Sawmills is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,218, it is the 137th largest city in North Carolina and the 4630th largest city in the United States. Sawmills is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually but its population has decreased by -0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,240 in 2010. Sawmills reached it's highest population of 5,221 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Sawmills has a population density of 788 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sawmills is $52,961 with a poverty rate of 19.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $108,800. The median age in Sawmills is 46.3 years, 43.2 years for males, and 48.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.1 males.