Pittsboro, North Carolina Population 2020

4,481

Pittsboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,481, it is the 156th largest city in North Carolina and the 5072nd largest city in the United States. Pittsboro is currently growing at a rate of 2.21% annually and its population has increased by 19.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,743 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Pittsboro has a population density of 924 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pittsboro is $69,971 with a poverty rate of 10.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $802 per month, and the median house value is $241,000. The median age in Pittsboro is 43 years, 35.3 years for males, and 47.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.6 males.

Pittsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 75.38%
  • Black or African American: 17.06%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pittsboro, North Carolina is 4,481, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,287.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,743.

Pittsboro, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,08975.38%
Black or African American69917.06%
Two or More Races1714.17%
Some Other Race852.07%
Asian541.32%

Pittsboro Population Pyramid 2020

Pittsboro Median Age

43


Total

35.3


Male

47.7


Female

Pittsboro Adults

There are 3,298 adults, (965 of whom are seniors) in Pittsboro.

Pittsboro Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pittsboro Sex Ratio

Female

2,374

57.93%

Male

1,724

42.07%

Pittsboro Households and Families

Pittsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pittsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.8%2.2%
All64.4%35.6%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female47.4%52.6%
Non Family42.5%57.5%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8222.164.4
Non Family7841.1642.5
Married6832.7297.8
Female3212.847.4
Male344.6258.8

2.75

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pittsboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade551.82%
9th to 12th Grade2076.85%
High School Graduate70023.17%
Some College50716.78%
Associates Degree2718.97%
Bachelors Degree68322.61%
Graduate Degree59819.79%

Pittsboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2742,0911,095
Black52044570
Hispanic11511160
Multiple Races585822
Asian545434
Other Race1414

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 asian people with a rate of 62.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,556$56,406$32,200
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$15,407
Some College$22,434$31,332$21,603
Bachelors Degree$56,411$92,702$43,235
Graduate Degree$57,059$113,378$42,191

$38,556

Average Earnings

$56,406

Average Male

$32,200

Average Female

Pittsboro Language

Pittsboro Language by Age

Pittsboro Language

92.54% of Pittsboro residents speak only English, while 7.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.89% of the population.

Pittsboro Poverty

Pittsboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7571937.00%
Black57116528.90%
Hispanic2293615.72%
Multiple1672213.17%
Other431432.56%

10.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.03%

Male Poverty Rate

11.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pittsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pittsboro is Other, with 32.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pittsboro is White, with 7.00% 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 17.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.98%.

Name Poverty
High School23.74%
Some College12.82%
Less Than High School8.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed9.90%
Female Employed2.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pittsboro Income

Pittsboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,469$69,971
Families$86,974$97,417
Married Families$113,125-
Non Families$24,877$33,599

Pittsboro Marital Status

Pittsboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pittsboro Married by Age and Sex

Pittsboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pittsboro Marital Status by Race

Pittsboro Veterans

213

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War107
First Gulf War64
Vietnam43
World War II
Korea

$Pittsboro Veterans by Education

25.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pittsboro Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pittsboro 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

53.51%

Born in North Carolina

96.46%

Native Born

3.54%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.46% of Pittsboro residents were born in the United States, with 53.51% having been born in North Carolina. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,481972.21%
20194,384972.26%
20184,2871002.39%
20174,187972.37%
20164,090761.89%
20154,014962.45%
20143,918852.22%
20133,833360.95%
20123,797160.42%
20113,781300.80%
20103,7510.00%