Pleasant Garden, North Carolina Population 2021

5,056
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Pleasant Garden is a city located in Guilford County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,056, it is the 140th largest city in North Carolina and the 4739th largest city in the United States . Pleasant Garden is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 12.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,489 in 2010. Pleasant Garden reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 15 miles, Pleasant Garden has a population density of 337 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Garden is $77,298 with a poverty rate of 9.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $806 per month, and the median house value is $171,700. The median age in Pleasant Garden is 51.2 years, 47.4 years for males, and 53.7 years for females.

Pleasant Garden Demographics

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

  • White: 84.66%
  • Black or African American: 10.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina is 5,056 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,932.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,489.

Pleasant Garden, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,09584.66%
Black or African American48610.05%
Two or More Races1362.81%
Some Other Race511.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.83%
Asian290.60%
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Pleasant Garden Population by Race

Pleasant Garden Population Pyramid $2021

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Pleasant Garden Median Age

51.2


Total

47.4


Male

53.7


Female

Pleasant Garden Adults

There are 4,086 adults, (1,481 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Garden.

Pleasant Garden Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Garden Sex Ratio

Female

2,511

51.91%

Male

2,326

48.09%

Pleasant Garden Population by Age

Pleasant Garden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasant Garden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50%50%
Non Family82.1%17.9%
All84.1%15.9%
Married86.1%13.9%
Female92.8%7.2%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Garden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8172.5984.1
Married9882.9886.1
Non Family5971.8682.1
Female1662.4992.8
Male663.7450

2.9

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Garden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade932.46%
9th to 12th Grade1754.62%
High School Graduate1,39036.72%
Some College79220.92%
Associates Degree2897.64%
Bachelors Degree59215.64%
Graduate Degree45411.99%
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Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2103,030868
Black428364146
2+ Races4747
Hispanic462210
Asian292914
Native American25258
Other Race3

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 asian people with a rate of 48.28%.

Pleasant Garden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,013$39,464$35,240
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,015$46,509$37,321
Some College$24,104$$23,962
Bachelors Degree$37,054$36,607$37,277
Graduate Degree$67,656$89,118$44,712

$37,013

Average Earnings

$39,464

Average Male

$35,240

Average Female

Pleasant Garden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Garden Language by Age

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Pleasant Garden Language

95.30% of Pleasant Garden residents speak only English, while 4.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Pleasant Garden Language

Pleasant Garden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9873759.41%
Native403280.00%
Black422163.79%
Hispanic10421.92%

9.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

10.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Garden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Garden is Native, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Garden is Hispanic, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Pleasant Garden Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School25.25%
Some College5.78%
Less Than 9th Grade0.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pleasant Garden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed23.94%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed1.32%

Pleasant Garden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Garden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,614$77,298
Families$81,928$86,525
Married Families$92,778-
Non Families$29,718$56,578
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Garden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Garden Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pleasant Garden Marital Status

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654

Number of Veterans

586

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam214
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War118
World War II68
Korea47

Pleasant Garden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+199
65 to 74193
18 to 34122
35 to 54116
55 to 6424

Pleasant Garden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White50014.52%
Black10822.74%
Hispanic4644.23%
Other Race4690.20%

Pleasant Garden Veterans by Race

Pleasant Garden Veterans by Education

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10.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Garden Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Garden Employment by Age

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Pleasant Garden Employment by Race

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Pleasant Garden 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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72.90%

Born in Pleasant Garden

96.92%

Native Born

3.08%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.92% of Pleasant Garden residents were born in the United States, with 72.90% having been born in North Carolina. 1.45% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,056621.24%
20204,994621.26%
20194,932621.27%
20184,870190.39%
20174,851380.79%
20164,813751.58%
20154,738420.89%
20144,696511.10%
20134,645591.29%
20124,586390.86%
20114,547430.95%
20104,504-210-0.45%
20004,7140.00%

Pleasant Garden Population by Year