Scotland Neck demographics profile

StatisticScotland NeckNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,05821891
Median age53.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%43%43%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
Scotland Neck, NC has a population of 1,257 and is the 13,741st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,058 per sq mi which is 385% higher than the North Carolina average and 1068% higher than the national average. The median age in Scotland Neck is 53 which is approximately 39% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Scotland Neck, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 87% of Scotland Neck residents were born in North Carolina, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Scotland Neck is 385% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Scotland Neck is 39% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Scotland Neck 29.20% of the population is White.
  • In Scotland Neck 70.33% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Scotland Neck 0.00% of the population is Asian.

Compare Scotland Neck, NC Demographics To Other Cities


      Scotland Neck population breakdown by race

      RaceScotland NeckNorth CarolinaNational
      Black or African American70.33%21.50%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race0.48%2.45%3.06%
      Other race0.00%3.01%4.75%
      In Scotland Neck, 0.8% 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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      Scotland Neck age breakdown

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      Source: The Scotland Neck, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).