Carrboro, NC

20,867 Population
6.5 square miles 3,201 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
3,201
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
34.4%
was 34.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.6%
was 17.9%
 
Percent Under 18
22.8%
was 23.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
6.0%
was 5.3%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.2%
was 15.2%
 
Median Household Income
$53,513
was $51,182
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
52
52.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
196.8
was 255.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,160.3
was 2,771.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,549
was 9,225
 
Median Rent
$945
was $894
 
Total Building Permits
70
was 80
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,938
was 8,723
 
Homeownership Rate
40.9%
was 39.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
70
was 80
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,464.8
was 1,415.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.4%
was 8.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.5
was 8.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.4
was 4.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.6%
was 92.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.0%
was 93.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
69.1%
was 68.0%
 

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