Roxboro, North Carolina Population 2024

8,236

Roxboro is a city located in Person County North Carolina. Roxboro has a 2024 population of 8,236. It is also the county seat of Person County.Roxboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,145 in 2020.

The average household income in Roxboro is $54,233 with a poverty rate of 32.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Roxboro is 40.7 years, 37.8 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Roxboro Demographics

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

  • White: 50.47%
  • Black or African American: 34.62%
  • Two or more races: 11.86%
  • Native American: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,171.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.12% (91)
The current population of Roxboro, North Carolina is 8,236 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,145.

Roxboro, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,10450.47%
Black or African American2,81534.62%
Two or more races96411.86%
Native American1341.65%
Other race690.85%
Asian450.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Roxboro Population by Race

Roxboro Population Pyramid 2024

Roxboro Median Age

40.7

Total

37.8

Male

43

Female

Roxboro Adults

There are 6,390 adults, (1,692 of whom are seniors) in Roxboro.

Roxboro Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Roxboro Sex Ratio

Female4,32453.18%
Male3,80746.82%

Roxboro Population by Age

Roxboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5302.1950.449.6
Non Family1,7071.2943.456.6
Female8213.4538.661.4
Married8042.880.319.7
Male1982.2238.461.6
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Roxboro 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

Roxboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roxboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Roxboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,107

Average Earnings

$35,635

Average Male

$23,131

Average Female

Roxboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roxboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Roxboro Language

93.85% of Roxboro residents speak only English, while 6.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Roxboro Language

Roxboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,7211,28247.12%
White3,72361216.44%
Multiple96439841.29%
Hispanic52124947.79%
Native134134100%
Other6922.9%
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32.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.84%

Male Poverty Rate

35.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roxboro

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roxboro is Other, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.39%.

Roxboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.79%
High School21.33%
Some College20.38%
Bachelors or Greater9.56%
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Roxboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.88%
Female Employed22.04%
Male Unemployed15.97%
Male Employed10.35%
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Roxboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roxboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Roxboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

22.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Roxboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Roxboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Roxboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

350

Number of Veterans

251

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

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Roxboro Veterans by War

count

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Roxboro Veterans by Age

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Roxboro Veterans by Race

Roxboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roxboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Roxboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Roxboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Roxboro 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

69.63%

Born in Roxboro

96.9%

Native Born

3.1%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.9% of Roxboro residents were born in the United States, with 69.63% having been born in North Carolina. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roxboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,411350.42%
20288,376350.42%
20278,341350.42%
20268,306350.42%
20258,271350.42%
20248,236350.43%
20238,201350.43%
20228,166350.43%
20218,131-14-0.17%
20208,145-185-2.22%
20198,33090.11%
20188,321130.16%
20178,308110.13%
20168,297190.23%
20158,278160.19%
20148,262-30-0.36%
20138,29260.07%
20128,286-74-0.89%
20118,360180.22%
20108,342-354-4.07%
20008,6961,36418.6%
19907,332-200-2.66%
19807,5322,16240.26%
19705,3702234.33%
19605,14782619.12%
19504,321-278-6.04%
19404,59994225.76%
19303,657
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Roxboro Population by Year