Wendell, North Carolina Population 2022

10,914
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Wendell is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. Wendell has a 2020 population of 10,914. Wendell is currently growing at a rate of 7.69% annually and its population has increased by 85.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,877 in 2010.

The average household income in Wendell is $73,477 with a poverty rate of 11.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $971 per month, and the median house value is $199,600. The median age in Wendell is 34.3 years, 30.2 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Wendell Demographics

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

  • White: 56.37%
  • Black or African American: 23.67%
  • Other race: 16.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wendell, North Carolina is 10,914 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,914.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,877.

Wendell, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,48856.37%
Black or African American1,88523.67%
Asian350.44%
Some Other Race1,35216.98%
Two or More Races2022.54%
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Wendell Population by Race

Wendell Population Pyramid 2022

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Wendell Median Age

37.3


Total

27.5


Male

48.1


Female

Wendell Adults

There are 6,018 adults, (1,302 of whom are seniors) in Wendell.

Wendell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wendell Sex Ratio

Female

4,094

51.42%

Male

3,868

48.58%

Wendell Population by Age

Wendell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wendell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Female52.1%47.9%
Male31%69%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wendell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8302.8170.4
Married1,3583.6482.2
Male583.5731
Female5373.1852.1
Non Family8771.2665.8

3.47

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Wendell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1082.09%
9th to 12th Grade3617.00%
High School Graduate1,51929.46%
Some College1,33825.95%
Associates Degree3055.92%
Bachelors Degree91217.69%
Graduate Degree61311.89%
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Wendell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wendell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,2571,132447
White2,9912,7451,014
Hispanic87380064
2+ Races4646
Other Race688615
Asian3510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.56%.

Wendell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,854$51,055$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,703$37,900$16,512
Some College$32,032$41,754$29,962
Bachelors Degree$61,031$73,462$
Graduate Degree$69,265$250,000$62,031

$38,854

Average Earnings

$51,055

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Wendell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wendell Language by Age

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Wendell Language

89.44% of Wendell residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.31% of the population.

Wendell Language

Wendell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian351440.00%
Black1,88562132.94%
Multiple2022411.88%
White4,0842476.05%
OtherNaN%

11.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.76%

Male Poverty Rate

13.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wendell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wendell is Asian, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wendell is Other, with NaN% 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 11.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.42%.

Wendell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.45%
High School14.09%
Some College10.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Wendell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wendell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wendell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,857$80,594
Families$71,656$91,015
Married Families$85,938-
Non Families$51,655$56,047
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Income by Household Type

Wendell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wendell Married by Age and Sex

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Wendell 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 55-64.

Wendell Marital Status by Race

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Wendell Marital Status

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410

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War129
First Gulf War139
Vietnam134
Korea21
World War II37

Wendell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54157
55 to 6477
65 to 7456
75+79

Wendell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2356.55%
Black16510.83%
Asian1028.57%

Wendell Veterans by Race

Wendell Veterans by Education

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21.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wendell Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wendell Employment by Age

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Wendell Employment by Race

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Wendell 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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56.96%

Born in Wendell

94.84%

Native Born

5.16%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.84% of Wendell residents were born in the United States, with 56.96% having been born in North Carolina. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wendell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,8220.00%
20004,2471,4254.17%
20105,8771,6303.30%
20116,0711943.30%
20126,141701.15%
20136,111-30-0.49%
20146,148370.61%
20156,243951.55%
20166,7104677.48%
20177,2335237.79%
20187,7985657.81%
20198,5777799.99%
20209,3567799.08%
202110,1357798.33%
202210,9147797.69%

Wendell Population by Year