Pittsboro, North Carolina Population 2024

4,902

Pittsboro is a city located in Chatham County North Carolina. Pittsboro has a 2024 population of 4,902. It is also the county seat of Chatham County.Pittsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 7.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,564 in 2020.

The average household income in Pittsboro is $86,858 with a poverty rate of 8.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pittsboro is 40 years, 43.1 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Pittsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 68.78%
  • Black or African American: 23.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Other race: 3.4%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,011.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.41% (338)
The current population of Pittsboro, North Carolina is 4,902 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,564.

Pittsboro, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,13368.78%
Black or African American1,04923.03%
Two or more races1793.93%
Other race1553.4%
Asian350.77%
Native American40.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pittsboro Population by Race

Pittsboro Population Pyramid 2024

Pittsboro Median Age

40

Total

43.1

Male

37.9

Female

Pittsboro Adults

There are 3,540 adults, (908 of whom are seniors) in Pittsboro.

Pittsboro Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsboro Sex Ratio

Female2,89163.47%
Male1,66436.53%

Pittsboro Population by Age

Pittsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9392.2860.639.4
Non Family8661.347.952.1
Married7693.188.811.2
Female2643.0928.471.6
Male402.187.592.5
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pittsboro 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

Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.86%.

Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,547

Average Earnings

$61,389

Average Male

$50,186

Average Female

Pittsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pittsboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pittsboro Language

92.4% of Pittsboro residents speak only English, while 7.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.56% of the population.

Pittsboro Language

Pittsboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,02014013.73%
White3,0231254.13%
Multiple17911463.69%
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8.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.01%

Male Poverty Rate

9.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsboro is Multiple, with 63.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsboro is White, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.62%.

Pittsboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.17%
Some College11.57%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Pittsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.41%
Male Employed1.76%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Pittsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pittsboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pittsboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pittsboro 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 45-54.

Pittsboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pittsboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

260

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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Pittsboro Veterans by War

count

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Pittsboro Veterans by Age

count

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Pittsboro Veterans by Race

Pittsboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pittsboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pittsboro 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

52.43%

Born in Pittsboro

94.84%

Native Born

5.16%

Foreign Born

3.14%

Non Citizen

2.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.84% of Pittsboro residents were born in the United States, with 52.43% having been born in North Carolina. 3.14% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,377951.8%
20285,282951.83%
20275,187951.87%
20265,092951.9%
20254,997951.94%
20244,902951.98%
20234,807952.02%
20224,712952.06%
20214,617531.16%
20204,5642124.87%
20194,352631.47%
20184,289962.29%
20174,193952.32%
20164,098761.89%
20154,022952.42%
20143,927832.16%
20133,844350.92%
20123,809140.37%
20113,795310.82%
20103,764
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Pittsboro Population by Year