Wanchese, North Carolina Population 2021

1,732
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Wanchese is a city located in Dare County North Carolina. Wanchese has a 2020 population of 1,732. Wanchese is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,642 in 2010. Wanchese reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Wanchese is $69,753 with a poverty rate of 5.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,099 per month, and the median house value is $218,500. The median age in Wanchese is 43 years, 42.4 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Wanchese Demographics

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

  • White: 95.96%
  • Other race: 3.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wanchese, North Carolina is 1,732 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,732.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,642.

Wanchese, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,66295.96%
Some Other Race563.23%
Two or More Races140.81%
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Wanchese Population by Race

Wanchese Population Pyramid $2021

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Wanchese Median Age

43


Total

42.4


Male

43.8


Female

Wanchese Adults

There are 1,360 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Wanchese.

Wanchese Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wanchese Sex Ratio

Female

859

49.60%

Male

873

50.40%

Wanchese Population by Age

Wanchese Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wanchese Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male44.2%55.8%
Female47%53%
Non Family59%41%
All61.2%38.8%
Married72.4%27.6%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wanchese Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6832.5461.2
Married2942.872.4
Non Family1951.0459
Female1513.7247
Male433.3544.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Wanchese Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade383.14%
9th to 12th Grade141.16%
High School Graduate53043.84%
Some College31325.89%
Associates Degree806.62%
Bachelors Degree20116.63%
Graduate Degree332.73%
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Wanchese Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wanchese Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1111,088234
Hispanic9869
Other Race2517

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.06%.

Wanchese Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,378$44,948$22,393
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,921$38,274$24,943
Some College$31,648$46,786$19,583
Bachelors Degree$39,688$93,281$20,509
Graduate Degree$55,000$$

$32,378

Average Earnings

$44,948

Average Male

$22,393

Average Female

Wanchese Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wanchese Language by Age

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Wanchese Language

91.82% of Wanchese residents speak only English, while 8.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Wanchese Language

Wanchese Poverty by Race

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5.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.65%

Male Poverty Rate

7.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wanchese

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wanchese is White, with 5.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wanchese is White, with 5.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.57%.

Wanchese Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College8.65%
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
High School0.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wanchese Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed2.60%
Male Employed0.83%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wanchese Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wanchese Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,799$69,753
Families$61,429$73,326
Married Families$83,333-
Non Families$32,250$43,689
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Income by Household Type

Wanchese Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wanchese Married by Age and Sex

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Wanchese 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 35-44.

Wanchese Marital Status by Race

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Wanchese Marital Status

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97

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
First Gulf War18
Korea13
Second Gulf War8
World War II4

Wanchese Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7432
75+30
55 to 6419
35 to 548
18 to 348

Wanchese Veterans by Age

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Wanchese Veterans by Race

Wanchese Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wanchese Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Wanchese Employment by Age

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Wanchese Employment by Race

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Wanchese 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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55.95%

Born in Wanchese

94.11%

Native Born

5.89%

Foreign Born

5.89%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.11% of Wanchese residents were born in the United States, with 55.95% having been born in North Carolina. 5.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wanchese Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,7320.00%
20201,7320.00%
20191,732-100-5.46%
20181,83221313.16%
20171,619835.40%
20161,536614.14%
20151,475-278-15.86%
20141,753-111-5.95%
20131,864-70-3.62%
20121,93422112.90%
20111,713714.32%
20101,6420.00%

Wanchese Population by Year