Weddington, North Carolina Population 2024

14,135

Weddington is a city located in Mecklenburg County and Union County North Carolina. Weddington has a 2024 population of 14,135. Weddington is currently growing at a rate of 1.5% annually and its population has increased by 6.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,254 in 2020.

The average household income in Weddington is $218,704 with a poverty rate of 2.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Weddington is 43.5 years, 44.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Weddington Demographics

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

  • White: 81.26%
  • Asian: 6.72%
  • Black or African American: 6.54%
  • Two or more races: 4.03%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
17.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
806.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.65% (881)
The current population of Weddington, North Carolina is 14,135 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,254.

Weddington, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,70581.26%
Asian8856.72%
Black or African American8626.54%
Two or more races5314.03%
Other race1891.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%
Native American
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White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Weddington Population by Race

Weddington Population Pyramid 2024

Weddington Median Age

43.5

Total

44.5

Male

41.6

Female

Weddington Adults

There are 9,433 adults, (1,786 of whom are seniors) in Weddington.

Weddington Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Weddington Sex Ratio

Female6,73651.13%
Male6,43748.87%

Weddington Population by Age

Weddington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2403.1193.66.4
Married3,6303.3595.54.5
Non Family4091.127624
Female1842.7295.74.3
Male172.591000
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3.32

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Weddington 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

Weddington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Weddington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Weddington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$85,208

Average Earnings

$118,581

Average Male

$63,102

Average Female

Weddington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Weddington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Weddington Language

86.3% of Weddington residents speak only English, while 13.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.47% of the population.

Weddington Language

Weddington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,3541651.59%
Multiple5318415.82%
Hispanic715517.13%
Black862404.64%
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2.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.49%

Male Poverty Rate

2.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weddington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weddington is Multiple, with 15.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weddington is White, with 1.59% 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 2.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.13%.

Weddington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.55%
Some College4.7%
Bachelors or Greater0.83%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Weddington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.14%
Male Employed1.59%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Weddington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weddington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Weddington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.3%

Male Marriage Rate

69.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Weddington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Weddington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Weddington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Weddington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

750

Number of Veterans

639

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

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Weddington Veterans by War

count

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Weddington Veterans by Age

count

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Weddington Veterans by Race

Weddington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weddington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Weddington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Weddington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Weddington 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

36.78%

Born in Weddington

85.4%

Native Born

14.6%

Foreign Born

4.27%

Non Citizen

10.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.4% of Weddington residents were born in the United States, with 36.78% having been born in North Carolina. 4.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Weddington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,1802091.4%
202814,9712091.42%
202714,7622091.44%
202614,5532091.46%
202514,3442091.48%
202414,1352091.5%
202313,9262091.52%
202213,7172091.55%
202113,5082541.92%
202013,2542,07518.56%
201911,1791641.49%
201811,0151991.84%
201710,8161971.86%
201610,6191591.52%
201510,4601981.93%
201410,2622282.27%
201310,0341721.74%
20129,8621601.65%
20119,7021371.43%
20109,5652,86942.85%
20006,6962,89376.07%
19903,803
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Weddington Population by Year