Roxboro, North Carolina Population 2020

8,321

Roxboro is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,321, it is the 101st largest city in North Carolina and the 3512th largest city in the United States. Roxboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually but its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,362 in 2010. Roxboro reached it's highest population of 8,696 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Roxboro has a population density of 1,184 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roxboro is $40,267 with a poverty rate of 36.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $84,200. The median age in Roxboro is 37.1 years, 36.8 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.9 males.

Roxboro Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 47.57%
  • White: 40.58%
  • Other race: 7.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Roxboro, North Carolina is 8,321, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,303.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,362.

Roxboro, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,94047.57%
White3,36140.58%
Some Other Race5887.10%
Two or More Races3163.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.47%
Asian240.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.18%

Roxboro Population Pyramid 2020

Roxboro Median Age

37.1


Total

36.8


Male

37.7


Female

Roxboro Adults

There are 6,192 adults, (1,527 of whom are seniors) in Roxboro.

Roxboro Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Roxboro Sex Ratio

Female

4,528

54.67%

Male

3,755

45.33%

Roxboro Households and Families

Roxboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roxboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married61.2%38.8%
All40%60%
Non Family32.2%67.8%
Female29.2%70.8%

40.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3262.3540
Non Family1,5441.2532.2
Female9563.2529.2
Married6983.5161.2
Male1282.74100

3.22

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roxboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3746.99%
9th to 12th Grade75314.08%
High School Graduate1,97136.85%
Some College1,11220.79%
Associates Degree5099.52%
Bachelors Degree4708.79%
Graduate Degree1602.99%

Roxboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,5722,055231
White2,2231,865386
Hispanic50129013
Other Race224101
Multiple Races127113
Native American3912
Asian2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,916$24,391$18,191
Less Than High School$16,402$16,311$
High School Grad$21,012$23,910$14,345
Some College$20,250$23,750$18,641
Bachelors Degree$35,556$$36,181
Graduate Degree$49,539$49,145$

$20,916

Average Earnings

$24,391

Average Male

$18,191

Average Female

Roxboro Language

Roxboro Language by Age

Roxboro Language

87.72% of Roxboro residents speak only English, while 12.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.67% of the population.

Roxboro Poverty

Roxboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,8231,66743.60%
White2,69857221.20%
Hispanic1,14255448.51%
Other58840869.39%
Multiple31612840.51%

36.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.35%

Male Poverty Rate

42.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roxboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roxboro is Other, with 69.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roxboro is White, with 21.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.97%
High School21.88%
Some College20.70%
Bachelors or Greater12.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.80%
Female Employed32.51%
Male Unemployed23.62%
Male Employed7.30%

Roxboro Income

Roxboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,170$40,267
Families$33,061$48,556
Married Families$53,559-
Non Families$18,783$29,342

Roxboro Marital Status

Roxboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Roxboro Married by Age and Sex

Roxboro 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.

Roxboro Marital Status by Race

Roxboro Veterans

451

Number of Veterans

392

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam133
First Gulf War120
Korea47
Second Gulf War45
World War II8
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54133
55 to 64119
65 to 74108
75+91
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2759.29%
White1766.54%
Hispanic588.62%

$Roxboro Veterans by Education

8.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roxboro Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

14.1%

Unemployment Rate

Roxboro 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

72.08%

Born in North Carolina

92.32%

Native Born

7.68%

Foreign Born

6.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.32% of Roxboro residents were born in the United States, with 72.08% having been born in North Carolina. 6.72% 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
20208,32190.11%
20198,31290.11%
20188,303120.14%
20178,29190.11%
20168,282170.21%
20158,265150.18%
20148,250-34-0.41%
20138,28470.08%
20128,277-76-0.91%
20118,353160.19%
20108,337-359-0.42%
20008,6961,3641.72%
19907,332-200-0.27%
19807,5322,1623.44%
19705,3702230.43%
19605,1478261.76%
19504,321-278-0.62%
19404,5999422.32%
19303,6570.00%