Red Springs, North Carolina Population 2020

3,285

Red Springs is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,285, it is the 201st largest city in North Carolina and the 5953rd largest city in the United States. Red Springs is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -4.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,428 in 2010. Red Springs reached it's highest population of 3,799 in 1990. Spanning over 4 miles, Red Springs has a population density of 938 people per square mile.

The average household income in Red Springs is $51,464 with a poverty rate of 42.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $487 per month, and the median house value is $71,600. The median age in Red Springs is 39.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.1 males.

Red Springs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.80%
  • White: 28.69%
  • Native American: 7.87%
  • Other race: 4.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Red Springs, North Carolina is 3,285, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,428.

Red Springs, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,94256.80%
White98128.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native2697.87%
Some Other Race1444.21%
Two or More Races832.43%

Red Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Red Springs Median Age

39.2


Total

39.4


Male

37.8


Female

Red Springs Adults

There are 2,567 adults, (713 of whom are seniors) in Red Springs.

Red Springs Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Red Springs Sex Ratio

Female

1,909

55.84%

Male

1,510

44.16%

Red Springs Households and Families

Red Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Red Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All52.7%47.3%
Male52.2%47.8%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female36.1%63.9%

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3662.4852.7
Non Family5781.1537.9
Married4553.2382.9
Female3103.6736.1
Male235.0452.2

3.38

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Red Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1948.40%
9th to 12th Grade26611.52%
High School Graduate78734.07%
Some College50421.82%
Associates Degree923.98%
Bachelors Degree39417.06%
Graduate Degree733.16%

Red Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,2891,069128
White599525274
Native American23812947
Hispanic1327518
Other Race864218
Multiple Races5252

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,605$26,334$21,792
Less Than High School$18,235$$16,154
High School Grad$17,007$17,589$
Some College$30,332$36,141$22,197
Bachelors Degree$26,924$60,357$22,212
Graduate Degree$55,391$$56,094

$25,605

Average Earnings

$26,334

Average Male

$21,792

Average Female

Red Springs Language

Red Springs Language by Age

Red Springs Language

91.53% of Red Springs residents speak only English, while 8.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.97% of the population.

Red Springs Poverty

Red Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,93699151.19%
Hispanic27718165.34%
White82117621.44%
Native2697628.25%
Other1374129.93%
Multiple833137.35%

42.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.58%

Male Poverty Rate

45.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Red Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Red Springs is Hispanic, with 65.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Red Springs is White, with 21.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.08%.

Name Poverty
High School41.55%
Less Than High School38.91%
Some College32.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed48.28%
Female Employed17.86%
Male Employed15.74%

Red Springs Income

Red Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,329$51,464
Families$32,014$47,529
Married Families$62,529-
Non Families$13,056$55,859

Red Springs Marital Status

Red Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Red Springs Married by Age and Sex

Red Springs 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.

Red Springs Marital Status by Race

Red Springs Veterans

151

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War110
Second Gulf War58
Korea26
Vietnam15
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54110
75+26
65 to 7415
55 to 64
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White8512.04%
Black664.49%

$Red Springs Veterans by Education

36.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Red Springs Employment Status

46.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Red Springs 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

70.78%

Born in North Carolina

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.75% of Red Springs residents were born in the United States, with 70.78% having been born in North Carolina. 1.05% 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
20203,285-36-1.08%
20193,321-36-1.07%
20183,357-18-0.53%
20173,375-36-1.06%
20163,411-35-1.02%
20153,446-29-0.83%
20143,475-4-0.11%
20133,479-15-0.43%
20123,49420.06%
20113,49260.17%
20103,486-7-0.02%
20003,493-306-0.84%
19903,7991920.52%
19803,6072240.64%
19703,3836162.03%
19602,7670.00%