River Bend, North Carolina Population 2020

3,013

River Bend is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,013, it is the 208th largest city in North Carolina and the 6228th largest city in the United States. River Bend is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -3.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,119 in 2010. River Bend reached it's highest population of 3,142 in 2012. Spanning over 3 miles, River Bend has a population density of 1,199 people per square mile.

The average household income in River Bend is $88,835 with a poverty rate of 7.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $175,300. The median age in River Bend is 56.5 years, 55.2 years for males, and 58.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.2 males.

River Bend Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of River Bend was:

  • White: 78.08%
  • Asian: 10.15%
  • Black or African American: 9.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of River Bend, North Carolina is 3,013, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,119.

River Bend, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,39378.08%
Asian31110.15%
Black or African American2909.46%
Two or More Races712.32%

River Bend Population Pyramid 2020

River Bend Median Age

56.5


Total

55.2


Male

58.2


Female

River Bend Adults

There are 2,737 adults, (1,075 of whom are seniors) in River Bend.

River Bend Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

64.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Child Dependency Ratio

River Bend Sex Ratio

Female

1,516

49.46%

Male

1,549

50.54%

River Bend Households and Families

River Bend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

River Bend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family82.3%17.7%
Married81.6%18.4%
All80.3%19.7%
Female65.3%34.7%
Male60.9%39.1%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3272.1780.3
Married8222.6181.6
Non Family3841.2282.3
Female982.1765.3
Male232.5760.9

2.56

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

River Bend Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade702.68%
9th to 12th Grade562.14%
High School Graduate60923.31%
Some College62924.07%
Associates Degree39615.15%
Bachelors Degree56321.55%
Graduate Degree29011.10%

River Bend Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9421,900645
Asian27824042
Black275229158
Hispanic67678
Multiple Races5151

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 black people with a rate of 57.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,444$59,625$37,902
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$38,241$102,591$22,708
Some College$50,028$51,699$33,000
Bachelors Degree$$65,524$21,477
Graduate Degree$53,307$$53,672

$50,444

Average Earnings

$59,625

Average Male

$37,902

Average Female

River Bend Language

River Bend Language by Age

River Bend Language

87.60% of River Bend residents speak only English, while 12.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.36% of the population.

River Bend Poverty

River Bend Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,2231195.35%
Black2726624.26%
Hispanic1151613.91%
Multiple71912.68%

7.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.18%

Male Poverty Rate

6.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in River Bend

The race most likely to be in poverty in River Bend is Black, with 24.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in River Bend is White, with 5.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.07%
High School5.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%
Some College3.87%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.88%
Male Employed3.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

River Bend Income

River Bend Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,461$88,835
Families$77,120$105,780
Married Families$94,545-
Non Families$39,091$47,121

River Bend Marital Status

River Bend Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

River Bend Married by Age and Sex

River Bend Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

River Bend Marital Status by Race

River Bend Veterans

382

Number of Veterans

321

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War55
Korea33
World War II21
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74131
75+110
55 to 6498
35 to 5443
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White36317.22%
Hispanic2432.00%
Black196.55%

$River Bend Veterans by Education

2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

River Bend Employment Status

48%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

River Bend 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

28.84%

Born in North Carolina

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.65% of River Bend residents were born in the United States, with 28.84% having been born in North Carolina. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,013-15-0.50%
20193,028-15-0.49%
20183,04310.03%
20173,042-15-0.49%
20163,057-20-0.65%
20153,077-32-1.03%
20143,109-9-0.29%
20133,118-24-0.76%
20123,14270.22%
20113,135140.45%
20103,1211980.66%
20002,9230.00%