Wilson's Mills, North Carolina Population 2024

2,926

Wilson's Mills is a city located in Johnston County and Wake County North Carolina. Wilson's Mills has a 2024 population of 2,926. Wilson's Mills is currently growing at a rate of 3.28% annually and its population has increased by 14.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,556 in 2020.

The average household income in Wilson's Mills is $69,371 with a poverty rate of 35.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wilson's Mills is 28.5 years, 29 years for males, and 26.8 years for females.

Wilson's Mills Demographics

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

  • White: 44.94%
  • Black or African American: 21.39%
  • Other race: 17.55%
  • Two or more races: 15.5%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
458.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.48% (370)
The current population of Wilson's Mills, North Carolina is 2,926 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,556.

Wilson's Mills, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,16044.94%
Black or African American55221.39%
Other race45317.55%
Two or more races40015.5%
Asian120.46%
Native American40.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilson's Mills Population by Race

Wilson's Mills Population Pyramid 2024

Wilson's Mills Median Age

28.5

Total

29

Male

26.8

Female

Wilson's Mills Adults

There are 1,662 adults, (139 of whom are seniors) in Wilson's Mills.

Wilson's Mills Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

9.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson's Mills Sex Ratio

Female1,38953.82%
Male1,19246.18%

Wilson's Mills Population by Age

Wilson's Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7603.3984.215.8
Non Family2841.5487.312.7
Married2804.2887.112.9
Female1635.1270.629.4
Male333.31000

4.4

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilson's Mills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade453.24%
9th to 12th Grade896.42%
High School Graduate61744.48%
Some College31422.64%
Associates Degree1087.79%
Bachelors Degree14810.67%
Graduate Degree664.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wilson's Mills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson's Mills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White667602136
Black45644267
Hispanic2401858
Other Race82698
2+ Races3680
Asian12120
Native American443

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 native american people with a rate of 75%.

Wilson's Mills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,516$46,809$39,651
Less Than 9th Grade$41,786$46,204$34,063
High School Graduate$45,495$46,058$34,602
Some College$39,942$67,875$38,227
Bachelors Degree$45,655$46,528$42,107
Graduate Degree$0$0$116,250

$45,516

Average Earnings

$46,809

Average Male

$39,651

Average Female

Wilson's Mills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson's Mills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilson's Mills Language

73.95% of Wilson's Mills residents speak only English, while 26.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.96% of the population.

Wilson's Mills Language

Wilson's Mills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic97778580.35%
Other45341691.83%
Multiple40021453.5%
White907788.6%
Black5525710.33%

35.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.78%

Male Poverty Rate

37.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson's Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson's Mills is Other, with 91.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson's Mills is White, with 8.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.79%.

Wilson's Mills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.58%
Less Than 9th Grade20.15%
Some College16.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%

Wilson's Mills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed21.24%
Female Employed6.44%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Wilson's Mills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson's Mills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,309$69,371
Families$59,750$73,117
Married Families$70,833$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,108$55,002

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilson's Mills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson's Mills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilson's Mills 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 35-44.

Wilson's Mills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilson's Mills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War50
Vietnam35
Second Gulf War25
Korea2
World War II0

Wilson's Mills Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5450
65 to 7433
18 to 3421
55 to 647
75+2

Wilson's Mills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black6113.06%
White424.56%
Asian1083.33%

Wilson's Mills Veterans by Race

Wilson's Mills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson's Mills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson's Mills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson's Mills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson's Mills 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

65.9%

Born in Wilson's Mills

93.37%

Native Born

6.63%

Foreign Born

4.96%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.37% of Wilson's Mills residents were born in the United States, with 65.9% having been born in North Carolina. 4.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson's Mills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,388922.79%
20283,296932.9%
20273,203922.96%
20263,111933.08%
20253,018923.14%
20242,926933.28%
20232,833923.36%
20222,741843.16%
20212,6571013.95%
20202,556-211-7.63%
20192,767712.63%
20182,696752.86%
20172,621672.62%
20162,554742.98%
20152,480572.35%
20142,423441.85%
20132,379331.41%
20122,346261.12%
20112,320371.62%
20102,28300%

Wilson's Mills Population by Year