Raeford, North Carolina Population 2022

4,549
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Raeford is a city located in Hoke County North Carolina. Raeford has a 2020 population of 4,549. Raeford is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,559 in 2010.

The average household income in Raeford is $47,354 with a poverty rate of 27.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $658 per month, and the median house value is $130,000. The median age in Raeford is 39.2 years, 36.7 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Raeford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Raefordwas:

  • Black or African American: 42.69%
  • White: 35.99%
  • Other race: 8.68%
  • Two or more races: 6.64%
  • Native American: 6.01%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Raeford, North Carolina is 4,549 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,559.

Raeford, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,77935.99%
Black or African American2,11042.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native2976.01%
Some Other Race4298.68%
Two or More Races3286.64%
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Raeford Population by Race

Raeford Population Pyramid 2022

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Raeford Median Age

38.9


Total

35.8


Male

43.8


Female

Raeford Adults

There are 3,669 adults, (934 of whom are seniors) in Raeford.

Raeford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Raeford Sex Ratio

Female

2,644

53.49%

Male

2,299

46.51%

Raeford Population by Age

Raeford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Raeford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.2%16.8%
All53.4%46.6%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Female28%72%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Raeford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8142.553.4
Married5763.7683.2
Male232.52100
Female3393.9428
Non Family8761.1242.5

3.77

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Raeford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1674.95%
9th to 12th Grade3179.39%
High School Graduate1,01029.91%
Some College56216.64%
Associates Degree66019.54%
Bachelors Degree39211.61%
Graduate Degree2697.97%
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Raeford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Raeford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4081,265406
Other Race2038334
2+ Races797513
Hispanic29615446
Black1,4331,255196
Native American178139

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.84%.

Raeford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,102$28,190$25,286
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,636$32,768$23,182
Some College$22,075$$
Bachelors Degree$$$53,070
Graduate Degree$$107,917$50,739

$27,102

Average Earnings

$28,190

Average Male

$25,286

Average Female

Raeford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Raeford Language by Age

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Raeford Language

90.27% of Raeford residents speak only English, while 9.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.60% of the population.

Raeford Language

Raeford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic51628956.01%
Native27715254.87%
Black1,92559230.75%
Multiple3209128.44%
White1,5221288.41%
Other250NaN%

27.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.02%

Male Poverty Rate

28.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raeford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raeford is Hispanic, with 56.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raeford is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.64%.

Raeford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.14%
High School25.78%
Some College18.66%
Bachelors or Greater7.55%

Raeford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.49%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed22.58%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Raeford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Raeford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,231$48,729
Families$54,671$62,638
Married Families$71,378-
Non Families$23,875$33,677
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Income by Household Type

Raeford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Raeford Married by Age and Sex

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Raeford Marriage

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

Raeford Marital Status by Race

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Raeford Marital Status

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434

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War201
First Gulf War193
Vietnam49
Korea18
World War II47

Raeford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3450
35 to 54197
55 to 6468
65 to 7446
75+73

Raeford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19213.04%
Black20413.52%
2+ Races3830.65%

Raeford Veterans by Race

Raeford Veterans by Education

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11.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raeford Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Raeford Employment by Age

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Raeford Employment by Race

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Raeford 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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65.81%

Born in Raeford

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

3.40%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.32% of Raeford residents were born in the United States, with 65.81% having been born in North Carolina. 3.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Raeford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,0580.00%
19703,1801220.39%
19803,6304501.33%
19903,469-161-0.45%
20003,386-83-0.24%
20104,6111,2253.14%
20114,606-5-0.11%
20124,601-5-0.11%
20134,596-5-0.11%
20144,591-5-0.11%
20154,586-5-0.11%
20164,581-5-0.11%
20174,576-5-0.11%
20184,571-5-0.11%
20194,566-5-0.11%
20204,559-7-0.15%
20214,554-5-0.11%
20224,549-5-0.11%

Raeford Population by Year