Zebulon, North Carolina Population 2020

5,862

Zebulon is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,862, it is the 125th largest city in North Carolina and the 4342nd largest city in the United States. Zebulon is currently growing at a rate of 1.88% annually and its population has increased by 32.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,433 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Zebulon has a population density of 1,259 people per square mile.

The average household income in Zebulon is $64,460 with a poverty rate of 15.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,144 per month, and the median house value is $125,900. The median age in Zebulon is 32 years, 35.1 years for males, and 31.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males.

Zebulon Demographics

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

  • White: 53.08%
  • Black or African American: 39.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.68%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Zebulon, North Carolina is 5,862, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,646.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,433.

Zebulon, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,74253.08%
Black or African American2,05439.76%
Two or More Races1903.68%
Some Other Race1122.17%
Asian681.32%

Zebulon Population Pyramid 2020

Zebulon Median Age

32


Total

35.1


Male

31.5


Female

Zebulon Adults

There are 3,428 adults, (780 of whom are seniors) in Zebulon.

Zebulon Age Dependency

95.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Zebulon Sex Ratio

Female

2,836

54.90%

Male

2,330

45.10%

Zebulon Households and Families

Zebulon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Zebulon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Female50%50%
Male35.4%64.6%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6912.9962.3
Married7543.7677.6
Non Family5741.1952.4
Female2644.2650
Male994.1635.4

3.75

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Zebulon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2678.79%
9th to 12th Grade38012.51%
High School Graduate63620.93%
Some College93430.74%
Associates Degree2006.58%
Bachelors Degree38312.61%
Graduate Degree2387.83%

Zebulon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4881,367329
Black1,175862214
Hispanic25654
Multiple Races12110160
Other Race2626
Asian191918

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 94.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,518$41,000$37,301
Less Than High School$19,069$$18,725
High School Grad$44,139$43,833$
Some College$40,336$41,425$35,398
Bachelors Degree$46,635$43,250$53,306
Graduate Degree$51,042$47,000$51,354

$40,518

Average Earnings

$41,000

Average Male

$37,301

Average Female

Zebulon Language

Zebulon Language by Age

Zebulon Language

84.72% of Zebulon residents speak only English, while 15.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.27% of the population.

Zebulon Poverty

Zebulon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,13440318.88%
Black2,0291427.00%
Hispanic73412617.17%
Multiple17812167.98%
Asian684972.06%
Other1122925.89%

15.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.67%

Male Poverty Rate

17.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zebulon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zebulon is Asian, with 72.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zebulon is Black, with 7.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.03%
High School17.48%
Bachelors or Greater7.41%
Some College6.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.04%
Male Employed5.85%
Female Employed5.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Zebulon Income

Zebulon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,676$64,460
Families$57,250$71,558
Married Families$69,107-
Non Families$36,554$42,964

Zebulon Marital Status

Zebulon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Zebulon Married by Age and Sex

Zebulon 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 45-54.

Zebulon Marital Status by Race

Zebulon Veterans

285

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War28
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6486
35 to 5480
65 to 7465
18 to 3454
75+
Name Veterans % of Total
White1678.76%
Black1188.71%

$Zebulon Veterans by Education

9.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zebulon Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Zebulon 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

63.74%

Born in North Carolina

89.53%

Native Born

10.47%

Foreign Born

7.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.53% of Zebulon residents were born in the United States, with 63.74% having been born in North Carolina. 7.43% 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
20205,8621081.88%
20195,7541081.91%
20185,6463556.71%
20175,2911082.08%
20165,1832044.10%
20154,9792114.43%
20144,7681443.11%
20134,624-11-0.24%
20124,635761.67%
20114,559841.88%
20104,4754291.01%
20004,0468732.46%
19903,1730.00%