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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

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Carrboro, NC Demographics

Median Population in Carrboro , NC

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 in Carrboro , NC

  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%

Population By Gender in Carrboro , NC

  Male 48.1%
  Female 51.9%

Language in Carrboro , NC

  English Only 77.3%
  English Other 22.7%

Economics in Carrboro , NC

  Median Household Income $51,182
  Median Home Price $324,500
  Homes Owned 60.4%
  Homes Rent 39.6%
  Median Property Rent $894

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Commute Types in Carrboro , NC

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

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 19
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