Statesville, North Carolina Population 2024

30,671

Statesville is a city located in Iredell County North Carolina. Statesville has a 2024 population of 30,671. It is also the county seat of Iredell County.Statesville is currently growing at a rate of 1.64% annually and its population has increased by 7.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,585 in 2020.

The average household income in Statesville is $69,519 with a poverty rate of 18.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Statesville is 38.3 years, 33.9 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Statesville Demographics

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

  • White: 54%
  • Black or African American: 29.85%
  • Two or more races: 7.01%
  • Other race: 5.92%
  • Asian: 2.15%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
Land Area (mi²)
24.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,239.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.3% (2,086)
The current population of Statesville, North Carolina is 30,671 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,585.

Statesville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,43154%
Black or African American8,53129.85%
Two or more races2,0037.01%
Other race1,6915.92%
Asian6132.15%
Native American2160.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander910.32%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Statesville Population by Race

Statesville Population Pyramid 2024

Statesville Median Age

38.3

Total

33.9

Male

41.4

Female

Statesville Adults

There are 22,082 adults, (5,006 of whom are seniors) in Statesville.

Statesville Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Statesville Sex Ratio

Female14,50850.77%
Male14,06849.23%

Statesville Population by Age

Statesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,4002.4155.244.8
Married4,3833.1774.525.5
Non Family4,1751.1538.861.2
Female2,2523.1351.848.2
Male5902.8640.859.2
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Statesville 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

Statesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Statesville 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Statesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,264

Average Earnings

$44,392

Average Male

$33,485

Average Female

Statesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Statesville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Statesville Language

82.71% of Statesville residents speak only English, while 17.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.86% of the population.

Statesville Language

Statesville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,9051,70712.28%
Black8,1431,54518.97%
Hispanic4,2851,48434.63%
Multiple1,95774337.97%
Other1,67963938.06%
Native1663822.89%
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18.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.06%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Statesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Statesville is Other, with 38.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Statesville is White, with 12.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

Statesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.3%
High School21.07%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%
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Statesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.9%
Male Unemployed17.48%
Female Employed10.98%
Male Employed8.42%
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Statesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Statesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Statesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Statesville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Statesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Statesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,021

Number of Veterans

870

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

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Statesville Veterans by War

count

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Statesville Veterans by Age

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Statesville Veterans by Race

Statesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Statesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Statesville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Statesville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Statesville 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

57.5%

Born in Statesville

90.26%

Native Born

9.74%

Foreign Born

6.42%

Non Citizen

3.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.26% of Statesville residents were born in the United States, with 57.5% having been born in North Carolina. 6.42% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,1464951.52%
202832,6514951.54%
202732,1564951.56%
202631,6614951.59%
202531,1664951.61%
202430,6714951.64%
202330,1764951.67%
202229,6814951.7%
202129,1866012.1%
202028,5851,0783.92%
201927,5074581.69%
201827,0493641.36%
201726,6854291.63%
201626,2563611.39%
201525,8954151.63%
201425,4802651.05%
201325,2152691.08%
201224,9462230.9%
201124,7231610.66%
201024,5621,2425.33%
200023,3205,75332.75%
199017,567-1,055-5.67%
198018,622-1,385-6.92%
197020,0071630.82%
196019,8442,94317.41%
195016,9015,46147.74%
194011,4409509.06%
193010,4902,59532.87%
19207,8953,29671.67%
19104,5991,45846.42%
19003,141
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Statesville Population by Year