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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Dobson is 1,550, which is 6.38% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Dobson population density is 786.88 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Dobson is white, which represent 85.68% of the total population. The average Dobson education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,550. #364

Population Growth Since 2000, #388

Dobson, NC
North Carolina

Population Density, #313

Dobson, NC
786.88 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,328 (85.68%, #277)
Black:71 (4.58%, #499)
Hispanic:380 (24.52%, #37)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #361)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):12 (0.77%, #161)
One Race, Other:129 (8.32%, see rank)
Two or More Races:10 (0.65%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:311 (81.84%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:30 (7.89%, see rank)
Cuban:5 (1.32%, see rank)
Central American:9 (2.37%, see rank)
South American:18 (4.74%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,320 (85.16%) out of the total population of 1,550 reported first ancestry.

 Dobson, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech30.19%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch130.84%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English1268.13%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French00.00%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German1016.52%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek30.19%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish956.13%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian120.77%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian120.77%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish30.19%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian70.45%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish563.61%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish181.16%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish130.84%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American41226.58%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh110.71%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 809 (52.19%, see rank)
Females: 741 (47.81%, see rank)

Dobson, NC
Male: 52.19%
Female: 47.81%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Dobson, NC
37.70 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Dobson, NC
36.60 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Dobson, NC
42.00 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Dobson, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years664.26%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years805.16%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years674.32%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years1519.74%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years1549.94%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years16410.58%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years25216.26%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years17811.48%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years22014.19%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years1378.84%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 714.58%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over100.65%, see rank1.61%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Dobson, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,032, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School316, 30.62%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate282, 27.33%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree258, 25.00%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree94, 9.11%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree82, 7.95%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.20, see rank13.4313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Dobson, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2576.00%24.00%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)85100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)67100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College7594.67%, see rank5.33%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1968.42%, see rank31.58%, see rank65.79%34.21%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Dobson, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households554, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.45, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households193, 34.84%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households361, 65.16%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)315, 56.86%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size3.34, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family232, 41.88%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households239, 43.14%, see rank33.60%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Dobson, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,337see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over707100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married27338.61%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married32545.97%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed283.96%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced8111.46%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over630100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married18930.00%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married31049.21%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed6910.95%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced629.84%, see rank12.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Dobson, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native1,39690.06%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence94360.84%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State40225.94%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
513.29%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born1549.94%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship130.84%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1419.10%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1549.94%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Dobson, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English45682.31%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish9817.69%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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