Dobson demographics profile

StatisticDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)76418191
Median age37.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%43%43%
Speak English90%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%
Dobson, NC has a population of 1,498 and is the 12,691st largest city in the United States. The population density is 764 per sq mi which is 322% higher than the North Carolina average and 743% higher than the national average. The median age in Dobson is 38 which is approximately 2% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Dobson, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 66% of Dobson residents were born in North Carolina, 27% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dobson is 322% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Dobson is 2% lower than North Carolina.
  • In Dobson 83.04% of the population is White.
  • In Dobson 11.01% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dobson 0.60% of the population is Asian.

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Dobson population breakdown by race

RaceDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American11.01%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.80%2.45%3.06%
Other race4.54%3.01%4.75%
In Dobson, 14.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dobson, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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