Siler City, North Carolina Population 2020

8,213

Siler City is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,213, it is the 102nd largest city in North Carolina and the 3553rd largest city in the United States. Siler City is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 4.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,887 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Siler City has a population density of 1,366 people per square mile.

The average household income in Siler City is $44,306 with a poverty rate of 26.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $639 per month, and the median house value is $106,000. The median age in Siler City is 34.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.6 males.

Siler City Demographics

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

  • White: 61.31%
  • Black or African American: 22.22%
  • Other race: 8.48%
  • Two or more races: 6.08%
  • Asian: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Siler City, North Carolina is 8,213, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,887.

Siler City, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,97061.31%
Black or African American1,80122.22%
Some Other Race6878.48%
Two or More Races4936.08%
Asian1401.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.19%

Siler City Population Pyramid 2020

Siler City Median Age

34.8


Total

34.2


Male

35.2


Female

Siler City Adults

There are 5,699 adults, (1,325 of whom are seniors) in Siler City.

Siler City Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Siler City Sex Ratio

Female

4,617

56.96%

Male

3,489

43.04%

Siler City Households and Families

Siler City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Siler City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.3%31.7%
All48.9%51.1%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Female21.2%78.8%
Male7.5%92.5%

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8852.7448.9
Married1,1343.7468.3
Non Family1,0891.2447.3
Female5293.4621.2
Male1333.537.5

3.56

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Siler City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,00919.64%
9th to 12th Grade58811.44%
High School Graduate1,55730.30%
Some College1,13021.99%
Associates Degree2865.57%
Bachelors Degree3947.67%
Graduate Degree1743.39%

Siler City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9211,692500
Hispanic1,5646468
Black1,4541,10360
Other Race394178
Multiple Races169169
Asian9528
Native American1515

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 26.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,417$24,886$21,943
Less Than High School$24,313$22,375$24,719
High School Grad$17,471$26,317$13,155
Some College$20,451$20,462$20,444
Bachelors Degree$55,208$$52,986
Graduate Degree$$$48,646

$22,417

Average Earnings

$24,886

Average Male

$21,943

Average Female

Siler City Language

Siler City Language by Age

Siler City Language

57.30% of Siler City residents speak only English, while 42.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.28% of the population.

Siler City Poverty

Siler City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,4431,11132.27%
White2,14943820.38%
Black1,72635720.68%
Multiple49326152.94%
Other68719828.82%
Native1515100.00%

26.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.46%

Male Poverty Rate

23.16%

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 20.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.79%
High School24.64%
Some College23.34%
Bachelors or Greater8.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.09%
Female Unemployed42.41%
Male Employed19.66%
Female Employed12.96%

Siler City Income

Siler City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,445$44,306
Families$40,025$52,543
Married Families$51,076-
Non Families$18,811$29,011

Siler City Marital Status

Siler City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Siler City Married by Age and Sex

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

Siler City Veterans

379

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
Korea66
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War30
World War II10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74127
75+104
55 to 6491
35 to 5457
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2858.25%
Black946.27%

$Siler City Veterans by Education

8.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Siler City Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Siler City 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

63.36%

Born in North Carolina

76.73%

Native Born

23.27%

Foreign Born

17.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.73% of Siler City residents were born in the United States, with 63.36% having been born in North Carolina. 17.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,21340.05%
20198,20940.05%
20188,205770.95%
20178,12840.05%
20168,124450.56%
20158,079450.56%
20148,034270.34%
20138,007-2-0.02%
20128,009730.92%
20117,936-15-0.19%
20107,9519851.33%
20006,9662,1583.78%
19904,8083620.79%
19804,446-243-0.53%
19704,6892340.51%
19604,4551,9545.94%
19502,5010.00%