Whitakers, North Carolina Population 2020

696

Whitakers is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 696, it is the 380th largest city in North Carolina and the 11914th largest city in the United States. Whitakers is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -6.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 744 in 2010. Whitakers reached it's highest population of 745 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Whitakers has a population density of 848 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whitakers is $39,385 with a poverty rate of 30.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $73,700. The median age in Whitakers is 38.5 years, 36.2 years for males, and 43 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Whitakers Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.96%
  • White: 16.50%
  • Two or more races: 5.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Whitakers, North Carolina is 696, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 706.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 744.

Whitakers, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American71877.96%
White15216.50%
Two or More Races515.54%

Whitakers Population Pyramid 2020

Whitakers Median Age

38.5


Total

36.2


Male

43


Female

Whitakers Adults

There are 663 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Whitakers.

Whitakers Age Dependency

92.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitakers Sex Ratio

Female

494

53.64%

Male

427

46.36%

Whitakers Households and Families

Whitakers Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitakers Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female48.1%51.9%
Male37.5%62.5%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3502.6359.7
Non Family1361.1259.6
Married1053.4675.2
Female773.9648.1
Male323.1637.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitakers Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade487.83%
9th to 12th Grade13221.53%
High School Graduate23938.99%
Some College12820.88%
Associates Degree335.38%
Bachelors Degree172.77%
Graduate Degree162.61%

Whitakers Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black46230221
White12911812
Multiple Races2213
Hispanic1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,641$26,989$25,875
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,509$26,818$21,875
Some College$27,250$$26,750
Bachelors Degree$75,500$$76,250
Graduate Degree$73,125$$73,125

$26,641

Average Earnings

$26,989

Average Male

$25,875

Average Female

Whitakers Language

Whitakers Language by Age

Whitakers Language

98.93% of Whitakers residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Whitakers Poverty

Whitakers Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black71223032.30%
Multiple513160.78%
White152149.21%

30.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.46%

Male Poverty Rate

37.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitakers

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitakers is Multiple, with 60.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitakers is White, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.78%
High School15.06%
Some College11.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.26%
Male Employed7.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Whitakers Income

Whitakers Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,361$39,385
Families$38,906$44,943
Married Families$57,639-
Non Families$17,857$25,472

Whitakers Marital Status

Whitakers Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitakers Married by Age and Sex

Whitakers 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.

Whitakers Marital Status by Race

Whitakers Veterans

59

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Korea17
First Gulf War10
World War II7
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+24
55 to 6419
35 to 5412
65 to 744
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black387.68%
White2115.56%

$Whitakers Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitakers Employment Status

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Whitakers 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

80.78%

Born in North Carolina

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.24% of Whitakers residents were born in the United States, with 80.78% having been born in North Carolina. 0.43% 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
2020696-5-0.71%
2019701-5-0.71%
2018706-5-0.70%
2017711-5-0.70%
2016716-4-0.56%
2015720-7-0.96%
2014727-9-1.22%
2013736-1-0.14%
2012737-5-0.67%
2011742-3-0.40%
20107450.00%