Oriental, North Carolina Population 2020

837

Oriental is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 837, it is the 354th largest city in North Carolina and the 11080th largest city in the United States. Oriental is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -7.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 900 in 2010. Oriental reached it's highest population of 908 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Oriental has a population density of 585 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oriental is $67,423 with a poverty rate of 8.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $906 per month, and the median house value is $284,700. The median age in Oriental is 62 years, 59.7 years for males, and 63.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males.

Oriental Demographics

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

  • White: 90.66%
  • Black or African American: 6.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Oriental, North Carolina is 837, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 857.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 900.

Oriental, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90390.66%
Black or African American666.63%
Two or More Races272.71%

Oriental Population Pyramid 2020

Oriental Median Age

62


Total

59.7


Male

63.4


Female

Oriental Adults

There are 879 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in Oriental.

Oriental Age Dependency

116.5

Age Dependency Ratio

91.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oriental Sex Ratio

Female

526

52.81%

Male

470

47.19%

Oriental Households and Families

Oriental Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oriental Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married83.9%16.1%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male50%50%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5051.9773.1
Married2482.5483.9
Non Family2161.1457.4
Female333.03100
Male82.3850

2.53

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oriental Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.36%
9th to 12th Grade333.96%
High School Graduate19623.50%
Some College20424.46%
Associates Degree8910.67%
Bachelors Degree15919.06%
Graduate Degree15017.99%

Oriental Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White772756296
Black4929
Multiple Races131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,823$33,250$28,750
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,476$$45,417
Some College$28,750$47,083$20,952
Bachelors Degree$40,938$27,083$41,719
Graduate Degree$61,250$87,292$

$31,823

Average Earnings

$33,250

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Oriental Language

Oriental Language by Age

Oriental Language

94.10% of Oriental residents speak only English, while 5.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Oriental Poverty

Oriental Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White898535.90%
Black663146.97%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oriental

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oriental is Black, with 46.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oriental is White, with 5.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.00%
High School14.80%
Some College9.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed11.59%
Male Employed1.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Oriental Income

Oriental Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,953$67,423
Families$70,982$86,367
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$29,688$42,078

Oriental Marital Status

Oriental Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oriental Married by Age and Sex

Oriental Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Oriental Marital Status by Race

Oriental Veterans

98

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
First Gulf War20
Korea14
Second Gulf War11
World War II3
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7452
75+24
55 to 6413
35 to 549
18 to 34

$Oriental Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oriental Employment Status

40.3%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Oriental 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

38.76%

Born in North Carolina

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Oriental residents were born in the United States, with 38.76% having been born in North Carolina. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020837-10-1.18%
2019847-10-1.17%
20188570.00%
2017857-10-1.15%
2016867-2-0.23%
2015869-12-1.36%
2014881-2-0.23%
2013883-10-1.12%
2012893-15-1.65%
201190891.00%
20108990.00%