Wentworth, North Carolina Population 2024

2,739

Wentworth is a city located in Rockingham County North Carolina. Wentworth has a 2024 population of 2,739. It is also the county seat of Rockingham County.Wentworth is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 3.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,656 in 2020.

The average household income in Wentworth is $79,407 with a poverty rate of 19.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wentworth is 41.8 years, 46.9 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Wentworth Demographics

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

  • White: 71.81%
  • Black or African American: 18.62%
  • Other race: 6.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
14.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
193.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.13% (83)
The current population of Wentworth, North Carolina is 2,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,656.

Wentworth, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,91371.81%
Black or African American49618.62%
Other race1786.68%
Two or more races722.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.15%
Native American10.04%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Wentworth Population by Race

Wentworth Population Pyramid 2024

Wentworth Median Age

41.8

Total

46.9

Male

37.4

Female

Wentworth Adults

There are 2,130 adults, (527 of whom are seniors) in Wentworth.

Wentworth Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wentworth Sex Ratio

Female1,33450.08%
Male1,33049.92%

Wentworth Population by Age

Wentworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9422.5190.69.4
Married564396.63.4
Non Family2451.0692.77.3
Female993.4147.552.5
Male342.321000
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wentworth 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

Wentworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.39%.

Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,610

Average Earnings

$48,470

Average Male

$41,842

Average Female

Wentworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wentworth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wentworth Language

94.29% of Wentworth residents speak only English, while 5.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.56% of the population.

Wentworth Language

Wentworth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,77025814.58%
Other164164100%
Hispanic20116481.59%
Multiple723852.78%
Black362113.04%
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19.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.17%

Male Poverty Rate

26.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wentworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wentworth is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wentworth is Black, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.81%.

Wentworth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.68%
Some College18.7%
High School7.18%
Bachelors or Greater
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Wentworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.85%
Female Employed4.45%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wentworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wentworth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wentworth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wentworth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wentworth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wentworth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wentworth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

254

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Wentworth Veterans by War

count

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Wentworth Veterans by Age

count

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Wentworth Veterans by Race

Wentworth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wentworth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wentworth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wentworth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wentworth 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

79.84%

Born in Wentworth

98.5%

Native Born

1.5%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.5% of Wentworth residents were born in the United States, with 79.84% having been born in North Carolina. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wentworth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,859240.85%
20282,835240.85%
20272,811240.86%
20262,787240.87%
20252,763240.88%
20242,739240.88%
20232,715240.89%
20222,691240.9%
20212,667110.41%
20202,656-68-2.5%
20192,724180.67%
20182,706-8-0.29%
20172,714-12-0.44%
20162,726-15-0.55%
20152,741-1-0.04%
20142,742
20132,742-20-0.72%
20122,762-13-0.47%
20112,775-7-0.25%
20102,78230.11%
20002,779
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Wentworth Population by Year