Cullowhee, NC has a population of 5,556 and is the 6,040th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,541 per sq mi which is 751% higher than the North Carolina average and 1601% higher than the national average. The median age in Cullowhee is 20 which is approximately 48% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Cullowhee, 10% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 62% of Cullowhee residents were born in North Carolina, 37% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.