Spencer demographics profile

StatisticSpencerNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,07321891
Median age38.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%43%43%
Speak English89%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%
Spencer, NC has a population of 3,290 and is the 8,344th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,073 per sq mi which is 392% higher than the North Carolina average and 1084% higher than the national average. The median age in Spencer is 38 which is approximately equal to the North Carolina average of 38. In Spencer, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 60% of Spencer residents were born in North Carolina, 33% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Spencer is 392% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Spencer is equal to North Carolina.
  • In Spencer 55.47% of the population is White.
  • In Spencer 33.07% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Spencer 1.64% of the population is Asian.

Compare Spencer, NC Demographics To Other Cities


      Spencer population breakdown by race

      RaceSpencerNorth CarolinaNational
      Black or African American33.07%21.50%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race1.55%2.45%3.06%
      Other race8.27%3.01%4.75%
      In Spencer, 11.0% 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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      Spencer age breakdown

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