Wallace, North Carolina Population 2024

3,476

Wallace is a city located in Duplin County and Pender County North Carolina. Wallace has a 2024 population of 3,476. Wallace is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,413 in 2020.

The average household income in Wallace is $61,373 with a poverty rate of 9.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wallace is 46.2 years, 51.7 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Wallace Demographics

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

  • White: 64.04%
  • Black or African American: 22.83%
  • Two or more races: 7.09%
  • Other race: 4.18%
  • Native American: 1.86%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,132.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.85% (63)
The current population of Wallace, North Carolina is 3,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,413.

Wallace, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20564.04%
Black or African American78622.83%
Two or more races2447.09%
Other race1444.18%
Native American641.86%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wallace Population by Race

Wallace Population Pyramid 2024

Wallace Median Age

46.2

Total

51.7

Male

45.9

Female

Wallace Adults

There are 2,661 adults, (874 of whom are seniors) in Wallace.

Wallace Age Dependency

92.7

Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wallace Sex Ratio

Female1,95656.81%
Male1,48743.19%

Wallace Population by Age

Wallace Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6642.0259.440.6
Married7662.7183.616.4
Non Family6761.0133.666.4
Female2222.685545
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.7

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wallace 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

Wallace Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wallace Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.73%.

Wallace Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,546

Average Earnings

$34,083

Average Male

$31,651

Average Female

Wallace Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wallace Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wallace Language

83.32% of Wallace residents speak only English, while 16.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.48% of the population.

Wallace Language

Wallace Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple23821992.02%
White1,8121106.07%
Hispanic526387.22%
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9.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

9.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wallace

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wallace is Multiple, with 92.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wallace is White, with 6.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.8%.

Wallace Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.11%
Less Than 9th Grade7.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
Some College
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Wallace Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.35%
Male Employed4.85%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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Wallace Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wallace Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wallace Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wallace Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wallace 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 20-34.

Wallace Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wallace Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

362

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

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Wallace Veterans by War

count

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Wallace Veterans by Age

count

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Wallace Veterans by Race

Wallace Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wallace Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wallace Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wallace Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wallace 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

56.43%

Born in Wallace

91.23%

Native Born

8.77%

Foreign Born

7.29%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.23% of Wallace residents were born in the United States, with 56.43% having been born in North Carolina. 7.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wallace Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,566180.51%
20283,548180.51%
20273,530180.51%
20263,512180.52%
20253,494180.52%
20243,476180.52%
20233,458180.52%
20223,440180.53%
20213,42290.26%
20203,413-455-11.76%
20193,868-20-0.51%
20183,888-6-0.15%
20173,894-23-0.59%
20163,917-2-0.05%
20153,919-41-1.04%
20143,96080.2%
20133,95230.08%
20123,949140.36%
20113,935320.82%
20103,90355916.72%
20003,34440513.78%
19902,939361.24%
19802,903-2-0.07%
19702,905
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Wallace Population by Year