Wentworth, North Carolina Population 2020

2,676

Wentworth is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,676, it is the 222nd largest city in North Carolina and the 6601st largest city in the United States. Wentworth is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,807 in 2010. Wentworth reached it's highest population of 2,779 in 2000. Spanning over 14 miles, Wentworth has a population density of 189 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wentworth is $61,650 with a poverty rate of 12.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $140,300. The median age in Wentworth is 40 years, 39 years for males, and 42.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.3 males.

Wentworth Demographics

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

  • White: 70.41%
  • Black or African American: 21.04%
  • Native American: 4.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wentworth, North Carolina is 2,676, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,807.

Wentworth, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,91870.41%
Black or African American57321.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1154.22%
Two or More Races863.16%
Some Other Race270.99%
Asian50.18%

Wentworth Population Pyramid 2020

Wentworth Median Age

40


Total

39


Male

42.5


Female

Wentworth Adults

There are 2,147 adults, (448 of whom are seniors) in Wentworth.

Wentworth Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Wentworth Sex Ratio

Female

1,277

46.88%

Male

1,447

53.12%

Wentworth Households and Families

Wentworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wentworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All81.9%18.1%
Female75.3%24.7%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male58.8%41.2%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9452.5681.9
Married5363.2593.3
Non Family2611.165.5
Female972.7275.3
Male512.5558.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wentworth Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade583.02%
9th to 12th Grade22111.50%
High School Graduate67735.22%
Some College44022.89%
Associates Degree1919.94%
Bachelors Degree21711.29%
Graduate Degree1186.14%

Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3971,182260
Black46440370
Native American37375
Hispanic1815
Multiple Races99
Other Race3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,419$35,602$36,888
Less Than High School$24,231$25,833$
High School Grad$30,667$30,750$30,650
Some College$41,197$48,393$40,625
Bachelors Degree$42,946$43,182$42,000
Graduate Degree$65,139$$54,318

$36,419

Average Earnings

$35,602

Average Male

$36,888

Average Female

Wentworth Language

Wentworth Language by Age

Wentworth Language

97.72% of Wentworth residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Wentworth Poverty

Wentworth Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black48915531.70%
White1,7021398.17%
Multiple761823.68%

12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wentworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wentworth is Black, with 31.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wentworth is White, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.00%
Some College14.21%
High School10.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.00%
Male Unemployed16.13%
Male Employed5.41%
Female Employed4.86%

Wentworth Income

Wentworth Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$61,650
Families$67,159$71,225
Married Families$76,406-
Non Families$31,406$35,201

Wentworth Marital Status

Wentworth Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wentworth Married by Age and Sex

Wentworth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wentworth Marital Status by Race

Wentworth Veterans

201

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War59
Vietnam45
Korea29
First Gulf War23
World War II5
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5461
75+54
18 to 3432
55 to 6431
65 to 7423
Name Veterans % of Total
White1298.34%
Black5610.81%
Indian1021.74%
2 or More626.09%

$Wentworth Veterans by Education

16.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wentworth Employment Status

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wentworth 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

79.15%

Born in North Carolina

98.90%

Native Born

1.10%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.90% of Wentworth residents were born in the United States, with 79.15% having been born in North Carolina. 0.70% 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
20202,676-13-0.48%
20192,689-13-0.48%
20182,702-8-0.30%
20172,710-13-0.48%
20162,723-14-0.51%
20152,7370.00%
20142,73710.04%
20132,736-23-0.83%
20122,759-13-0.47%
20112,772-7-0.25%
20102,7790.00%
20002,7790.00%