Sugar Mountain, North Carolina Population 2024

378

Sugar Mountain is a city located in Avery County North Carolina. Sugar Mountain has a 2024 population of 378. Sugar Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 374 in 2020.

The average household income in Sugar Mountain is $134,745 with a poverty rate of 6.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sugar Mountain is 61.2 years, 62 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Sugar Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 97.55%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
158.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.07% (4)
The current population of Sugar Mountain, North Carolina is 378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 374.

Sugar Mountain, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47797.55%
Asian81.64%
Two or more races40.82%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sugar Mountain Population by Race

Sugar Mountain Population Pyramid 2024

Sugar Mountain Median Age

61.2

Total

62

Male

60.5

Female

Sugar Mountain Adults

There are 453 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Sugar Mountain.

Sugar Mountain Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

77

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sugar Mountain Sex Ratio

Female25952.97%
Male23047.03%

Sugar Mountain Population by Age

Sugar Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2481.9778.621.4
Married1162.3489.710.3
Non Family991.0985.914.1
Male253.60100
Female82.57525
showing: 5 rows

2.54

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sugar Mountain 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

Sugar Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sugar Mountain 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 asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Sugar Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$87,500

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$91,111

Average Female

Sugar Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sugar Mountain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sugar Mountain Language

95.87% of Sugar Mountain residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Sugar Mountain Language

Sugar Mountain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White475285.89%
Asian8225%
Multiple4125%
showing: 3 rows

6.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.61%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sugar Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sugar Mountain is Asian, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sugar Mountain is White, with 5.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.76%.

Sugar Mountain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.48%
Some College5.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Sugar Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed7.03%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sugar Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sugar Mountain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sugar Mountain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sugar Mountain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sugar Mountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sugar Mountain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sugar Mountain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sugar Mountain Veterans by War

count

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Sugar Mountain Veterans by Age

count

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Sugar Mountain Veterans by Race

Sugar Mountain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sugar Mountain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sugar Mountain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sugar Mountain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sugar Mountain 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

34.76%

Born in Sugar Mountain

96.93%

Native Born

3.07%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.93% of Sugar Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 34.76% having been born in North Carolina. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sugar Mountain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938310.26%
202838210.26%
202738110.26%
202638010.26%
202537910.26%
202437810.27%
202337710.27%
202237610.27%
202137510.27%
202037417890.82%
2019196
2018196
201719610.51%
2016195-1-0.51%
2015196-1-0.51%
2014197-1-0.51%
2013198
2012198-1-0.5%
2011199-2-1%
2010201
showing: 20 rows

Sugar Mountain Population by Year