Southern Pines, North Carolina Population 2020

15,029

Southern Pines is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 15,029, it is the 65th largest city in North Carolina and the 2303rd largest city in the United States. Southern Pines is currently growing at a rate of 2.57% annually and its population has increased by 21.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,334 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Southern Pines has a population density of 881 people per square mile.

The average household income in Southern Pines is $96,308 with a poverty rate of 14.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $895 per month, and the median house value is $295,900. The median age in Southern Pines is 44.5 years, 41.7 years for males, and 48.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.4 males.

Southern Pines Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Southern Pines was:

  • White: 78.12%
  • Black or African American: 17.00%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.39%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.23%
The current population of Southern Pines, North Carolina is 15,029, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,277.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,334.

Southern Pines, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020101,5821,4501.43%
2019100,1321,4501.45%
201898,6821,4501.47%
201797,2321,8401.89%
201695,3921,3781.44%
201594,0141,1891.26%
201492,8251,4561.57%
201391,3691,1831.29%
201290,1869391.04%
201189,2476600.74%
201088,5870.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,69878.12%
Black or African American2,32817.00%
Asian2631.92%
Two or More Races1911.39%
Some Other Race1411.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.23%

Southern Pines Population Pyramid 2020

Southern Pines Median Age

44.5


Total

41.7


Male

48.5


Female

Southern Pines Adults

There are 11,131 adults, (3,614 of whom are seniors) in Southern Pines.

Southern Pines Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Southern Pines Sex Ratio

Female

7,551

55.14%

Male

6,143

44.86%

Southern Pines Households and Families

Southern Pines Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Southern Pines Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All54.7%45.3%
Male53.5%46.5%
Non Family38.8%61.2%
Female16.2%83.8%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1802.1154.7
Non Family2,8711.1838.8
Married2,4502.8583.8
Female6612.9816.2
Male1983.4653.5

2.86

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Southern Pines Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3743.62%
9th to 12th Grade4053.92%
High School Graduate1,41713.71%
Some College1,95418.90%
Associates Degree8628.34%
Bachelors Degree2,94628.49%
Graduate Degree2,38123.03%

Southern Pines Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1397,8994,947
Black1,4731,10494
Hispanic397363156
Asian1705745
Multiple Races1118861
Other Race676714
Native American313117

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 60.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,944$54,119$28,032
Less Than High School$21,014$22,260$
High School Grad$21,114$25,091$18,286
Some College$27,444$34,954$18,298
Bachelors Degree$52,980$76,299$37,487
Graduate Degree$70,708$106,100$50,594

$40,944

Average Earnings

$54,119

Average Male

$28,032

Average Female

Southern Pines Language

Southern Pines Language by Age

Southern Pines Language

93.30% of Southern Pines residents speak only English, while 6.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Southern Pines Poverty

Southern Pines Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,2041,05948.05%
White9,9027697.77%
Hispanic566366.36%
Multiple191105.24%
Native14321.43%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.10%

Male Poverty Rate

15.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southern Pines

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southern Pines is Black, with 48.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southern Pines is Multiple, with 5.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.06%
High School16.12%
Some College13.99%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.97%
Female Unemployed43.92%
Female Employed13.93%
Male Employed3.80%

Southern Pines Income

Southern Pines Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,453$96,308
Families$91,528$135,582
Married Families$120,750-
Non Families$38,170$50,040

Southern Pines Marital Status

Southern Pines Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Southern Pines Married by Age and Sex

Southern Pines 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 45-54.

Southern Pines Marital Status by Race

Southern Pines Veterans

1,340

Number of Veterans

1,086

Male Veterans

254

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War467
First Gulf War419
Vietnam316
World War II162
Korea80
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54400
75+352
55 to 64263
65 to 74220
18 to 34105
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,22914.58%
Black633.70%
Hispanic358.79%
2 or More2823.33%
Asian209.22%

$Southern Pines Veterans by Education

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southern Pines Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Southern Pines 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

39.47%

Born in North Carolina

95.12%

Native Born

4.88%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.12% of Southern Pines residents were born in the United States, with 39.47% having been born in North Carolina. 2.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,0293762.57%
201914,6533762.63%
201814,2772501.78%
201714,0273762.75%
201613,6512461.84%
201513,4052101.59%
201413,1952762.14%
201312,9192071.63%
201212,7121541.23%
201112,5581120.90%
201012,4461,5281.32%
200010,9181,7891.81%
19909,1295090.58%
19808,6202,6833.80%
19705,9377391.34%
19605,1989261.98%
19504,2721,0472.85%
19403,2257012.48%
19302,5240.00%