Whitakers, North Carolina Population 2024

630

Whitakers is a city located in Edgecombe County and Nash County North Carolina. Whitakers has a 2024 population of 630. Whitakers is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 635 in 2020.

The average household income in Whitakers is $45,700 with a poverty rate of 22.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Whitakers is 32.8 years, 30.3 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Whitakers Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.06%
  • White: 11.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.25%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
767.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.79% (-5)
The current population of Whitakers, North Carolina is 630 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 635.

Whitakers, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American39385.06%
White5411.69%
Two or more races153.25%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Whitakers Population by Race

Whitakers Population Pyramid 2024

Whitakers Median Age

32.8

Total

30.3

Male

36.1

Female

Whitakers Adults

There are 333 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Whitakers.

Whitakers Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitakers Sex Ratio

Female24953.9%
Male21346.1%

Whitakers Population by Age

Whitakers Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2341.9758.541.5
Non Family1111.0249.550.5
Female592.6640.759.3
Married512.888.211.8
Male133.771000
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2.76

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whitakers 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

Whitakers Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitakers Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.66%.

Whitakers Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,438

Average Earnings

$24,688

Average Male

$38,250

Average Female

Whitakers Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitakers Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whitakers Language

99.02% of Whitakers residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Whitakers Language

Whitakers Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black39310326.21%
White5411.85%
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22.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.84%

Male Poverty Rate

26.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitakers

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitakers is Black, with 26.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitakers is White, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.31%.

Whitakers Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School30.12%
Less Than 9th Grade29.41%
Some College23.08%
Bachelors or Greater
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Whitakers Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.43%
Female Employed0.97%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Whitakers Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitakers Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whitakers Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

26.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitakers Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whitakers 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 20-34.

Whitakers Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whitakers Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Whitakers Veterans by War

count

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Whitakers Veterans by Age

count

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Whitakers Veterans by Race

Whitakers Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitakers Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Whitakers Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whitakers Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whitakers 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

78.35%

Born in Whitakers

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Whitakers residents were born in the United States, with 78.35% having been born in North Carolina. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whitakers Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029625-1-0.16%
2028626-1-0.16%
2027627-1-0.16%
2026628-1-0.16%
2025629-1-0.16%
2024630-1-0.16%
2023631-1-0.16%
2022632-1-0.16%
2021633-2-0.31%
2020635-66-9.42%
2019701-4-0.57%
2018705-8-1.12%
2017713-3-0.42%
2016716-4-0.56%
2015720-7-0.96%
2014727-7-0.95%
2013734-3-0.41%
2012737-5-0.67%
2011742-2-0.27%
2010744
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Whitakers Population by Year