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The 2016 Mount Airy, North Carolina, population is 10,354. There are 884 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Mount Airy, North Carolina

The median age is 45.6. The US median is 37.4. 51.52% of people in Mount Airy, North Carolina, are married. 14.33% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.16 people. 23.98% of people are married, with children. 23.90% have children, but are single.

Race in Mount Airy, North Carolina

80.69% of people are white, 10.84% are black, 0.16% are asian, 0.12% are native american, and 0.00% claim 'Other'.

7.74% of the people in Mount Airy, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 92.26% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEMount Airy, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  10,354321,418,820
  Population - 2010  10,520308,745,538
  Population - 2000  8,484285,036,114
  Population - 1990  7,156251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  44.69%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  22.04%12.76%
  Pop. Density  88491
  Land Area  123,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  45.637.4
  Female Population  52.87%50.81%
  Male Population  47.13%49.19%
  White  80.69%62.77%
  Black  10.84%12.24%
  Asian  0.16%4.95%
  Native American  0.12%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  0.00%0.20%
  Two or More Races  0.44%2.13%
  Hispanic  7.74%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  92.26%83.10%
  Households  4,659116,211,000
  Family Households  2,78276,958,100
  Non Family Households  1,87739,253,000
  Household Size  2.162.63
  Married Population  51.52%50.58%
  Single Population  48.48%49.42%
  Now Married  47.14%48.41%
  Married but Separated  4.38%2.17%
  Never Married  21.74%32.55%
  Widowed  12.41%5.95%
  Divorced  14.33%10.92%
  Married, w/children  23.98%31.68%
  Married, no children  42.78%41.44%
  Single, w/children  23.90%16.94%
  Single, no children  9.35%9.95%

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It's not Mayberry that is for sure!! - 8/23/2012
I have lived in Mount Airy much of my adult life. I have never liked Mount Airy. Mount Airy is very family-oriented and therefore very cliquish. It is very difficult for... (Read More)

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Mayberry Not What You Think - 2/15/2012
Although the previous comment is almost 5 years old, what was mentioned is pretty true. Crime has worsened, in particular drug activity, with a very active market in... (Read More)

'mayberry' a friendly place? - 9/15/2011
I have been considering moving to Mount Airy. The thing is, when I tried to contact the newspaper classifieds about placing an ad no one replied. Ad when inquired about... (Read More)

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