Woodfin, North Carolina Population 2024

8,232

Woodfin is a city located in Buncombe County North Carolina. Woodfin has a 2024 population of 8,232. Woodfin is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 3.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,952 in 2020.

The average household income in Woodfin is $85,123 with a poverty rate of 14.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Woodfin is 42.3 years, 42.1 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Woodfin Demographics

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

  • White: 87.31%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Black or African American: 3.19%
  • Asian: 2.92%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
Land Area (mi²)
9.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
914.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.52% (280)
The current population of Woodfin, North Carolina is 8,232 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,952.

Woodfin, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,89887.31%
Two or more races4225.34%
Black or African American2523.19%
Asian2312.92%
Other race690.87%
Native American200.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.11%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Woodfin Population by Race

Woodfin Population Pyramid 2024

Woodfin Median Age

42.3

Total

42.1

Male

42.6

Female

Woodfin Adults

There are 6,897 adults, (1,415 of whom are seniors) in Woodfin.

Woodfin Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Woodfin Sex Ratio

Female3,64846.17%
Male4,25353.83%

Woodfin Population by Age

Woodfin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9582.4453.246.8
Non Family1,3171.6736.263.8
Married1,1992.7678.221.8
Female3513.8433.366.7
Male914.0945.154.9
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Woodfin 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

Woodfin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Woodfin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 asian people with a rate of 47.06%.

Woodfin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,539

Average Earnings

$35,543

Average Male

$29,718

Average Female

Woodfin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Woodfin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Woodfin Language

91.29% of Woodfin residents speak only English, while 8.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.28% of the population.

Woodfin Language

Woodfin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,97865010.87%
Hispanic71130542.9%
Multiple40316641.19%
Asian2312510.82%
Black1202117.5%
Other69811.59%
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14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.19%

Male Poverty Rate

15.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woodfin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Woodfin is Hispanic, with 42.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Woodfin is Asian, with 10.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.64%.

Woodfin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.13%
Some College12.22%
High School9.96%
Bachelors or Greater5.3%
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Woodfin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed72.41%
Female Employed13.73%
Male Employed7.17%
Female Unemployed
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Woodfin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Woodfin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Woodfin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Woodfin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Woodfin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Woodfin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Woodfin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

452

Number of Veterans

452

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Woodfin Veterans by War

count

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Woodfin Veterans by Age

count

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Woodfin Veterans by Race

Woodfin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woodfin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Woodfin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Woodfin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Woodfin 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

48.04%

Born in Woodfin

91.14%

Native Born

8.86%

Foreign Born

4.34%

Non Citizen

4.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.14% of Woodfin residents were born in the United States, with 48.04% having been born in North Carolina. 4.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Woodfin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,632800.94%
20288,552800.94%
20278,472800.95%
20268,392800.96%
20258,312800.97%
20248,232800.98%
20238,152800.99%
20228,072801%
20217,992400.5%
20207,9521,17417.32%
20196,778911.36%
20186,687150.22%
20176,672731.11%
20166,599580.89%
20156,541270.41%
20146,514250.39%
20136,489761.19%
20126,413630.99%
20116,350460.73%
20106,3043,14299.37%
20003,16242615.57%
19902,736-524-16.07%
19803,260
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Woodfin Population by Year