Cooleemee, NC has a population of 875 and is the 15,989th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,155 per sq mi which is 538% higher than the North Carolina average and 1175% higher than the national average. The median age in Cooleemee is 35 which is approximately 8% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Cooleemee, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 60% of Cooleemee residents were born in North Carolina, 35% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.