Scotland Neck, North Carolina Population 2020

1,822

Scotland Neck is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,822, it is the 265th largest city in North Carolina and the 7989th largest city in the United States. Scotland Neck is currently declining at a rate of -1.35% annually and its population has decreased by -11.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,059 in 2010. Scotland Neck reached it's highest population of 2,040 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Scotland Neck has a population density of 1,534 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scotland Neck is $47,165 with a poverty rate of 35.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $87,500. The median age in Scotland Neck is 50.4 years, 52 years for males, and 50.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.1 males.

Scotland Neck Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 70.94%
  • White: 28.48%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Scotland Neck, North Carolina is 1,822, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,872.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,059.

Scotland Neck, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American97970.94%
White39328.48%
Some Other Race80.58%

Scotland Neck Population Pyramid 2020

Scotland Neck Median Age

50.4


Total

52


Male

50.1


Female

Scotland Neck Adults

There are 1,181 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Scotland Neck.

Scotland Neck Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotland Neck Sex Ratio

Female

775

56.16%

Male

605

43.84%

Scotland Neck Households and Families

Scotland Neck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scotland Neck Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.5%35.5%
All45.5%54.5%
Non Family44.1%55.9%
Male35.3%64.7%
Female27.5%72.5%

45.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5852.2645.5
Non Family2471.1744.1
Married1662.7364.5
Female1383.4627.5
Male343.0635.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scotland Neck Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12611.90%
9th to 12th Grade14613.79%
High School Graduate46944.29%
Some College17816.81%
Associates Degree363.40%
Bachelors Degree847.93%
Graduate Degree201.89%

Scotland Neck Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black70950222
White33327682
Hispanic179
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,255$30,260$17,577
Less Than High School$17,950$10,938$18,450
High School Grad$17,634$36,071$14,427
Some College$30,104$$
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,255

Average Earnings

$30,260

Average Male

$17,577

Average Female

Scotland Neck Language

Scotland Neck Language by Age

Scotland Neck Language

96.46% of Scotland Neck residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Scotland Neck Poverty

Scotland Neck Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black93842745.52%
White3694311.65%

35.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.66%

Male Poverty Rate

31.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotland Neck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotland Neck is Black, with 45.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotland Neck is White, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.62%
Some College33.66%
High School29.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed12.32%
Female Employed7.49%

Scotland Neck Income

Scotland Neck Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,750$47,165
Families$37,692$68,366
Married Families$56,250-
Non Families$11,181$15,858

Scotland Neck Marital Status

Scotland Neck Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotland Neck Married by Age and Sex

Scotland Neck Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scotland Neck Marital Status by Race

Scotland Neck Veterans

67

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War6
Korea5
World War II2
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6424
65 to 7423
75+20
35 to 54
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black394.73%
White288.05%

$Scotland Neck Veterans by Education

30.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotland Neck Employment Status

38.7%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Scotland Neck 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

88.19%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Scotland Neck residents were born in the United States, with 88.19% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,822-25-1.35%
20191,847-25-1.34%
20181,872-25-1.32%
20171,897-25-1.30%
20161,922-17-0.88%
20151,939-21-1.07%
20141,960-26-1.31%
20131,986-15-0.75%
20122,001-17-0.84%
20112,018-22-1.08%
20102,0400.00%