Star, North Carolina Population 2024

811

Star is a city located in Montgomery County North Carolina. Star has a 2024 population of 811. Star is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 809 in 2020.

The average household income in Star is $55,296 with a poverty rate of 14.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Star is 47.6 years, 54.1 years for males, and 22.6 years for females.

Star Demographics

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

  • White: 55.05%
  • Black or African American: 33.28%
  • Other race: 10.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
627.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.25% (2)
The current population of Star, North Carolina is 811 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 809.

Star, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White66555.05%
Black or African American40233.28%
Other race12110.02%
Two or more races120.99%
Asian60.5%
Native American20.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Star Population by Race

Star Population Pyramid 2024

Star Median Age

47.6

Total

54.1

Male

22.6

Female

Star Adults

There are 819 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Star.

Star Age Dependency

94.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Star Sex Ratio

Female73560.84%
Male47339.16%

Star Population by Age

Star Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3203.4847.852.2
Married1863.6338.761.3
Non Family872.0652.947.1
Female253.85248
Male227.51000
showing: 5 rows

3.93

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Star 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

Star Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Star Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Star Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,234

Average Earnings

$34,677

Average Male

$16,518

Average Female

Star Earnings by Educational Attainment

Star Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Star Language

59.09% of Star residents speak only English, while 40.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.6% of the population.

Star Language

Star Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White52710519.92%
Black363328.82%
Other1212419.83%
Hispanic2312410.39%
showing: 4 rows

14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.88%

Male Poverty Rate

7.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Star

The race most likely to be in poverty in Star is White, with 19.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Star is Black, with 8.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.7%.

Star Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School38.29%
Less Than 9th Grade11.21%
Bachelors or Greater11.02%
Some College10.38%
showing: 4 rows

Star Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.76%
Male Employed6.12%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Star Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Star Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Star Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Star Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Star Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Star Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Star Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Star Veterans by War

count

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Star Veterans by Age

count

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Star Veterans by Race

Star Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Star Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Star Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Star Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Star 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

76.32%

Born in Star

92.22%

Native Born

7.78%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

6.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.22% of Star residents were born in the United States, with 76.32% having been born in North Carolina. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Star Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202981610.12%
202881510.12%
202781410.12%
202681310.12%
202581210.12%
202481110.12%
202381010.12%
202280910.12%
2021808-1-0.12%
2020809-43-5.05%
201985220.24%
2018850-3-0.35%
2017853-4-0.47%
2016857-5-0.58%
201586220.23%
2014860-5-0.58%
2013865-4-0.46%
2012869-7-0.8%
2011876-1-0.11%
2010877
showing: 20 rows

Star Population by Year