Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Population 2021

1,405
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Pilot Mountain is a city located in Surry County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,405, it is the 298th largest city in North Carolina and the 8964th largest city in the United States . Pilot Mountain is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -4.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,477 in 2010. Pilot Mountain reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Pilot Mountain has a population density of 690 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pilot Mountain is $57,482 with a poverty rate of 22.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $141,500. The median age in Pilot Mountain is 45.4 years, 46.9 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Pilot Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 89.21%
  • Black or African American: 7.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina is 1,405 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,413.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,477.

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,47189.21%
Black or African American1267.64%
Two or More Races311.88%
Asian140.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.42%
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Pilot Mountain Population by Race

Pilot Mountain Population Pyramid $2021

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Pilot Mountain Median Age

45.4


Total

46.9


Male

44.2


Female

Pilot Mountain Adults

There are 1,280 adults, (328 of whom are seniors) in Pilot Mountain.

Pilot Mountain Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pilot Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

861

52.21%

Male

788

47.79%

Pilot Mountain Population by Age

Pilot Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pilot Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male15.2%84.8%
Female27.7%72.3%
All48.8%51.2%
Non Family50%50%
Married61.7%38.3%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pilot Mountain Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7152.3148.8
Married290361.7
Non Family2601.2650
Female1192.627.7
Male463.0915.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Pilot Mountain Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade786.67%
9th to 12th Grade1139.67%
High School Graduate31627.03%
Some College27823.78%
Associates Degree847.19%
Bachelors Degree17514.97%
Graduate Degree12510.69%
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Pilot Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pilot Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,041877251
Black897439
2+ Races1674
Asian1010
Hispanic853
Native American553

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 60.00%.

Pilot Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,145$37,458$30,833
Less Than 9th Grade$16,765$$
High School Graduate$33,636$43,375$26,518
Some College$36,065$42,500$32,396
Bachelors Degree$42,250$53,542$29,219
Graduate Degree$$26,653$42,188

$35,145

Average Earnings

$37,458

Average Male

$30,833

Average Female

Pilot Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pilot Mountain Language by Age

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Pilot Mountain Language

98.85% of Pilot Mountain residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Pilot Mountain Language

Pilot Mountain Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,44930420.98%
Black1263023.81%
Multiple311548.39%
Hispanic221463.64%

22.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pilot Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pilot Mountain is Hispanic, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pilot Mountain is White, with 20.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.55%.

Pilot Mountain Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.36%
High School15.51%
Some College12.71%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%

Pilot Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.50%
Male Employed5.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pilot Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pilot Mountain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,250$57,482
Families$48,304$62,851
Married Families$70,278-
Non Families$19,833$44,607
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Income by Household Type

Pilot Mountain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pilot Mountain Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pilot Mountain Marital Status

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92

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War8
World War II3
Korea3

Pilot Mountain Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6433
35 to 5421
65 to 7414
75+13
18 to 3411

Pilot Mountain Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White887.71%
Black44.00%

Pilot Mountain Veterans by Race

Pilot Mountain Veterans by Education

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4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pilot Mountain Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pilot Mountain Employment by Age

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Pilot Mountain Employment by Race

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Pilot Mountain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.86%

Born in Pilot Mountain

95.51%

Native Born

4.49%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

3.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.51% of Pilot Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 61.86% having been born in North Carolina. 1.09% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,405-4-0.28%
20201,409-4-0.28%
20191,413-4-0.28%
20181,417-8-0.56%
20171,4250.00%
20161,425-10-0.70%
20151,435-10-0.69%
20141,445-5-0.34%
20131,450-14-0.96%
20121,464-4-0.27%
20111,468-6-0.41%
20101,4740.00%

Pilot Mountain Population by Year