Pleasant Garden, North Carolina Population 2024

5,098

Pleasant Garden is a city located in Guilford County North Carolina. Pleasant Garden has a 2024 population of 5,098. Pleasant Garden is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 1.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,004 in 2020.

The average household income in Pleasant Garden is $96,870 with a poverty rate of 10.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pleasant Garden is 53.7 years, 34.8 years for males, and 63.2 years for females.

Pleasant Garden Demographics

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

  • White: 83.42%
  • Black or African American: 11.23%
  • Two or more races: 4.55%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
15.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
339.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.88% (94)
The current population of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina is 5,098 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,004.

Pleasant Garden, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,16083.42%
Black or African American56011.23%
Two or more races2274.55%
Other race310.62%
Asian90.18%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pleasant Garden Population by Race

Pleasant Garden Population Pyramid 2024

Pleasant Garden Median Age

53.7

Total

34.8

Male

63.2

Female

Pleasant Garden Adults

There are 4,181 adults, (1,816 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Garden.

Pleasant Garden Age Dependency

110.9

Age Dependency Ratio

76.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Garden Sex Ratio

Female2,61852.5%
Male2,36947.5%

Pleasant Garden Population by Age

Pleasant Garden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6772.980.619.4
Married9032.8393.76.3
Non Family5032.9579.520.5
Female2063.083466
Male652.9255.444.6
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2.81

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pleasant Garden 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

Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,367

Average Earnings

$61,912

Average Male

$38,000

Average Female

Pleasant Garden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Garden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pleasant Garden Language

97.32% of Pleasant Garden residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Pleasant Garden Language

Pleasant Garden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,0823839.38%
Black51012724.9%
Hispanic4524.44%
Multiple22710.44%
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10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.18%

Male Poverty Rate

13.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Garden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Garden is Black, with 24.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Garden is Multiple, with 0.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.49%.

Pleasant Garden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.85%
Some College11.96%
Less Than 9th Grade1.7%
Bachelors or Greater1.16%
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Pleasant Garden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed0.32%
Female Unemployed
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Pleasant Garden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Garden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pleasant Garden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Garden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Pleasant Garden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pleasant Garden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

559

Number of Veterans

511

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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Pleasant Garden Veterans by War

count

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Pleasant Garden Veterans by Age

count

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Pleasant Garden Veterans by Race

Pleasant Garden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Garden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Garden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pleasant Garden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pleasant Garden 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

79.01%

Born in Pleasant Garden

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Pleasant Garden residents were born in the United States, with 79.01% having been born in North Carolina. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pleasant Garden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,293390.74%
20285,254390.75%
20275,215390.75%
20265,176390.76%
20255,137390.77%
20245,098390.77%
20235,059390.78%
20225,020390.78%
20214,981-23-0.46%
20205,004561.13%
20194,948671.37%
20184,881230.47%
20174,858400.83%
20164,818751.58%
20154,743450.96%
20144,698521.12%
20134,646591.29%
20124,587410.9%
20114,546440.98%
20104,502-212-4.5%
20004,714
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Pleasant Garden Population by Year