Wadesboro, North Carolina Population 2022

4,848
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Wadesboro is a city located in Anson County North Carolina. Wadesboro has a 2020 population of 4,848. Wadesboro is currently declining at a rate of -1.62% annually and its population has decreased by -3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,008 in 2010.

The average household income in Wadesboro is $43,400 with a poverty rate of 35.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $80,300. The median age in Wadesboro is 36 years, 30.4 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Wadesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wadesborowas:

  • Black or African American: 74.93%
  • White: 21.52%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wadesboro, North Carolina is 4,848 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,008.

Wadesboro, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13521.52%
Black or African American3,95174.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.15%
Asian1793.39%
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Wadesboro Population by Race

Wadesboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Wadesboro Median Age

35.1


Total

33.1


Male

44.1


Female

Wadesboro Adults

There are 4,160 adults, (1,074 of whom are seniors) in Wadesboro.

Wadesboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadesboro Sex Ratio

Female

2,800

53.10%

Male

2,473

46.90%

Wadesboro Population by Age

Wadesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wadesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
All42.4%57.6%
Male35.6%64.4%
Female10.5%89.5%

42.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wadesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1482.3442.4
Married3653.6271.8
Male1011.9935.6
Female6173.4110.5
Non Family1,0651.3151.4

3.3

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Wadesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1775.13%
9th to 12th Grade65619.03%
High School Graduate1,26636.73%
Some College73621.35%
Associates Degree2898.38%
Bachelors Degree2938.50%
Graduate Degree300.87%
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Wadesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wadesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian14414461
White848676228
Black2,4481,79134
Hispanic33
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.36%.

Wadesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,034$31,575$22,010
Less Than 9th Grade$23,688$$
High School Graduate$22,219$31,217$15,038
Some College$26,967$61,734$23,534
Bachelors Degree$$$63,816
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,034

Average Earnings

$31,575

Average Male

$22,010

Average Female

Wadesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wadesboro Language by Age

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Wadesboro Language

97.00% of Wadesboro residents speak only English, while 3.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Wadesboro Language

Wadesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33100.00%
Black3,8551,72044.62%
White1,035979.37%
OtherNaN%

35.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.93%

Male Poverty Rate

43.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadesboro

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadesboro is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.82%.

Wadesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.79%
High School27.42%
Some College27.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%

Wadesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.68%
Male Unemployed15.52%
Female Employed25.80%
Female Unemployed72.88%

Wadesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wadesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,354$42,249
Families$24,157$44,803
Married Families$69,083-
Non Families$27,135$39,632
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Income by Household Type

Wadesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.6%

Male Marriage Rate

22.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wadesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Wadesboro 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 55-64.

Wadesboro Marital Status by Race

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Wadesboro Marital Status

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258

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War15
Vietnam90
Korea77
World War II50

Wadesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5432
55 to 6426
65 to 7467
75+133

Wadesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22722.59%
Black311.03%

Wadesboro Veterans by Race

Wadesboro Veterans by Education

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0.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadesboro Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wadesboro Employment by Age

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Wadesboro Employment by Race

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Wadesboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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89.68%

Born in Wadesboro

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Wadesboro residents were born in the United States, with 89.68% having been born in North Carolina. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wadesboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,6480.00%
19303,1244761.67%
19403,5874631.39%
19503,408-179-0.51%
19603,7443360.94%
19703,9772330.61%
19804,2062290.56%
19903,645-561-1.42%
20003,552-93-0.26%
20105,8132,2615.05%
20115,733-80-1.38%
20125,653-80-1.40%
20135,573-80-1.42%
20145,493-80-1.44%
20155,413-80-1.46%
20165,333-80-1.48%
20175,253-80-1.50%
20185,173-80-1.52%
20195,093-80-1.55%
20205,008-85-1.67%
20214,928-80-1.60%
20224,848-80-1.62%

Wadesboro Population by Year