Waco, North Carolina Population 2024

311

Waco is a city located in Cleveland County North Carolina. Waco has a 2024 population of 311. Waco is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 312 in 2020.

The average household income in Waco is $57,813 with a poverty rate of 7.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waco is 52.7 years, 52.3 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Waco Demographics

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

  • White: 92.81%
  • Black or African American: 6.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
395.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.32% (-1)
The current population of Waco, North Carolina is 311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 312.

Waco, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25892.81%
Black or African American196.83%
Two or more races10.36%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Waco Population by Race

Waco Population Pyramid 2024

Waco Median Age

52.7

Total

52.3

Male

55.1

Female

Waco Adults

There are 238 adults, (90 of whom are seniors) in Waco.

Waco Age Dependency

87.8

Age Dependency Ratio

60.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Waco Sex Ratio

Female15455.4%
Male12444.6%

Waco Population by Age

Waco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1052.6581.918.1
Married493.1287.812.2
Male292.971000
Non Family22063.636.4
Female53.40100
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waco 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

Waco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waco Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.74%.

Waco Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,000

Average Earnings

$39,821

Average Male

$55,536

Average Female

Waco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waco Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waco Language

100% of Waco residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Waco Language

Waco Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White258176.59%
Black19421.05%
showing: 2 rows

7.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.26%

Male Poverty Rate

7.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waco is Black, with 21.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waco is White, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.08%.

Waco Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
Some College7.94%
High School7.07%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Waco Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed6.67%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Waco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waco Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waco Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waco Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waco 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 20-34.

Waco Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waco Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Waco Veterans by War

count

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Waco Veterans by Age

count

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Waco Veterans by Race

Waco Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waco Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Waco Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waco Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waco 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

75.54%

Born in Waco

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.64% of Waco residents were born in the United States, with 75.54% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waco Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029306-1-0.33%
2028307-1-0.32%
2027308-1-0.32%
2026309-1-0.32%
2025310-1-0.32%
2024311-1-0.32%
2023312-1-0.32%
2022313-1-0.32%
202131420.64%
2020312-4-1.27%
201931610.32%
201831520.64%
2017313
201631320.64%
2015311-4-1.27%
201431510.32%
2013314-2-0.63%
2012316-1-0.32%
2011317-1-0.31%
2010318
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Waco Population by Year