Statesville, North Carolina Population 2021

28,494
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Statesville is a city located in Iredell County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 28,494, it is the 38th largest city in North Carolina and the 1356th largest city in the United States . Statesville is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 16.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,532 in 2010. Statesville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 25 miles, Statesville has a population density of 1,152 people per square mile.

The average household income in Statesville is $57,124 with a poverty rate of 18.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $151,800. The median age in Statesville is 38.8 years, 38.2 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Statesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Statesvillewas:

  • White: 54.78%
  • Black or African American: 36.92%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
The current population of Statesville, North Carolina is 28,494 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,528.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,532.

Statesville, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,61854.78%
Black or African American9,85236.92%
Some Other Race8413.15%
Two or More Races5642.11%
Asian5462.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1250.47%
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Statesville Population by Race

Statesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Statesville Median Age

38.8


Total

38.2


Male

39.6


Female

Statesville Adults

There are 20,155 adults, (4,238 of whom are seniors) in Statesville.

Statesville Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Statesville Sex Ratio

Female

14,033

52.59%

Male

12,652

47.41%

Statesville Population by Age

Statesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Statesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.3%74.7%
Male41.6%58.4%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
All52.3%47.7%
Married79%21%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Statesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6282.4452.3
Non Family4,0921.1742.1
Married3,8763.2479
Female2,0573.2925.3
Male6032.8941.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Statesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0796.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,89210.56%
High School Graduate4,98127.81%
Some College3,95722.09%
Associates Degree1,90510.63%
Bachelors Degree2,88316.09%
Graduate Degree1,2166.79%
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Statesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Statesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,8568,7643,020
Black6,1054,964780
Hispanic1,495876174
Other Race441209
Asian36532079
2+ Races15813746
Islander525252
Native American5050

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Statesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,030$38,604$25,591
Less Than 9th Grade$23,289$24,964$15,669
High School Graduate$27,526$32,341$21,780
Some College$30,470$38,306$26,343
Bachelors Degree$44,456$59,567$30,818
Graduate Degree$63,571$71,544$51,964

$31,030

Average Earnings

$38,604

Average Male

$25,591

Average Female

Statesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Statesville Language by Age

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Statesville Language

86.22% of Statesville residents speak only English, while 13.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.79% of the population.

Statesville Language

Statesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6823,20933.14%
White12,6491,1589.15%
Hispanic2,93241013.98%
Other82817821.50%
Multiple52110419.96%

18.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.10%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Statesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Statesville is Black, with 33.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Statesville is White, with 9.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.

Statesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.54%
High School15.27%
Some College12.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Statesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.21%
Male Unemployed16.28%
Female Employed13.31%
Male Employed6.05%

Statesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Statesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,987$57,124
Families$54,253$68,824
Married Families$74,617-
Non Families$29,256$36,300
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Income by Household Type

Statesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Statesville Married by Age and Sex

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Statesville 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 55-64.

Statesville Marital Status by Race

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Statesville Marital Status

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1,379

Number of Veterans

1,191

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam524
First Gulf War247
Second Gulf War183
Korea120
World War II10

Statesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74370
75+308
55 to 64299
35 to 54289
18 to 34113

Statesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9908.42%
Black3545.05%
Hispanic432.31%
2+ Races188.78%
Other Race172.56%

Statesville Veterans by Race

Statesville Veterans by Education

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11.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Statesville Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Statesville Employment by Age

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Statesville Employment by Race

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Statesville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.65%

Born in Statesville

92.11%

Native Born

7.89%

Foreign Born

5.61%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.11% of Statesville residents were born in the United States, with 63.65% having been born in North Carolina. 5.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Statesville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,4944831.72%
202028,0114831.75%
201927,5284831.79%
201827,0453621.36%
201726,6834471.70%
201626,2363611.40%
201525,8754081.60%
201425,4672621.04%
201325,2052671.07%
201224,9382200.89%
201124,7181560.64%
201024,5621,2420.52%
200023,3205,7532.87%
199017,567-1,055-0.58%
198018,622-1,385-0.71%
197020,0071630.08%
196019,8442,9431.62%
195016,9015,4613.98%
194011,4409500.87%
193010,4902,5952.88%
19207,8953,2965.55%
19104,5991,4583.89%
19003,1410.00%

Statesville Population by Year