River Road, North Carolina Population 2021

3,826
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River Road is a city located in North Carolina. River Road has a 2020 population of 3,826. River Road is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,394 in 2010. River Road reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in River Road is $78,735 with a poverty rate of 26.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $148,700. The median age in River Road is 46.5 years, 43.6 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

River Road Demographics

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

  • White: 80.16%
  • Black or African American: 19.81%
  • 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 3,826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,826.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,394.

River Road, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,06780.16%
Black or African American75819.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.03%
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River Road Population by Race

River Road Population Pyramid $2021

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River Road Median Age

46.5


Total

43.6


Male

48.3


Female

River Road Adults

There are 3,075 adults, (852 of whom are seniors) in River Road.

River Road Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

River Road Sex Ratio

Female

1,972

51.54%

Male

1,854

48.46%

River Road Population by Age

River Road Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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River Road Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Female65.6%34.4%
All75.2%24.8%
Married96.2%3.8%
Male100%0%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

River Road Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8002.1275.2
Non Family8501.3964.1
Married5302.5196.2
Female3553.1865.6
Male652.71100

2.68

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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River Road Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31210.55%
9th to 12th Grade2307.78%
High School Graduate65422.12%
Some College56819.22%
Associates Degree37512.69%
Bachelors Degree46315.66%
Graduate Degree35411.98%
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River Road Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

River Road Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0421,883770
Black59041747
Hispanic323113
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 37.71%.

River Road Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,989$31,844$39,710
Less Than 9th Grade$28,831$28,508$
High School Graduate$31,591$32,072$
Some College$38,966$45,054$38,901
Bachelors Degree$65,385$103,750$47,847
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,989

Average Earnings

$31,844

Average Male

$39,710

Average Female

River Road Earnings by Educational Attainment

River Road Language by Age

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River Road Language

89.70% of River Road residents speak only English, while 10.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.80% of the population.

River Road Language

River Road Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic58037464.48%
White2,48736714.76%
Black75828036.94%
Native11100.00%

26.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.26%

Male Poverty Rate

37.47%

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 14.76% 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 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.04%.

River Road Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.85%
High School32.87%
Some College5.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

River Road Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed92.64%
Female Employed11.63%
Male Employed4.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%

River Road Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

River Road Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,396$78,735
Families$59,318$78,945
Married Families$98,864-
Non Families$35,147$74,469
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Income by Household Type

River Road Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

River Road Married by Age and Sex

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River Road 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 20-34.

River Road Marital Status by Race

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River Road Marital Status

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134

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
First Gulf War17
Korea15
World War II
Second Gulf War

River Road Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+66
65 to 7451
35 to 5417
55 to 64
18 to 34

River Road Veterans by Age

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River Road Veterans by Race

River Road Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

River Road Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

River Road Employment by Age

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River Road Employment by Race

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River Road 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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78.80%

Born in River Road

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of River Road residents were born in the United States, with 78.80% having been born in North Carolina. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

River Road Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,8260.00%
20203,8260.00%
20193,82647414.14%
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%

River Road Population by Year