Wilson's Mills, North Carolina Population 2020

2,821

Wilson's Mills is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,821, it is the 216th largest city in North Carolina and the 6415th largest city in the United States. Wilson's Mills is currently growing at a rate of 2.40% annually and its population has increased by 23.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,277 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Wilson's Mills has a population density of 544 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wilson's Mills is $56,496 with a poverty rate of 20.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $122,000. The median age in Wilson's Mills is 28.4 years, 28.2 years for males, and 30 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males.

Wilson's Mills Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wilson's Mills was:

  • White: 65.36%
  • Black or African American: 27.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Native American: 1.10%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wilson's Mills, North Carolina is 2,821, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,689.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,277.

Wilson's Mills, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,66865.36%
Black or African American71427.98%
Two or More Races1234.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native281.10%
Some Other Race190.74%

Wilson's Mills Population Pyramid 2020

Wilson's Mills Median Age

28.4


Total

28.2


Male

30


Female

Wilson's Mills Adults

There are 1,683 adults, (152 of whom are seniors) in Wilson's Mills.

Wilson's Mills Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

9.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson's Mills Sex Ratio

Female

1,368

53.61%

Male

1,184

46.39%

Wilson's Mills Households and Families

Wilson's Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilson's Mills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Male73.5%26.5%
All70%30%
Female34.1%65.9%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7533.3870
Married4493.4479.5
Female1384.734.1
Non Family1321.3674.2
Male345.0973.5

3.7

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson's Mills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17012.48%
9th to 12th Grade1359.91%
High School Graduate39829.22%
Some College34425.26%
Associates Degree15811.60%
Bachelors Degree1208.81%
Graduate Degree372.72%

Wilson's Mills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White71261993
Black30424742
Hispanic3031482
Native American282820
Multiple Races2020
Other Race1818

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 native american people with a rate of 71.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,000$30,729$27,854
Less Than High School$20,625$23,313$16,518
High School Grad$21,103$33,750$18,156
Some College$29,729$32,143$29,479
Bachelors Degree$44,712$46,500$
Graduate Degree$140,446$141,429$42,813

$28,000

Average Earnings

$30,729

Average Male

$27,854

Average Female

Wilson's Mills Language

Wilson's Mills Language by Age

Wilson's Mills Language

73.66% of Wilson's Mills residents speak only English, while 26.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.16% of the population.

Wilson's Mills Poverty

Wilson's Mills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black71428640.06%
Hispanic79213116.54%
White98710710.84%
Multiple12375.69%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.21%

Male Poverty Rate

24.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson's Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson's Mills is Black, with 40.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson's Mills is Multiple, with 5.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.20%.

Name Poverty
High School19.60%
Less Than High School14.43%
Bachelors or Greater14.01%
Some College7.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed89.66%
Female Employed9.51%
Male Employed7.35%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wilson's Mills Income

Wilson's Mills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,809$56,496
Families$45,038$58,337
Married Families$47,083-
Non Families$40,625$41,620

Wilson's Mills Marital Status

Wilson's Mills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson's Mills Married by Age and Sex

Wilson's Mills 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 45-54.

Wilson's Mills Marital Status by Race

Wilson's Mills Veterans

148

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War35
Korea15
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
65 to 7442
75+15
55 to 6413
18 to 3412
Name Veterans % of Total
Black6815.42%
White685.81%
Indian828.57%
2 or More416.00%

$Wilson's Mills Veterans by Education

19.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson's Mills Employment Status

68%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson's Mills 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

68.69%

Born in North Carolina

88.24%

Native Born

11.76%

Foreign Born

9.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.24% of Wilson's Mills residents were born in the United States, with 68.69% having been born in North Carolina. 9.87% 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
20202,821662.40%
20192,755662.45%
20182,689722.75%
20172,617662.59%
20162,551722.90%
20152,479562.31%
20142,423431.81%
20132,380351.49%
20122,345261.12%
20112,319351.53%
20102,2840.00%