Pittsboro, North Carolina Population 2021

4,516
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Pittsboro is a city located in Chatham County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,516, it is the 156th largest city in North Carolina and the 5059th largest city in the United States . Pittsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 20.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,743 in 2010. Pittsboro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Pittsboro has a population density of 932 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsboro is $74,651 with a poverty rate of 7.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $842 per month, and the median house value is $255,100. The median age in Pittsboro is 42.8 years, 40.5 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Pittsboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pittsborowas:

  • White: 75.52%
  • Black or African American: 19.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pittsboro, North Carolina is 4,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,368.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,743.

Pittsboro, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,16875.52%
Black or African American80219.12%
Two or More Races1222.91%
Asian641.53%
Some Other Race390.93%
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Pittsboro Population by Race

Pittsboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Pittsboro Median Age

42.8


Total

40.5


Male

44.7


Female

Pittsboro Adults

There are 3,322 adults, (941 of whom are seniors) in Pittsboro.

Pittsboro Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsboro Sex Ratio

Female

2,501

59.62%

Male

1,694

40.38%

Pittsboro Population by Age

Pittsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pittsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family39.5%60.5%
Female43.4%56.6%
All62%38%
Married98.3%1.7%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pittsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8412.1562
Non Family7971.2139.5
Married6902.8298.3
Female3412.9943.4
Male1330

2.88

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Pittsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade571.88%
9th to 12th Grade1876.17%
High School Graduate46015.18%
Some College50516.67%
Associates Degree32210.63%
Bachelors Degree81126.77%
Graduate Degree68822.71%
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Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2822,1041,248
Black511477137
Hispanic14311165
Asian646426
Other Race3911
2+ Races303023

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 76.67%.

Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,303$56,786$35,147
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$7,177$6,398$15,122
Some College$30,599$31,727$21,596
Bachelors Degree$51,719$90,000$41,544
Graduate Degree$57,548$116,553$42,080

$41,303

Average Earnings

$56,786

Average Male

$35,147

Average Female

Pittsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsboro Language by Age

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Pittsboro Language

90.89% of Pittsboro residents speak only English, while 9.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.81% of the population.

Pittsboro Language

Pittsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black73214219.40%
White2,8021164.14%
Hispanic2663312.41%
Multiple1222218.03%
Other391128.21%

7.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.39%

Male Poverty Rate

7.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsboro is Other, with 28.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsboro is White, with 4.14% 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 13.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.07%.

Pittsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School22.53%
Some College9.49%
Less Than 9th Grade6.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pittsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.80%
Female Employed2.15%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pittsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,399$74,651
Families$94,457$98,786
Married Families$116,930-
Non Families$26,076$43,035
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Income by Household Type

Pittsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsboro Married by Age and Sex

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Pittsboro 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.

Pittsboro Marital Status by Race

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Pittsboro Marital Status

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288

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War98
First Gulf War64
Vietnam25
World War II23
Korea

Pittsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5498
55 to 6466
18 to 3457
65 to 7444
75+23

Pittsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1887.05%
Black10019.12%

Pittsboro Veterans by Race

Pittsboro Veterans by Education

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16.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsboro Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsboro Employment by Age

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Pittsboro Employment by Race

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Pittsboro 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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54.52%

Born in Pittsboro

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Pittsboro residents were born in the United States, with 54.52% having been born in North Carolina. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pittsboro Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,516741.67%
20204,442741.69%
20194,368741.72%
20184,294972.31%
20174,197972.37%
20164,100761.89%
20154,024922.34%
20143,932852.21%
20133,847350.92%
20123,812140.37%
20113,798300.80%
20103,7680.00%

Pittsboro Population by Year