Statesville, North Carolina Population 2020

27,904

Statesville is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 27,904, it is the 38th largest city in North Carolina and the 1365th largest city in the United States. Statesville is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 13.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,532 in 2010. Spanning over 25 miles, Statesville has a population density of 1,128 people per square mile.

The average household income in Statesville is $55,549 with a poverty rate of 20.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $146,200. The median age in Statesville is 38.9 years, 37 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Statesville Demographics

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

  • White: 56.15%
  • Black or African American: 36.21%
  • Other race: 2.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
The current population of Statesville, North Carolina is 27,904, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,532.

Statesville, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,74656.15%
Black or African American9,50936.21%
Some Other Race7802.97%
Two or More Races5932.26%
Asian4241.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander910.35%

Statesville Population Pyramid 2020

Statesville Median Age

38.9


Total

37


Male

40


Female

Statesville Adults

There are 19,809 adults, (3,890 of whom are seniors) in Statesville.

Statesville Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Statesville Sex Ratio

Female

13,747

52.34%

Male

12,516

47.66%

Statesville Households and Families

Statesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Statesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All49.8%50.2%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Male38.1%61.9%
Female24.7%75.3%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2962.4749.8
Non Family3,7141.1839.7
Married3,6573.2277.3
Female2,1723.3224.7
Male7532.7138.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Statesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1026.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,7439.88%
High School Graduate4,93427.97%
Some College4,34124.61%
Associates Degree1,6979.62%
Bachelors Degree2,63914.96%
Graduate Degree1,1846.71%

Statesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8528,8152,885
Black5,8724,837705
Hispanic1,598939157
Other Race39716414
Asian28322943
Multiple Races16914933
Native American4242
Islander373737

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,687$36,048$24,936
Less Than High School$22,815$28,529$14,617
High School Grad$25,792$30,642$20,213
Some College$30,223$36,128$24,594
Bachelors Degree$41,947$53,479$34,615
Graduate Degree$63,424$70,694$58,750

$30,687

Average Earnings

$36,048

Average Male

$24,936

Average Female

Statesville Language

Statesville Language by Age

Statesville Language

86.53% of Statesville residents speak only English, while 13.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.42% of the population.

Statesville Poverty

Statesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3293,17234.00%
White12,6621,36110.75%
Hispanic2,80158120.74%
Other76933343.30%
Multiple55817030.47%

20.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.43%

Male Poverty Rate

22.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Statesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Statesville is Other, with 43.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Statesville is White, with 10.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.93%
Some College16.94%
High School15.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.25%
Female Employed14.95%
Male Unemployed8.14%
Male Employed7.39%

Statesville Income

Statesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,382$55,549
Families$51,500$66,783
Married Families$72,260-
Non Families$26,071$33,189

Statesville Marital Status

Statesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Statesville Married by Age and Sex

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

Statesville Veterans

1,412

Number of Veterans

1,208

Male Veterans

204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam507
First Gulf War254
Second Gulf War203
Korea158
World War II10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74369
35 to 54326
75+314
55 to 64293
18 to 34110
Name Veterans % of Total
White9968.32%
Black3825.70%
Hispanic442.33%
2 or More2110.66%
Other132.68%

$Statesville Veterans by Education

12.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Statesville Employment Status

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Statesville 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

61.61%

Born in North Carolina

91.84%

Native Born

8.16%

Foreign Born

6.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.84% of Statesville residents were born in the United States, with 61.61% having been born in North Carolina. 6.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,9044311.57%
201927,4734311.59%
201827,0423841.44%
201726,6584311.64%
201626,2273651.41%
201525,8624131.62%
201425,4492631.04%
201325,1862671.07%
201224,9192210.89%
201124,6981550.63%
201024,5431,2230.51%
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%