Siler City, North Carolina Population 2021

8,469
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Siler City is a city located in Chatham County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,469, it is the 100th largest city in North Carolina and the 3473rd largest city in the United States . Siler City is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 7.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,887 in 2010. Siler City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Siler City has a population density of 1,408 people per square mile.

The average household income in Siler City is $48,213 with a poverty rate of 21.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $106,000. The median age in Siler City is 35 years, 35.5 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Siler City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Siler Citywas:

  • White: 61.61%
  • Black or African American: 20.83%
  • Other race: 11.79%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Siler City, North Carolina is 8,469 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,225.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,887.

Siler City, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,97761.61%
Black or African American1,68320.83%
Some Other Race95211.79%
Two or More Races3524.36%
Asian1041.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.12%
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Siler City Population by Race

Siler City Population Pyramid $2021

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Siler City Median Age

35


Total

35.5


Male

33.6


Female

Siler City Adults

There are 5,641 adults, (1,311 of whom are seniors) in Siler City.

Siler City Age Dependency

86.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Siler City Sex Ratio

Female

4,534

56.13%

Male

3,544

43.87%

Siler City Population by Age

Siler City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Siler City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female29.8%70.2%
Male36.7%63.3%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
All53.9%46.1%
Married69.1%30.9%

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Siler City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7352.8853.9
Married1,1373.9169.1
Non Family9621.2550.5
Female4403.5829.8
Male1963.2736.7

3.61

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Siler City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,06321.57%
9th to 12th Grade49810.11%
High School Graduate1,44629.35%
Some College1,15423.42%
Associates Degree2695.46%
Bachelors Degree3346.78%
Graduate Degree1633.31%
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Siler City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Siler City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,68172410
White1,6771,515410
Black1,4061,06077
Other Race513247
2+ Races8787
Asian7020
Native American1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.45%.

Siler City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,597$27,432$22,053
Less Than 9th Grade$25,156$26,455$22,015
High School Graduate$25,122$30,208$14,214
Some College$22,869$24,565$22,090
Bachelors Degree$61,223$$60,190
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,597

Average Earnings

$27,432

Average Male

$22,053

Average Female

Siler City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Siler City Language by Age

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Siler City Language

53.76% of Siler City residents speak only English, while 46.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.19% of the population.

Siler City Language

Siler City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,72086023.12%
White2,01736217.95%
Black1,60929318.21%
Other88723226.16%
Multiple35214440.91%
Native1010100.00%

21.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Siler City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Siler City is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Siler City is White, with 17.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.17%.

Siler City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.74%
High School22.78%
Some College22.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%

Siler City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed39.82%
Female Unemployed20.98%
Male Employed15.62%
Female Employed10.25%

Siler City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Siler City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,222$48,213
Families$43,685$54,948
Married Families$50,850-
Non Families$21,581$32,231
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Income by Household Type

Siler City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Siler City Married by Age and Sex

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Siler City 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.

Siler City Marital Status by Race

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Siler City Marital Status

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280

Number of Veterans

236

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
Korea61
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War17
World War II

Siler City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7490
55 to 6477
75+73
35 to 5440
18 to 34

Siler City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1905.64%
Black906.23%

Siler City Veterans by Race

Siler City Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Siler City Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Siler City Employment by Age

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Siler City Employment by Race

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Siler City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.39%

Born in Siler City

74.56%

Native Born

25.44%

Foreign Born

20.69%

Non Citizen

4.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.56% of Siler City residents were born in the United States, with 60.39% having been born in North Carolina. 20.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Siler City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,4691221.46%
20208,3471221.48%
20198,2251221.51%
20188,103730.91%
20178,03010.01%
20168,029410.51%
20157,988470.59%
20147,941290.37%
20137,912-2-0.03%
20127,914730.93%
20117,841-13-0.17%
20107,8548881.21%
20006,9662,1583.78%
19904,8083620.79%
19804,446-243-0.53%
19704,6892340.51%
19604,4551,9545.94%
19502,5010.00%

Siler City Population by Year