Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Population 2020

1,428

Pilot Mountain is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,428, it is the 293rd largest city in North Carolina and the 8905th largest city in the United States. Pilot Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually but its population has decreased by -3.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,477 in 2010. Pilot Mountain reached it's highest population of 1,473 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Pilot Mountain has a population density of 701 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pilot Mountain is $60,434 with a poverty rate of 19.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $144,300. The median age in Pilot Mountain is 45.5 years, 47.6 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

Pilot Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 86.58%
  • Black or African American: 9.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina is 1,428, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,422.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,477.

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,28486.58%
Black or African American1389.31%
Two or More Races432.90%
Asian120.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.40%

Pilot Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

Pilot Mountain Median Age

45.5


Total

47.6


Male

43.8


Female

Pilot Mountain Adults

There are 1,144 adults, (294 of whom are seniors) in Pilot Mountain.

Pilot Mountain Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pilot Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

791

53.34%

Male

692

46.66%

Pilot Mountain Households and Families

Pilot Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pilot Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.6%37.4%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
All51%49%
Male26.1%73.9%
Female24%76%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.2951
Married2623.0662.6
Non Family2351.2655.3
Female1292.4824
Male232.8726.1

2.79

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pilot Mountain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade625.97%
9th to 12th Grade11210.78%
High School Graduate30028.87%
Some College17516.84%
Associates Degree979.34%
Bachelors Degree17616.94%
Graduate Degree11711.26%

Pilot Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White907778241
Black1077345
Multiple Races9
Hispanic754
Asian55
Native American443

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 native american people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,304$37,604$25,398
Less Than High School$20,707$35,313$20,417
High School Grad$30,804$36,667$27,054
Some College$33,750$53,125$21,250
Bachelors Degree$43,875$52,386$
Graduate Degree$31,250$26,641$47,813

$31,304

Average Earnings

$37,604

Average Male

$25,398

Average Female

Pilot Mountain Language

Pilot Mountain Language by Age

Pilot Mountain Language

97.30% of Pilot Mountain residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Pilot Mountain Poverty

Pilot Mountain Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,26022517.86%
Black1382921.01%
Multiple431432.56%
Hispanic171270.59%
Asian12758.33%

19.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.22%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pilot Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pilot Mountain is Hispanic, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pilot Mountain is White, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.66%
High School14.33%
Some College11.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%
Name Poverty
Female Employed12.35%
Male Employed6.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pilot Mountain Income

Pilot Mountain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,601$60,434
Families$47,500$62,812
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$20,966$52,154

Pilot Mountain Marital Status

Pilot Mountain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pilot Mountain Married by Age and Sex

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

Pilot Mountain Veterans

90

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War7
World War II3
Korea3
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6428
35 to 5423
75+15
18 to 3414
65 to 7410
Name Veterans % of Total
White878.76%
Black32.65%

$Pilot Mountain Veterans by Education

3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pilot Mountain Employment Status

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pilot Mountain 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

60.28%

Born in North Carolina

94.27%

Native Born

5.73%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.27% of Pilot Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 60.28% having been born in North Carolina. 2.09% 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
20201,42830.21%
20191,42530.21%
20181,422-6-0.42%
20171,42830.21%
20161,425-10-0.70%
20151,435-10-0.69%
20141,445-4-0.28%
20131,449-14-0.96%
20121,463-4-0.27%
20111,467-6-0.41%
20101,4730.00%