Spring Lake, North Carolina Population 2024

11,604

Spring Lake is a city located in Cumberland County North Carolina. Spring Lake has a 2024 population of 11,604. Spring Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,647 in 2020.

The average household income in Spring Lake is $50,881 with a poverty rate of 21.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Spring Lake is 25.2 years, 24.4 years for males, and 26.2 years for females.

Spring Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 41.04%
  • Black or African American: 31.77%
  • Two or more races: 16.4%
  • Other race: 7.44%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
Land Area (mi²)
23.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
493.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.37% (-43)
The current population of Spring Lake, North Carolina is 11,604 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,647.

Spring Lake, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,80641.04%
Black or African American3,72031.77%
Two or more races1,92116.4%
Other race8717.44%
Asian2852.43%
Native American760.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander310.26%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Spring Lake Population by Race

Spring Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Spring Lake Median Age

25.2

Total

24.4

Male

26.2

Female

Spring Lake Adults

There are 8,589 adults, (743 of whom are seniors) in Spring Lake.

Spring Lake Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

9.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Spring Lake Sex Ratio

Female6,01551.37%
Male5,69548.63%

Spring Lake Population by Age

Spring Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4572.4622.177.9
Married1,8133.1322.877.2
Non Family1,6681.1522.177.9
Female8153.3822.977.1
Male1613.7510.689.4
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

22.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spring Lake 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

Spring Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spring Lake 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 asian people with a rate of 40.99%.

Spring Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,866

Average Earnings

$40,838

Average Male

$32,680

Average Female

Spring Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spring Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spring Lake Language

85.43% of Spring Lake residents speak only English, while 14.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.92% of the population.

Spring Lake Language

Spring Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,56093526.26%
White3,82345912.01%
Hispanic2,09843220.59%
Other85640246.96%
Multiple1,80333718.69%
Asian2463614.63%
Native762228.95%
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21.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.66%

Male Poverty Rate

22.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spring Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spring Lake is Other, with 46.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spring Lake is White, with 12.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.91%.

Spring Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.28%
High School22.25%
Some College21.61%
Bachelors or Greater8.68%
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Spring Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed54.29%
Female Unemployed16.44%
Female Employed9.46%
Male Employed7.77%
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Spring Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spring Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spring Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Spring Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Spring Lake 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 20-34.

Spring Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spring Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,294

Number of Veterans

774

Male Veterans

520

Female Veterans

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Spring Lake Veterans by War

count

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Spring Lake Veterans by Age

count

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Spring Lake Veterans by Race

Spring Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

31.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spring Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Spring Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spring Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spring Lake 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

29.04%

Born in Spring Lake

93.48%

Native Born

6.52%

Foreign Born

3.6%

Non Citizen

2.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.48% of Spring Lake residents were born in the United States, with 29.04% having been born in North Carolina. 3.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Spring Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,209-79-0.7%
202811,288-79-0.69%
202711,367-79-0.69%
202611,446-79-0.69%
202511,525-79-0.68%
202411,604-79-0.68%
202311,683-79-0.67%
202211,762-79-0.67%
202111,8411941.67%
202011,647-408-3.38%
201912,055380.32%
201812,01720.02%
201712,015-383-3.09%
201612,398380.31%
201512,360-215-1.71%
201412,575-66-0.52%
201312,6412482%
201212,393-308-2.43%
201112,7011,1309.77%
201011,5713,47342.89%
20008,0985747.63%
19907,5241,25119.94%
19806,2732,30558.09%
19703,968-142-3.45%
19604,110
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Spring Lake Population by Year