Trenton, North Carolina Population 2020

287

Trenton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 287, it is the 483rd largest city in North Carolina and the 15486th largest city in the United States. Trenton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 287 in 2010. Trenton reached it's highest population of 306 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Trenton has a population density of 1,264 people per square mile.

The average household income in Trenton is $45,272 with a poverty rate of 46.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $669 per month, and the median house value is $78,100. The median age in Trenton is 30 years, 32.8 years for males, and 25.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Trenton Demographics

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

  • White: 62.01%
  • Black or African American: 34.80%
  • Native American: 1.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Trenton, North Carolina is 287, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 287.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 287.

Trenton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25362.01%
Black or African American14234.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native71.72%
Two or More Races61.47%

Trenton Population Pyramid 2020

Trenton Median Age

30


Total

32.8


Male

25.4


Female

Trenton Adults

There are 271 adults, (50 of whom are seniors) in Trenton.

Trenton Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62

Child Dependency Ratio

Trenton Sex Ratio

Female

216

52.94%

Male

192

47.06%

Trenton Households and Families

Trenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Trenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female59.4%40.6%
Married55.3%44.7%
All53.1%46.9%
Male50%50%
Non Family46.7%53.3%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All130353.1
Married384.1155.3
Female323.6959.4
Non Family30046.7
Male302.8750

3.3

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

13.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Trenton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52.26%
9th to 12th Grade4721.27%
High School Graduate6931.22%
Some College6931.22%
Associates Degree10.45%
Bachelors Degree209.05%
Graduate Degree104.52%

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9174
White908330
Hispanic3412
Native American77
Multiple Races6

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 white people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,477$25,625$26,563
Less Than High School$17,031$$
High School Grad$21,750$$20,750
Some College$30,000$$27,237
Bachelors Degree$41,094$41,406$
Graduate Degree$44,375$$44,375

$26,477

Average Earnings

$25,625

Average Male

$26,563

Average Female

Trenton Language

Trenton Language by Age

Trenton Language

76.39% of Trenton residents speak only English, while 23.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.61% of the population.

Trenton Poverty

Trenton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1039693.20%
Black1287357.03%
White15385.23%
Multiple66100.00%

46.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.30%

Male Poverty Rate

42.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trenton is White, with 5.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 70.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School73.33%
High School42.42%
Some College12.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed37.50%
Female Employed28.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Trenton Income

Trenton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,643$45,272
Families$34,167$40,517
Married Families$38,750-
Non Families-$37,857

Trenton Marital Status

Trenton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Trenton Married by Age and Sex

Trenton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Trenton Marital Status by Race

Trenton Veterans

33

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Korea12
First Gulf War5
World War II1
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+13
55 to 6413
65 to 747
35 to 54
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1913.57%
Black1411.86%

$Trenton Veterans by Education

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trenton Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Trenton 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

59.31%

Born in North Carolina

92.89%

Native Born

7.11%

Foreign Born

7.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.89% of Trenton residents were born in the United States, with 59.31% having been born in North Carolina. 7.11% 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
20202870.00%
20192870.00%
201828720.70%
20172850.00%
2016285-8-2.73%
2015293-4-1.35%
2014297-5-1.66%
2013302-2-0.66%
201230410.33%
2011303-3-0.98%
20103060.00%