Wendell demographics profile

StatisticWendellNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,19518191
Median age37.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%43%43%
Speak English89%89%79%
Speak Spanish11%7%13%
Wendell, NC has a population of 6,298 and is the 5,578th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,195 per sq mi which is 560% higher than the North Carolina average and 1219% higher than the national average. The median age in Wendell is 37 which is approximately 2% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Wendell, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 65% of Wendell residents were born in North Carolina, 27% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Wendell is 560% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Wendell is 2% lower than North Carolina.
  • In Wendell 69.91% of the population is White.
  • In Wendell 22.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wendell 0.19% of the population is Asian.

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Wendell population breakdown by race

RaceWendellNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American22.09%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race4.80%2.45%3.06%
Other race3.02%3.01%4.75%
In Wendell, 12.4% 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 Wendell, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).