Carrboro, NC: What you need to know

The scenic town of Carrboro is directly west of Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina's flagship campus, and Carrboro is a favorite destination of UNC students because of diverse restaurants and nightspots. Residents have access to 10 parks and amenities such as Carrboro Farmers' Market, Carrboro ArtsCenter and Cat's Cradle that hosts top music acts. In addition, high graduation rates and test scores are a consistent part of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public Schools district.


Carrboro, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 20,639
Median Age 31
Median Household Income $51,182
Median Home Price $324,500
Walkscore 28

Carrboro, NC Rankings

Carrboro, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.1%
  Population Women 51.9%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Carrboro

 
19% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Carrboro

Median Population

Median Age 30.9
Age 18 Over 76.7
Age 21 Over 73.3
Age 62 Over 7.2
Age 65 Over 5.3

Race

  Ethnicity White 71.3%
  Ethnicity Black 8.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 10.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 13.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 5.5%

Median Household Income

  Median Household Income 51182
  Median Home Price 324500
  Homes Owned 60.4
  Homes Rent 39.6
  Median Property Rent 894

Language

  English Only 77.3
  English Other 22.7
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME: 22.3 MINUTES
in Carrboro

Commute Types

  Walked 2.3
  Worked at Home 6.8
  Public Transportation 10.5
  Other Means 5.9
  Drove Alone 64.9
  Carpooled 9.5

28/100
WALK SCORE
for Carrboro