Valdese is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,478, it is the 158th largest city in North Carolina and the 5076th largest city in the United States. Valdese is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually but its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,490 in 2010. Valdese reached it's highest population of 4,485 in 2000. Spanning over 8 miles, Valdese has a population density of 570 people per square mile.
The average household income in Valdese is $63,293 with a poverty rate of 16.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $597 per month, and the median house value is $117,900. The median age in Valdese is 46.3 years, 45.1 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.9 males.