Spindale, North Carolina Population 2024

4,268

Spindale is a city located in Rutherford County North Carolina. Spindale has a 2024 population of 4,268. Spindale is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,220 in 2020.

The average household income in Spindale is $60,020 with a poverty rate of 14.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Spindale is 50 years, 48.1 years for males, and 50.4 years for females.

Spindale Demographics

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

  • White: 75.65%
  • Black or African American: 17.33%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
796.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.14% (48)
The current population of Spindale, North Carolina is 4,268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,220.

Spindale, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,19175.65%
Black or African American73117.33%
Two or more races1884.46%
Other race621.47%
Asian461.09%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Spindale Population by Race

Spindale Population Pyramid 2024

Spindale Median Age

50

Total

48.1

Male

50.4

Female

Spindale Adults

There are 3,816 adults, (888 of whom are seniors) in Spindale.

Spindale Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Spindale Sex Ratio

Female2,12950.47%
Male2,08949.53%

Spindale Population by Age

Spindale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0461.945.454.6
Non Family1,0881.1235.464.6
Married7152.6863.136.9
Female1753.1742.957.1
Male682.842575
showing: 5 rows

2.71

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spindale 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

Spindale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spindale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 82.26%.

Spindale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,864

Average Earnings

$39,049

Average Male

$32,561

Average Female

Spindale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spindale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spindale Language

97.53% of Spindale residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Spindale Language

Spindale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,01045415.08%
Black60010818%
Hispanic14857.14%
Multiple17431.72%
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14.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

15.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spindale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spindale is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spindale is Multiple, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.69%.

Spindale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.97%
High School20%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
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Spindale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.83%
Male Employed3.44%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Spindale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spindale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spindale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Spindale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Spindale Marriage

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

Spindale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spindale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

216

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Spindale Veterans by War

count

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Spindale Veterans by Age

count

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Spindale Veterans by Race

Spindale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spindale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Spindale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spindale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spindale 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

67.76%

Born in Spindale

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Spindale residents were born in the United States, with 67.76% having been born in North Carolina. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Spindale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,343150.35%
20284,328150.35%
20274,313150.35%
20264,298150.35%
20254,283150.35%
20244,268150.35%
20234,253150.35%
20224,238150.36%
20214,22330.07%
20204,220150.36%
20194,205110.26%
20184,19450.12%
20174,18970.17%
20164,182-27-0.64%
20154,209-9-0.21%
20144,218-24-0.57%
20134,242-3-0.07%
20124,245-35-0.82%
20114,280-20-0.47%
20104,3002786.91%
20004,022-18-0.45%
19904,040-206-4.85%
19804,24639810.34%
19703,848-234-5.73%
19604,0821914.91%
19503,891-61-1.54%
19403,95288628.9%
19303,066
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Spindale Population by Year