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Mount Airy Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Mount Airy Area is 73,391. The Mount Airy Area population density is 136.85 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Mount Airy Area is white, which represent 92.26% of the total population. The average Mount Airy Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 73,391. #454

Population Density, #279

Mount Airy Area
136.85 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:67,709 (92.26%, #242)
Black:2,790 (3.80%, #433)
Hispanic:7,305 (9.95%, #267)
Asian:383 (0.52%, #683)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):355 (0.48%, #376)
One Race, Other:1,026 (1.40%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,128 (1.54%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:6,031 (82.56%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:190 (2.60%, see rank)
Cuban:156 (2.14%, see rank)
Central American:447 (6.12%, see rank)
South American:96 (1.31%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

56,732 (77.30%) out of the total population of 73,391 reported first ancestry.

 Mount Airy Area% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab370.05%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech530.07%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish750.10%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch8391.14%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English8,45111.52%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French7511.02%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German5,0756.92%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek1670.23%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian420.06%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish4,5216.16%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian8391.14%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian1680.23%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish3130.43%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese1170.16%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian220.03%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,1871.62%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish1,3881.89%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African650.09%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish1950.27%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss610.08%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian90.01%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American21,45829.24%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh2530.34%, see rank0.52%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 35,904 (48.92%, see rank)
Females: 37,487 (51.08%, see rank)

Mount Airy Area
Male: 48.92%
Female: 51.08%
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)
Mount Airy Area
42.00 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Mount Airy Area
39.90 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Mount Airy Area
43.60 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Mount Airy Area% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years4,1025.59%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,9096.69%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,5546.21%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,6266.30%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,2075.73%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,58510.34%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years9,74613.28%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years10,62314.47%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years10,04513.69%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years7,2599.89%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 4,2185.75%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over1,5172.07%, see rank1.61%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Mount Airy AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population50,993, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School12,249, 24.02%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate15,381, 30.16%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree15,604, 30.60%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,263, 10.32%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,496, 4.89%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.41, 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

 Mount Airy Area North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,75786.51%13.49%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)7,08994.74%, see rank5.26%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,62194.53%, see rank5.47%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College2,70886.63%, see rank13.37%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School38965.04%, see rank34.96%, see rank65.79%34.21%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Mount Airy AreaNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households29,380, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.46, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households8,153, 27.75%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households21,227, 72.25%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)20,252, 68.93%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family15,201, 51.74%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households9,128, 31.07%, see rank33.60%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Mount Airy Area%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total59,826see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over28,987100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married7,96727.48%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married17,16959.23%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed1,0273.54%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced2,8249.74%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over30,839100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married5,80118.81%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married17,39556.41%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed3,70212.00%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced3,94112.78%, see rank12.02%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Mount Airy Area%North CarolinaU.S.
Native69,40794.57%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence53,03772.27%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State15,92321.70%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4470.61%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born3,9845.43%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship8211.12%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3,1634.31%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe2300.31%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia2740.37%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa580.08%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania60.01%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America3,3964.63%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America200.03%, see rank0.17%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Mount Airy Area%North CarolinaU.S.
English27,06092.10%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish1,9936.78%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2000.68%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages940.32%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other330.11%, see rank0.54%0.99%

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

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