Spindale, North Carolina Population 2020

4,249

Spindale is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,249, it is the 164th largest city in North Carolina and the 5231st largest city in the United States. Spindale is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,321 in 2010. Spindale reached it's highest population of 4,327 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Spindale has a population density of 793 people per square mile.

The average household income in Spindale is $45,852 with a poverty rate of 13.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $83,600. The median age in Spindale is 36.3 years, 40.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.

Spindale Demographics

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

  • White: 59.18%
  • Black or African American: 34.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.21%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Spindale, North Carolina is 4,249, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,321.

Spindale, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,50459.18%
Black or African American1,45734.44%
Two or More Races1363.21%
Asian992.34%
Some Other Race260.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.21%

Spindale Population Pyramid 2020

Spindale Median Age

36.3


Total

40.6


Male

35.2


Female

Spindale Adults

There are 3,284 adults, (534 of whom are seniors) in Spindale.

Spindale Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Spindale Sex Ratio

Female

2,254

53.27%

Male

1,977

46.73%

Spindale Households and Families

Spindale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spindale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
Female56.9%43.1%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Male11.5%88.5%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4662.755.7
Married6133.3173.1
Non Family4971.0445.5
Female2253.2156.9
Male1315.2811.5

3.36

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spindale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1154.15%
9th to 12th Grade38713.96%
High School Graduate91833.10%
Some College64323.19%
Associates Degree33111.94%
Bachelors Degree2699.70%
Graduate Degree1103.97%

Spindale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8031,424343
Black87777415
Hispanic474721
Asian3717
Other Race2626
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 44.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,120$34,031$25,822
Less Than High School$24,296$24,408$24,083
High School Grad$27,326$34,088$21,953
Some College$32,225$46,088$30,066
Bachelors Degree$28,702$28,750$
Graduate Degree$38,393$45,357$

$30,120

Average Earnings

$34,031

Average Male

$25,822

Average Female

Spindale Language

Spindale Language by Age

Spindale Language

95.04% of Spindale residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Spindale Poverty

Spindale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,32226611.46%
Black1,34625218.72%

13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.54%

Male Poverty Rate

13.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spindale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spindale is Black, with 18.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spindale is White, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.29%
High School18.65%
Some College16.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.41%
Female Unemployed31.82%
Female Employed8.56%
Male Employed0.55%

Spindale Income

Spindale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,071$45,852
Families$46,806$53,623
Married Families$61,823-
Non Families$21,406$24,549

Spindale Marital Status

Spindale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Spindale Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Spindale Marital Status by Race

Spindale Veterans

152

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
First Gulf War30
Korea10
Second Gulf War8
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6462
65 to 7445
35 to 5430
75+15
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White954.54%
Black575.22%

$Spindale Veterans by Education

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spindale Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Spindale 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

74.64%

Born in North Carolina

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.62% of Spindale residents were born in the United States, with 74.64% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,249110.26%
20194,238110.26%
20184,22790.21%
20174,218110.26%
20164,207-29-0.68%
20154,236-8-0.19%
20144,244-25-0.59%
20134,269-2-0.05%
20124,271-35-0.81%
20114,306-21-0.49%
20104,3273050.73%
20004,022-18-0.04%
19904,040-206-0.50%
19804,2463980.99%
19703,848-234-0.59%
19604,0821910.48%
19503,891-61-0.16%
19403,9528862.57%
19303,0660.00%