Graham demographics profile

StatisticGrahamNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,51521891
Median age38.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%43%43%
Speak English83%89%79%
Speak Spanish15%7%13%
Graham, NC has a population of 14,506 and is the 2,904th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,515 per sq mi which is 595% higher than the North Carolina average and 1572% higher than the national average. The median age in Graham is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Graham, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 67% of Graham residents were born in North Carolina, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Graham is 595% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Graham is 2% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Graham 66.73% of the population is White.
  • In Graham 20.95% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Graham 0.17% of the population is Asian.

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Graham population breakdown by race

RaceGrahamNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American20.95%21.50%12.63%
American Indian1.54%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race3.93%2.45%3.06%
Other race6.67%3.01%4.75%
In Graham, 16.2% 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 Graham, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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