Wake Forest, North Carolina

Population In Wake Forest, North Carolina

Population44068

In terms of political views, the Wake Forest population skews Democratic. The top religion in Wake Forest is Protestant. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Wake Forest, North Carolina

  • Singles in Wake Forest 42.8%
  • Married Couples in Wake Forest 57.2%

Age Groups of People Living in Wake Forest, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 6.4%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 27.6%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 26.8%
  • 65+ year olds 11.1%

Race Diversity in Wake Forest, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Wake Forest, North Carolina is 26.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 6.1%
  • Whites 73.0%
  • Black or African Americans 18.4%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.0%
  • Asians 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 5.3%
  • Other 1.8%

The Religion of people living in Wake Forest, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Wake Forest, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Wake Forest, North Carolina is 21.1Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant31.3%
Catholic10.7%
Orthodox0.3%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.9%
Jewish0.4%
Muslim1.1%
Buddhist0.6%
Hindu0.6%
Other / Non-Christian0.1%
No Religion54%

Industry and Occupation in Wake Forest, North Carolina

The top industry present in Wake Forest, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 58.9 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 4.3% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Wake Forest, North Carolina is 62.0.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.4%
  • Construction 4.3%
  • Manufacturing 10.2%
  • Wholesale trade 2.3%
  • Retail trade 10.9%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.0%
  • Information 1.6%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 8.4%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 18.4%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 25.7%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 6.2%
  • Other services, except public administration 4.2%
  • Public administration 3.4%

The Occupation Diversity score in Wake Forest, North Carolina is 50.6.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 58.9%
  • Service occupations 9.6%
  • Sales and office occupations 20.6%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 4.3%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6.6%

Average Educational level of people living in Wake Forest,North Carolina

81.6% of residents in Wake Forest, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 44.3% of residents in Wake Forest, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Wake Forest, North Carolina is 71.7.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 2.9%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15.5%
  • Some college or associate's degree 26.1%
  • Bachelor's degree 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree 19.0%

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