River Road, North Carolina Population 2020

3,352

River Road is a city located in North Carolina. River Road has a 2020 population of 3,352. River Road is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -23.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,394 in 2010. River Road reached it's highest population of 4,685 in 2011.

The average household income in River Road is $74,773 with a poverty rate of 20.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $175,500. The median age in River Road is 50.6 years, 50.5 years for males, and 51.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.4 males.

River Road Demographics

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

  • White: 76.97%
  • Black or African American: 23.00%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of River Road, North Carolina is 3,352, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,352.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,394.

River Road, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,58076.97%
Black or African American77123.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.03%

River Road Population Pyramid 2020

River Road Median Age

50.6


Total

50.5


Male

51.2


Female

River Road Adults

There are 2,861 adults, (921 of whom are seniors) in River Road.

River Road Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

River Road Sex Ratio

Female

1,922

57.34%

Male

1,430

42.66%

River Road Households and Families

River Road Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

River Road Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93%7%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family76.6%23.4%
Female24.4%75.6%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6342.0576.7
Non Family7621.2976.6
Married6002.593
Female213324.4
Male593.71100

2.7

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

River Road Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1344.95%
9th to 12th Grade1615.94%
High School Graduate66424.51%
Some College46717.24%
Associates Degree50018.46%
Bachelors Degree48918.05%
Graduate Degree29410.85%

River Road Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1402,013718
Black56840065
Native American11

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 white people with a rate of 33.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,139$46,583$42,611
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,500$33,520$
Some College$39,539$$39,901
Bachelors Degree$54,167$100,197$50,037
Graduate Degree$45,350$$45,750

$43,139

Average Earnings

$46,583

Average Male

$42,611

Average Female

River Road Language

River Road Language by Age

River Road Language

97.45% of River Road residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

River Road Poverty

River Road Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,58040415.66%
Black77127435.54%
Native11100.00%

20.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.59%

Male Poverty Rate

31.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in River Road

The race most likely to be in poverty in River Road is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in River Road is White, with 15.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.69%
High School34.04%
Some College7.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed83.43%
Female Employed13.45%
Male Employed2.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%

River Road Income

River Road Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,432$74,773
Families$80,143$87,718
Married Families$99,118-
Non Families$27,500$59,959

River Road Marital Status

River Road Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

River Road Married by Age and Sex

River Road 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.

River Road Marital Status by Race

River Road Veterans

162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
Korea19
First Gulf War19
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7484
75+59
35 to 5419
55 to 64
18 to 34

$River Road Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

River Road Employment Status

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

River Road 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

83.11%

Born in North Carolina

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.49% of River Road residents were born in the United States, with 83.11% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,3520.00%
20193,3520.00%
20183,352-35-1.03%
20173,387-648-16.06%
20164,035-89-2.16%
20154,1243278.61%
20143,797-596-13.57%
20134,393-128-2.83%
20124,521-164-3.50%
20114,6852916.62%
20104,3940.00%