Nashville demographics profile

StatisticNashvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,18621891
Median age50.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%43%43%
Speak English99%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%
Nashville, NC has a population of 5,521 and is the 6,061st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,186 per sq mi which is 444% higher than the North Carolina average and 1210% higher than the national average. The median age in Nashville is 51 which is approximately 32% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Nashville, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 83% of Nashville residents were born in North Carolina, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Nashville is 444% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Nashville is 32% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Nashville 54.77% of the population is White.
  • In Nashville 43.96% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Nashville 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Nashville population breakdown by race

      RaceNashvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Black or African American43.96%21.50%12.63%
      American Indian1.20%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race0.07%2.45%3.06%
      Other race0.00%3.01%4.75%
      In Nashville, 0.0% 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 Nashville, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).