Pleasant Garden, North Carolina Population 2020

4,997

Pleasant Garden is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,997, it is the 142nd largest city in North Carolina and the 4747th largest city in the United States. Pleasant Garden is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 11.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,489 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Pleasant Garden has a population density of 333 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Garden is $75,083 with a poverty rate of 8.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $159,000. The median age in Pleasant Garden is 52 years, 48.3 years for males, and 54.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.7 males.

Pleasant Garden Demographics

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

  • White: 90.84%
  • Black or African American: 4.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina is 4,997, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,907.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,489.

Pleasant Garden, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,37390.84%
Black or African American2404.99%
Two or More Races1473.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.69%
Asian170.35%
Some Other Race40.08%

Pleasant Garden Population Pyramid 2020

Pleasant Garden Median Age

52


Total

48.3


Male

54.3


Female

Pleasant Garden Adults

There are 3,931 adults, (1,606 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Garden.

Pleasant Garden Age Dependency

107.1

Age Dependency Ratio

69.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Garden Sex Ratio

Female

2,756

57.25%

Male

2,058

42.75%

Pleasant Garden Households and Families

Pleasant Garden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pleasant Garden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.6%5.4%
All89.6%10.4%
Non Family83.3%16.7%
Female78.7%21.3%

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6412.8589.6
Married9363.1394.6
Non Family5212.4283.3
Female1552.5678.7
Male293.07100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pleasant Garden Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1143.08%
9th to 12th Grade1323.57%
High School Graduate1,54741.86%
Some College69718.86%
Associates Degree3308.93%
Bachelors Degree54914.85%
Graduate Degree3278.85%

Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3413,157797
Black24019864
Multiple Races5050
Hispanic311110
Asian1717
Native American17175
Other Race31

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 hispanic people with a rate of 32.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,408$44,306$34,286
Less Than High School$$47,917$
High School Grad$37,992$43,194$25,417
Some College$28,640$50,096$24,792
Bachelors Degree$40,966$37,174$42,583
Graduate Degree$60,083$64,643$53,281

$38,408

Average Earnings

$44,306

Average Male

$34,286

Average Female

Pleasant Garden Language

Pleasant Garden Language by Age

Pleasant Garden Language

96.11% of Pleasant Garden residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Pleasant Garden Poverty

Pleasant Garden Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1263358.12%
Native332884.85%
Black2072110.14%
Hispanic16031.88%
Other4125.00%

8.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.41%

Male Poverty Rate

9.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Garden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Garden is Native, with 84.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Garden is Hispanic, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.65%.

Name Poverty
High School15.64%
Some College8.82%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%
Less Than High School0.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed15.79%
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed1.54%

Pleasant Garden Income

Pleasant Garden Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,445$75,083
Families$72,750$79,239
Married Families$83,065-
Non Families$27,708$63,983

Pleasant Garden Marital Status

Pleasant Garden Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Garden Married by Age and Sex

Pleasant Garden 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 35-44.

Pleasant Garden Marital Status by Race

Pleasant Garden Veterans

505

Number of Veterans

477

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
World War II75
First Gulf War74
Second Gulf War60
Korea55
Age Group Veterans
75+198
65 to 74187
35 to 5471
18 to 3429
55 to 6420
Name Veterans % of Total
White46612.99%
Black3916.25%

$Pleasant Garden Veterans by Education

10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Garden Employment Status

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Garden 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

73.74%

Born in North Carolina

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.05% of Pleasant Garden residents were born in the United States, with 73.74% having been born in North Carolina. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,997450.91%
20194,952450.92%
20184,907340.70%
20174,873450.93%
20164,828791.66%
20154,749481.02%
20144,701511.10%
20134,650621.35%
20124,588410.90%
20114,547430.95%
20104,504-210-0.45%
20004,7140.00%