Asheboro, NC

25,978 Population
18.7 square miles 1,388.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,388.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.7%
was 63.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.6%
was 13.6%
 
Percent Under 18
25.4%
was 26.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.5%
was 15.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 5.8
Ranked 9th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
23.9%
was 24.7%
 
Median Household Income
$34,100
was $32,819
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.4
43.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.8
was 3.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
341.8
was 319.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,727.9
was 6,397.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,777
was 11,579
 
Median Rent
$601
was $616
 
Total Building Permits
20
was 141
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,536
was 10,203
 
Homeownership Rate
52.2%
was 51.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
18
was 19
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
625.6
was 615.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.8%
was 21.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 122
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.8
was 12.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.8
was 5.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.3%
was 91.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
72.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
76.5%
was 77.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.8%
was 16.1%
 

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