Siler City, North Carolina Population 2024

8,420

Siler City is a city located in Chatham County North Carolina. Siler City has a 2024 population of 8,420. Siler City is currently growing at a rate of 2.1% annually and its population has increased by 8.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,760 in 2020.

The average household income in Siler City is $73,261 with a poverty rate of 28.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Siler City is 37.3 years, 39.7 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Siler City Demographics

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

  • White: 45.11%
  • Other race: 30.55%
  • Black or African American: 15.05%
  • Two or more races: 9.2%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,400.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.51% (660)
The current population of Siler City, North Carolina is 8,420 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,760.

Siler City, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,54045.11%
Other race2,39730.55%
Black or African American1,18115.05%
Two or more races7229.2%
Native American70.09%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Siler City Population by Race

Siler City Population Pyramid 2024

Siler City Median Age

37.3

Total

39.7

Male

34.6

Female

Siler City Adults

There are 5,740 adults, (1,138 of whom are seniors) in Siler City.

Siler City Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Siler City Sex Ratio

Female4,22453.83%
Male3,62346.17%

Siler City Population by Age

Siler City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8052.725941
Non Family1,0931.4855.344.7
Married1,0593.3267.632.4
Female5313.4744.155.9
Male1225.3182.817.2
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3.34

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Siler City 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

Siler City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Siler City 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 2+ races people with a rate of 36.21%.

Siler City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,509

Average Earnings

$32,736

Average Male

$28,411

Average Female

Siler City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Siler City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Siler City Language

49.42% of Siler City residents speak only English, while 50.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.36% of the population.

Siler City Language

Siler City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,8881,24932.12%
Other2,33487837.62%
White2,14746121.47%
Black1,12435731.76%
Multiple72228439.34%
Native77100%
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28.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.02%

Male Poverty Rate

30.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Siler City

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Siler City is White, with 21.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.18%.

Siler City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.51%
High School20%
Some College18.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
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Siler City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.57%
Female Employed16.12%
Male Employed13.99%
Female Unemployed
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Siler City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Siler City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Siler City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Siler City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Siler City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Siler City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Siler City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

219

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Siler City Veterans by War

count

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Siler City Veterans by Age

count

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Siler City Veterans by Race

Siler City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Siler City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Siler City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Siler City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Siler City 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

57.37%

Born in Siler City

69.66%

Native Born

30.34%

Foreign Born

27.21%

Non Citizen

3.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.66% of Siler City residents were born in the United States, with 57.37% having been born in North Carolina. 27.21% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,2851731.9%
20289,1121731.94%
20278,9391731.97%
20268,7661732.01%
20258,5931732.05%
20248,4201732.1%
20238,2471732.14%
20228,0741732.19%
20217,9011411.82%
20207,760-468-5.69%
20198,2281221.51%
20188,106710.88%
20178,03540.05%
20168,031390.49%
20157,992470.59%
20147,945290.37%
20137,916
20127,916740.94%
20117,842-12-0.15%
20107,85488812.75%
20006,9662,15844.88%
19904,8083628.14%
19804,446-243-5.18%
19704,6892345.25%
19604,4551,95478.13%
19502,501
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Siler City Population by Year