Weldon, North Carolina Population 2024

1,362

Weldon is a city located in Halifax County North Carolina. Weldon has a 2024 population of 1,362. Weldon is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -5.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,439 in 2020.

The average household income in Weldon is $52,282 with a poverty rate of 29.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Weldon is 33.4 years, 25 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Weldon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.3%
  • White: 21.55%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
478.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.35% (-77)
The current population of Weldon, North Carolina is 1,362 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,439.

Weldon, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,17276.3%
White33121.55%
Other race221.43%
Two or more races90.59%
Native American20.13%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Weldon Population by Race

Weldon Population Pyramid 2024

Weldon Median Age

33.4

Total

25

Male

42

Female

Weldon Adults

There are 1,153 adults, (246 of whom are seniors) in Weldon.

Weldon Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Weldon Sex Ratio

Female77150.2%
Male76549.8%

Weldon Population by Age

Weldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5422.7552.247.8
Female1893.838.161.9
Married1713.116931
Non Family1661.249.450.6
Male162.4468.831.3
showing: 5 rows

3.26

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Weldon 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

Weldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.4%.

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,885

Average Earnings

$40,313

Average Male

$26,042

Average Female

Weldon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Weldon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Weldon Language

99.71% of Weldon residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Weldon Language

Weldon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,15640134.69%
White3053110.16%
Multiple7685.71%
Hispanic6350%
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29.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.72%

Male Poverty Rate

30.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weldon is Multiple, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weldon is White, with 10.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.8%.

Weldon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.01%
High School30.48%
Some College22.18%
Bachelors or Greater10.38%
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Weldon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65%
Female Employed19.08%
Male Employed11.26%
Male Unemployed
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Weldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weldon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Weldon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Weldon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Weldon 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 45-54.

Weldon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Weldon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

55

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Weldon Veterans by War

count

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Weldon Veterans by Age

count

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Weldon Veterans by Race

Weldon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weldon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Weldon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Weldon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Weldon 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

79.88%

Born in Weldon

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Weldon residents were born in the United States, with 79.88% having been born in North Carolina. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Weldon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,257-21-1.64%
20281,278-21-1.62%
20271,299-21-1.59%
20261,320-21-1.57%
20251,341-21-1.54%
20241,362-21-1.52%
20231,383-21-1.5%
20221,404-21-1.47%
20211,425-14-0.97%
20201,439-34-2.31%
20191,473-27-1.8%
20181,500-23-1.51%
20171,523-24-1.55%
20161,547-22-1.4%
20151,569-7-0.44%
20141,576-16-1.01%
20131,592-15-0.93%
20121,607-20-1.23%
20111,627-19-1.15%
20101,646
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Weldon Population by Year