High Point, NC

115,299 Population
54 square miles 2,135.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.1%
was 1.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in NC
Population Density
2,135.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.8%
was 51.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.8%
was 14.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in NC
Percent Under 18
25.9%
was 24.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in NC
Percent 65 and Over
14.0%
was 13.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in NC

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.7
was 5.9
Ranked 13th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
20.2%
was 24.7%
Ranked 9th Lowest in NC
Median Household Income
$43,322
was $40,263
Ranked 9th Highest in NC
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.8
50.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.3
was 1.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
565.3
was 518.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,393.8
was 4,185.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
49,059
was 45,671
Ranked 9th Highest in NC
Median Rent
$803
was $795
Ranked 9th Highest in NC
Total Building Permits
304
was 254
 
Occupied Housing Units
43,265
was 40,124
 
Homeownership Rate
50.6%
was 51.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in NC
Single Family Building Permits
304
was 200
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
888.7
was 828.2
Ranked 9th Highest in NC
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.3%
was 22.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in NC
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 54
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 5th Highest in NC
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.5
was 5.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.8
was 2.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 95.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.1%
Ranked 10th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 98.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in NC

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.4%
was 82.5%
Ranked 13th Highest in NC
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.9%
was 30.2%
Ranked 12th Highest in NC

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