High Point demographics profile

StatisticHigh PointNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,96518191
Median age36.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%43%
Speak English81%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%7%13%
High Point, NC has a population of 108,982 and is the 269th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,965 per sq mi which is 985% higher than the North Carolina average and 2069% higher than the national average. The median age in High Point is 36 which is approximately 6% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In High Point, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 55% of High Point residents were born in North Carolina, 30% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in High Point is 985% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in High Point is 6% lower than North Carolina.
  • In High Point 52.46% of the population is White.
  • In High Point 32.80% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In High Point 8.21% of the population is Asian.

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High Point population breakdown by race

RaceHigh PointNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American32.80%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.47%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.88%2.45%3.06%
Other race3.14%3.01%4.75%
In High Point, 10.0% 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 High Point, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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