Weldon, North Carolina Population 2020

1,440

Weldon is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,440, it is the 292nd largest city in North Carolina and the 8869th largest city in the United States. Weldon is currently declining at a rate of -1.71% annually and its population has decreased by -12.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,655 in 2010. Weldon reached it's highest population of 1,643 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Weldon has a population density of 506 people per square mile.

The average household income in Weldon is $48,517 with a poverty rate of 35.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $99,600. The median age in Weldon is 43.6 years, 38.7 years for males, and 44.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.7 males.

Weldon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.32%
  • White: 25.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Weldon, North Carolina is 1,440, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,490.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,655.

Weldon, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,23173.32%
White42925.55%
Two or More Races150.89%
Some Other Race40.24%

Weldon Population Pyramid 2020

Weldon Median Age

43.6


Total

38.7


Male

44.9


Female

Weldon Adults

There are 1,303 adults, (401 of whom are seniors) in Weldon.

Weldon Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Weldon Sex Ratio

Female

904

53.84%

Male

775

46.16%

Weldon Households and Families

Weldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Weldon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.6%13.4%
All61.3%38.7%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Female29.1%70.9%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.4961.3
Married2532.7486.6
Non Family2051.1656.1
Female1793.3829.1
Male126.5100

2.99

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Weldon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade907.71%
9th to 12th Grade16814.38%
High School Graduate34229.28%
Some College28724.57%
Associates Degree685.82%
Bachelors Degree13911.90%
Graduate Degree746.34%

Weldon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black812608114
White33228788
Hispanic201111
Multiple Races94
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 55.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,811$26,111$25,000
Less Than High School$11,023$21,250$
High School Grad$26,250$28,250$22,917
Some College$21,591$20,694$23,333
Bachelors Degree$41,944$$41,528
Graduate Degree$56,458$68,295$50,000

$25,811

Average Earnings

$26,111

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Weldon Language

Weldon Language by Age

Weldon Language

98.28% of Weldon residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Weldon Poverty

Weldon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,20655546.02%
Hispanic412151.22%
White379174.49%

35.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.27%

Male Poverty Rate

38.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weldon is Hispanic, with 51.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weldon is White, with 4.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.82%
High School29.79%
Some College18.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.35%
Male Employed9.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Weldon Income

Weldon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,537$48,517
Families$43,438$57,368
Married Families$74,063-
Non Families$20,625$26,841

Weldon Marital Status

Weldon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Weldon Married by Age and Sex

Weldon 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.

Weldon Marital Status by Race

Weldon Veterans

102

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II23
Vietnam22
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War11
Korea5
Age Group Veterans
75+36
35 to 5426
55 to 6421
65 to 7419
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White6617.55%
Black363.96%
Hispanic1155.00%

$Weldon Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weldon Employment Status

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Weldon 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

76.06%

Born in North Carolina

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.34% of Weldon residents were born in the United States, with 76.06% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,440-25-1.71%
20191,465-25-1.68%
20181,490-29-1.91%
20171,519-25-1.62%
20161,544-22-1.40%
20151,566-7-0.45%
20141,573-14-0.88%
20131,587-17-1.06%
20121,604-20-1.23%
20111,624-19-1.16%
20101,6430.00%