navassa 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

51.92%

Born in Navassa

93.93%

Native Born

6.07%

Foreign Born

4.3%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.93% of Navassa residents were born in the United States, with 51.92% having been born in North Carolina. 4.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Navassa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,7581545.91%
20282,6041546.29%
20272,4501546.71%
20262,2961547.19%
20252,1421547.75%
20241,9881548.4%
20231,8341549.17%
20221,68015410.09%
20211,5261289.16%
20201,398-913-39.51%
20192,3111868.75%
20182,12522912.08%
20171,8961126.28%
20161,784573.3%
20151,727986.02%
20141,629946.12%
20131,535140.92%
20121,521161.06%
20111,505211.42%
20101,484
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Navassa Population by Year