Population In Hickory, North Carolina

Population41067

In terms of political views, the Hickory population skews Republican. The top religion in Hickory is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Hickory, North Carolina

  • Singles in Hickory 55.6%
  • Married Couples in Hickory 44.4%

Age Groups of People Living in Hickory, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 10.8%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 24.9%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 25.5%
  • 65+ year olds 16.2%

Race Diversity in Hickory, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Hickory, North Carolina is 34.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 12.4%
  • Whites 70.7%
  • Black or African Americans 12.1%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.1%
  • Asians 6.9%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 3.3%
  • Other 6.9%

The Religion of people living in Hickory, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Hickory, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Hickory, North Carolina is 8.0Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant56.5%
Catholic3.1%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon1.1%
Jewish0.1%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.1%
No Religion39.1%

Industry and Occupation in Hickory, North Carolina

The top industry present in Hickory, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 40.0 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 7.4% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Hickory, North Carolina is 62.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.3%
  • Construction 4.2%
  • Manufacturing 21.3%
  • Wholesale trade 3.3%
  • Retail trade 12.4%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3.3%
  • Information 1.9%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4.3%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7.6%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 21.3%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.7%
  • Other services, except public administration 6.9%
  • Public administration 2.6%

The Occupation Diversity score in Hickory, North Carolina is 74.5.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 40.0%
  • Service occupations 16.1%
  • Sales and office occupations 20.4%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 7.4%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 16.1%

Average Educational level of people living in Hickory,North Carolina

64.2% of residents in Hickory, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 38.7% of residents in Hickory, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Hickory, North Carolina is 79.1.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 11.0%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24.9%
  • Some college or associate's degree 29.2%
  • Bachelor's degree 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree 12.3%