Wanchese, North Carolina Population 2020

1,832

Wanchese is a city located in North Carolina. Wanchese has a 2020 population of 1,832. Wanchese is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,642 in 2010. Wanchese reached it's highest population of 1,934 in 2012.

The average household income in Wanchese is $62,068 with a poverty rate of 5.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,018 per month, and the median house value is $223,900. The median age in Wanchese is 38.6 years, 35.2 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Wanchese Demographics

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

  • White: 94.05%
  • Other race: 4.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • 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 1,832, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,832.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,642.

Wanchese, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,72394.05%
Some Other Race854.64%
Two or More Races241.31%

Wanchese Population Pyramid 2020

Wanchese Median Age

38.6


Total

35.2


Male

42.1


Female

Wanchese Adults

There are 1,344 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in Wanchese.

Wanchese Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Wanchese Sex Ratio

Female

958

52.29%

Male

874

47.71%

Wanchese Households and Families

Wanchese Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wanchese Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male67.4%32.6%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
All53.5%46.5%
Married52.5%47.5%
Female46%54%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7202.5453.5
Married3853.152.5
Non Family2051.0455.6
Female873.4446
Male432.9367.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wanchese Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade625.10%
9th to 12th Grade715.84%
High School Graduate47639.18%
Some College30425.02%
Associates Degree736.01%
Bachelors Degree19916.38%
Graduate Degree302.47%

Wanchese Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,046980229
Hispanic169102
Other Race4026

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,029$39,522$22,727
Less Than High School$20,987$20,987$
High School Grad$30,972$39,007$23,826
Some College$29,883$46,534$20,556
Bachelors Degree$36,458$87,750$21,042
Graduate Degree$48,571$48,750$

$30,029

Average Earnings

$39,522

Average Male

$22,727

Average Female

Wanchese Language

Wanchese Language by Age

Wanchese Language

87.48% of Wanchese residents speak only English, while 12.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.21% of the population.

Wanchese Poverty

Wanchese Poverty by Race

5.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.34%

Male Poverty Rate

7.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wanchese

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wanchese is White, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wanchese is White, with 6.64% 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 4.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.38%.

Name Poverty
Some College11.67%
High School3.15%
Less Than High School3.01%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed1.48%
Male Employed0.97%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wanchese Income

Wanchese Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,954$62,068
Families$57,228$66,454
Married Families$65,091-
Non Families$25,729$40,479

Wanchese Marital Status

Wanchese Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wanchese Married by Age and Sex

Wanchese 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 35-44.

Wanchese Marital Status by Race

Wanchese Veterans

98

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
Korea21
First Gulf War17
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+33
65 to 7429
55 to 6426
35 to 5410
18 to 34

$Wanchese Veterans by Education

11.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wanchese Employment Status

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wanchese Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.53%

Born in North Carolina

93.01%

Native Born

6.99%

Foreign Born

6.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.01% of Wanchese residents were born in the United States, with 54.53% having been born in North Carolina. 6.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,8320.00%
20191,8320.00%
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%