Mount Gilead, NC has a population of 1,123 and is the 14,438th largest city in the United States. The population density is 322 per sq mi which is 78% higher than the North Carolina average and 255% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Gilead is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Mount Gilead, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 86% of Mount Gilead residents were born in North Carolina, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.