Roper, North Carolina Population 2024

471

Roper is a city located in Washington County North Carolina. Roper has a 2024 population of 471. Roper is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 485 in 2020.

The average household income in Roper is $26,077 with a poverty rate of 43.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Roper is 41.1 years, 37.3 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Roper Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.35%
  • White: 32.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
549.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.89% (-14)
The current population of Roper, North Carolina is 471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 485.

Roper, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American31863.35%
White16332.47%
Two or more races214.18%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Roper Population by Race

Roper Population Pyramid 2024

Roper Median Age

41.1

Total

37.3

Male

51.6

Female

Roper Adults

There are 342 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Roper.

Roper Age Dependency

123.1

Age Dependency Ratio

52

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Roper Sex Ratio

Female26652.99%
Male23647.01%

Roper Population by Age

Roper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2332.1248.551.5
Non Family1561.0235.964.1
Female463.486337
Married286.0789.310.7
Male321000
showing: 5 rows

4.36

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Roper Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Roper Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roper Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 9.54%.

Roper Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,315

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$29,643

Average Female

Roper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roper Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Roper Language

95.23% of Roper residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.

Roper Language

Roper Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic132132100%
Black3118527.33%
Multiple2121100%
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43.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

61.14%

Male Poverty Rate

28.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roper is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roper is Black, with 27.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 88.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.58%.

Roper Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School58.33%
Bachelors or Greater47.83%
Some College16.67%
Less Than 9th Grade11.01%
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Roper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed85.71%
Male Employed78.95%
Male Unemployed47.83%
Female Employed13.21%
showing: 4 rows

Roper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roper Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Roper Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

15.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.0%

Male Marriage Rate

10.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Roper Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Roper 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 35-44.

Roper Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Roper Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Roper Veterans by War

count

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Roper Veterans by Age

count

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Roper Veterans by Race

Roper Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roper Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.3%

Labor Force Participation

29.4%

Employment Rate

25.2%

Unemployment Rate

Roper Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Roper Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Roper Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.47%

Born in Roper

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.42% of Roper residents were born in the United States, with 81.47% having been born in North Carolina. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roper Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029456-3-0.65%
2028459-3-0.65%
2027462-3-0.65%
2026465-3-0.64%
2025468-3-0.64%
2024471-3-0.63%
2023474-3-0.63%
2022477-3-0.62%
2021480-5-1.03%
2020485-57-10.52%
2019542-9-1.63%
2018551-7-1.25%
2017558-7-1.24%
2016565-9-1.57%
2015574-13-2.21%
2014587-9-1.51%
2013596
2012596-11-1.81%
2011607-12-1.94%
2010619
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Roper Population by Year