Living in Chapel Hill, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Chapel Hill SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

Chapel Hill, NC Cost Of Living

119
Chapel Hill's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Chapel Hill, North Carolina Info Snack

Chapel Hill is a town in Orange and Durham counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population was 57,233 in the 2010 census, making Chapel Hill the 15th-largest city in the state. Chapel Hill, Durham, and the state capital, Raleigh, make up the corners of the Research Triangle (officially the Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill combined statistical area), with a total population of 1,998,808.
Population
59,561
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
18.9%
Median Home
$409,200
Median Income
$68,640
Median Rent
$1,172

Chapel Hill, NC Photos

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Rankings for Chapel Hill in North Carolina

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Map Of Chapel Hill, NC

Population over time in Chapel Hill

Year Population % Change
2017 59,561 0.6%
2016 59,234 0.4%
2015 59,005 0.4%
2014 58,766 0.7%
2013 58,379 0.6%
2012 58,058 1.7%
2011 57,088 1.4%
2010 56,289 2.0%
2009 55,180 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chapel Hill

White
68.1% (40,533)
African American
9.7% (5,801)
American Indian
0.2% (102)
Asian
12.4% (7,369)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.3% (155)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,659)
Hispanic
6.6% (3,934)
Race Chapel Hill NC USA
White 68.1% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 9.7% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 12.4% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.6% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.4% (500,764)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (217,697)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (471,078)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (418,303)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (809,619)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.9% (711,265)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.7% (516,057)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.2% (785,330)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (472,877)
$200,000 or more
17.7% (1,053,104)
Income Chapel Hill NC USA
Less than $10,000 8.4% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.9% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.2% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 17.7% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Chapel Hill

Female
53.8% (32,026)
Male
46.2% (27,535)
Gender Chapel Hill NC USA
Female 53.8% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chapel Hill for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,191)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (1,191)
High School / GED
8.0% (4,764)
Some College
9.0% (5,360)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (2,382)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (17,272)
Master's Degree
24.0% (14,294)
Professional Degree
9.0% (5,360)
Doctorate Degree
13.0% (7,742)
Education Chapel Hill NC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 24.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 9.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 13.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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