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High Point, North Carolina
Hickory, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
High Point is 51% more densely populated than Hickory.
People are 0% more likely to be married in Hickory.
The Median Age is 2.4 years younger in High Point.

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PEOPLE
 High Point, NCHickory, NCUnited States
 Population110,26840,374321,418,820
 Population - 2010100,90339,932308,745,538
 Population - 200085,83937,222285,036,114
 Population - 199069,49628,301251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now58.67%42.66%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now28.46%8.47%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,0421,35191
 Land Area54303,531,905
 Water Area20264,837
 Median Age35.63837.4
 Female Population53.10%53.99%50.81%
 Male Population46.90%46.01%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 High Point, NCHickory, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.84%5.99%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.55%7.04%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.67%6.14%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.99%3.88%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.19%4.46%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.44%6.12%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.35%12.46%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.41%14.16%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.83%12.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.99%6.52%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.69%5.07%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.58%8.32%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.91%5.35%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.56%1.98%1.85%
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 RACE
 High Point, NCHickory, NCUnited States
 White48.11%69.27%62.77%
 Black33.41%13.76%12.24%
 Asian7.50%3.19%4.95%
 Native American0.32%0.40%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.30%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.91%1.17%2.13%
 Hispanic8.61%11.90%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic91.39%88.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 High Point, NCHickory, NCUnited States
 Households40,98815,991116,211,000
 Family Households26,5099,67676,958,100
 Non Family Households14,4796,31539,253,000
 Household Size2.532.422.63
 Married Population46.93%46.56%50.58%
 Single Population53.07%53.44%49.42%
 Now Married43.07%44.02%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.86%2.54%2.17%
 Never Married36.01%34.60%32.55%
 Widowed6.19%7.63%5.95%
 Divorced10.87%11.22%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.64%28.61%31.68%
 Married, no children34.46%40.80%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.85%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children12.05%9.76%9.95%
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