Carrboro Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Carrboro Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
21,190

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.1%
5 - 17:
16.2%
18 - 24:
12.8%
25 - 34:
20.0%
35 - 54:
27.1%
55 - 64:
10.1%
Over 65 Years:
9.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
6.9%
6.9%
High School Graduates
94.5%
94.5%
College Graduated
68.2%
68.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Carrboro
$40,911
$40,911
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Carrboro
$59,202
$59,202
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.5%

Employment Industries in Carrboro

 
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Education
27.1%
27.1%
Healthcare
14.9%
14.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.9%
11.9%
Retail
9.0%
9.0%
Accommodation
6.7%
6.7%
Manufacturing
5.6%
5.6%
Construction
5.4%
5.4%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
2.9%
2.9%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
65.7%
65.7%
Black Or African American
10.4%
10.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.9%
0.9%
Asian
10.6%
10.6%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.3%
4.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
8.1%
8.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
16.0%
16.0%
English
11.3%
11.3%
Irish
10.7%
10.7%
Italian
6.1%
6.1%
European
4.7%
4.7%
Scottish
4.6%
4.6%
French
2.9%
2.9%
Polish
2.4%
2.4%
Russian
2.2%
2.2%
Scots-Irish
1.8%
1.8%
British
1.5%
1.5%
Welsh
1.5%
1.5%
Swedish
1.5%
1.5%
African
1.2%
1.2%
Eastern European
1.1%
1.1%
Norwegian
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
1.0%
1.0%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
French Canadian
0.8%
0.8%
Turkish
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
80.9%
80.9%
Spanish
7.7%
7.7%
Other Asian languages
3.4%
3.4%
Chinese
2.8%
2.8%
Korean
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Scandinavian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
West Germanic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Carrboro Residents:
17.0%