Wingate, North Carolina Population 2024

4,249

Wingate is a city located in Union County North Carolina. Wingate has a 2024 population of 4,249. Wingate is currently growing at a rate of 1.29% annually and its population has increased by 4.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,061 in 2020.

The average household income in Wingate is $80,599 with a poverty rate of 14.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wingate is 21.4 years, 21.1 years for males, and 21.7 years for females.

Wingate Demographics

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

  • White: 61.22%
  • Black or African American: 19.75%
  • Other race: 11.8%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Native American: 2.76%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,249.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.63% (188)
The current population of Wingate, North Carolina is 4,249 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,061.

Wingate, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,48661.22%
Black or African American80219.75%
Other race47911.8%
Two or more races1152.83%
Native American1122.76%
Asian671.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wingate Population by Race

Wingate Population Pyramid 2024

Wingate Median Age

21.4

Total

21.1

Male

21.7

Female

Wingate Adults

There are 3,247 adults, (348 of whom are seniors) in Wingate.

Wingate Age Dependency

40.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wingate Sex Ratio

Female2,31156.91%
Male1,75043.09%

Wingate Population by Age

Wingate Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9043.166.833.2
Married4314.4176.823.2
Non Family3351.3855.244.8
Female862.9465.134.9
Male523.6561.538.5
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4.03

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wingate 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

Wingate Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wingate Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.32%.

Wingate Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,594

Average Earnings

$58,750

Average Male

$29,325

Average Female

Wingate Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wingate Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wingate Language

69.3% of Wingate residents speak only English, while 30.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.3% of the population.

Wingate Language

Wingate Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White94033135.21%
Other438317.08%
Hispanic1,160312.67%
Black563234.09%
Multiple931111.83%
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14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wingate

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wingate is White, with 35.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wingate is Hispanic, with 2.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.61%.

Wingate Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater20.9%
Less Than 9th Grade10.63%
Some College6.86%
High School1.52%
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Wingate Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.93%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed9.53%
Female Unemployed
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Wingate Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wingate Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wingate Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

24.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wingate Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wingate Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wingate Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wingate Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wingate Veterans by War

count

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Wingate Veterans by Age

count

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Wingate Veterans by Race

Wingate Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wingate Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wingate Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wingate Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wingate 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

54.79%

Born in Wingate

85.32%

Native Born

14.68%

Foreign Born

12.26%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.32% of Wingate residents were born in the United States, with 54.79% having been born in North Carolina. 12.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wingate Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,519541.21%
20284,465541.22%
20274,411541.24%
20264,357541.25%
20254,303541.27%
20244,249541.29%
20234,195541.3%
20224,141541.32%
20214,087260.64%
20204,061-610-13.06%
20194,6711162.55%
20184,5551834.19%
20174,37240610.24%
20163,9661032.67%
20153,8631042.77%
20143,759-50-1.31%
20133,8092075.75%
20123,602300.84%
20113,572962.76%
20103,476
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Wingate Population by Year