Erwin demographics profile

StatisticErwinNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,13018191
Median age43.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%57%55%
Speak English91%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%7%13%
Erwin, NC has a population of 4,774 and is the 6,669th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,130 per sq mi which is 524% higher than the North Carolina average and 1147% higher than the national average. The median age in Erwin is 43 which is approximately 13% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Erwin, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 75% of Erwin residents were born in North Carolina, 17% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Erwin is 524% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Erwin is 13% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Erwin 74.59% of the population is White.
  • In Erwin 20.42% of the population is African American.
  • In Erwin 0.04% of the population is Asian.

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Erwin population breakdown by race

RaceErwinNorth CarolinaNational
African American20.42%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.31%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.73%2.45%3.06%
Other race3.90%3.01%4.75%
In Erwin, 9.4% 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 Erwin, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).