Woodfin, North Carolina Population 2020

6,730

Woodfin is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 6,730, it is the 118th largest city in North Carolina and the 4029th largest city in the United States. Woodfin is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 9.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,123 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Woodfin has a population density of 747 people per square mile.

The average household income in Woodfin is $78,376 with a poverty rate of 21.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,033 per month, and the median house value is $202,500. The median age in Woodfin is 37.2 years, 37.8 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.0 males.

Woodfin Demographics

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

  • White: 89.15%
  • Other race: 4.05%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.36%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Woodfin, North Carolina is 6,730, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,582.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,123.

Woodfin, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,78389.15%
Some Other Race2634.05%
Black or African American1762.71%
Asian1091.68%
Two or More Races881.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native681.05%

Woodfin Population Pyramid 2020

Woodfin Median Age

37.2


Total

37.8


Male

36.6


Female

Woodfin Adults

There are 5,249 adults, (1,088 of whom are seniors) in Woodfin.

Woodfin Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Woodfin Sex Ratio

Female

3,119

48.08%

Male

3,368

51.92%

Woodfin Households and Families

Woodfin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Woodfin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.3%30.7%
Male53.8%46.2%
All49.6%50.4%
Non Family34.7%65.3%
Female27.9%72.1%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4332.4549.6
Married1,0532.9769.3
Non Family1,0071.5534.7
Female2803.5827.9
Male932.9453.8

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Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Woodfin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3808.03%
9th to 12th Grade3266.89%
High School Graduate1,15424.38%
Some College1,15624.42%
Associates Degree3026.38%
Bachelors Degree94419.95%
Graduate Degree4719.95%

Woodfin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0163,6161,269
Hispanic40314362
Other Race12762
Black12710316
Native American6859
Asian686868
Multiple Races5138

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,319$31,370$22,076
Less Than High School$24,487$$11,273
High School Grad$26,518$30,117$17,986
Some College$22,073$30,882$20,208
Bachelors Degree$33,304$32,700$34,191
Graduate Degree$59,706$93,636$45,417

$29,319

Average Earnings

$31,370

Average Male

$22,076

Average Female

Woodfin Language

Woodfin Language by Age

Woodfin Language

87.31% of Woodfin residents speak only English, while 12.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.75% of the population.

Woodfin Poverty

Woodfin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,70867214.27%
Hispanic91960165.40%
Other25918471.04%
Multiple441943.18%
Black1201512.50%

21.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.18%

Male Poverty Rate

24.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woodfin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Woodfin is Other, with 71.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Woodfin is Black, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.03%
High School20.13%
Some College14.00%
Bachelors or Greater9.62%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.19%
Female Unemployed20.51%
Female Employed14.34%
Male Employed9.53%

Woodfin Income

Woodfin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,992$78,376
Families$56,591$101,330
Married Families$63,052-
Non Families$34,490$44,887

Woodfin Marital Status

Woodfin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Woodfin Married by Age and Sex

Woodfin 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 55-64.

Woodfin Marital Status by Race

Woodfin Veterans

363

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
First Gulf War74
Second Gulf War47
Korea25
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74104
75+98
55 to 6480
35 to 5465
18 to 3416
Name Veterans % of Total
White3457.32%
Black1811.76%
Hispanic91.77%

$Woodfin Veterans by Education

11.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woodfin Employment Status

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Woodfin 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

51.32%

Born in North Carolina

91.95%

Native Born

8.05%

Foreign Born

5.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.95% of Woodfin residents were born in the United States, with 51.32% having been born in North Carolina. 5.06% 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
20206,730741.11%
20196,656741.12%
20186,582360.55%
20176,546741.14%
20166,472590.92%
20156,413290.45%
20146,384240.38%
20136,360741.18%
20126,286631.01%
20116,223450.73%
20106,1783,0166.93%
20003,1624261.46%
19902,736-524-1.74%
19803,2600.00%