Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Population 2024

1,439

Pilot Mountain is a city located in Surry County North Carolina. Pilot Mountain has a 2024 population of 1,439. Pilot Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,435 in 2020.

The average household income in Pilot Mountain is $64,483 with a poverty rate of 17.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pilot Mountain is 42.6 years, 44.5 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Pilot Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 89.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.68%
  • Black or African American: 4.56%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.3%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
706.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.28% (4)
The current population of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina is 1,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,435.

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,50089.98%
Two or more races784.68%
Black or African American764.56%
Asian80.48%
Other race50.3%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pilot Mountain Population by Race

Pilot Mountain Population Pyramid 2024

Pilot Mountain Median Age

42.6

Total

44.5

Male

42.1

Female

Pilot Mountain Adults

There are 1,332 adults, (257 of whom are seniors) in Pilot Mountain.

Pilot Mountain Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pilot Mountain Sex Ratio

Female84550.69%
Male82249.31%

Pilot Mountain Population by Age

Pilot Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7602.1952.547.5
Married3102.962.637.4
Non Family3041.15149
Female1073.1446.753.3
Male392.510100
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pilot Mountain 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

Pilot Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pilot Mountain 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 black people with a rate of 34.48%.

Pilot Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,112

Average Earnings

$38,426

Average Male

$35,774

Average Female

Pilot Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pilot Mountain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pilot Mountain Language

99.44% of Pilot Mountain residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Pilot Mountain Language

Pilot Mountain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,48825417.07%
Black761925%
Multiple781823.08%
Hispanic221045.45%
Other55100%
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17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.91%

Male Poverty Rate

18.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pilot Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pilot Mountain is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pilot Mountain is White, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.43%.

Pilot Mountain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.43%
High School22.38%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%
showing: 4 rows

Pilot Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed74.19%
Male Employed2.81%
Female Employed1.98%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Pilot Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pilot Mountain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pilot Mountain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pilot Mountain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pilot Mountain 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.

Pilot Mountain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pilot Mountain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Pilot Mountain Veterans by War

count

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Pilot Mountain Veterans by Age

count

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Pilot Mountain Veterans by Race

Pilot Mountain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pilot Mountain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pilot Mountain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pilot Mountain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pilot Mountain 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

68.63%

Born in Pilot Mountain

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.14% of Pilot Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 68.63% 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 Asia.

Pilot Mountain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,45430.21%
20281,45130.21%
20271,44830.21%
20261,44530.21%
20251,44230.21%
20241,43930.21%
20231,43630.21%
20221,43330.21%
20211,430-5-0.35%
20201,435231.63%
20191,412-7-0.49%
20181,419-6-0.42%
20171,425-1-0.07%
20161,426-9-0.63%
20151,435-10-0.69%
20141,445-4-0.28%
20131,449-14-0.96%
20121,463-5-0.34%
20111,468-6-0.41%
20101,474
showing: 20 rows

Pilot Mountain Population by Year