Sawmills, Caldwell County, North Carolina

Sawmills: City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Sawmills is a city located in the county of Caldwell in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,240 and a population density of 305 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,156 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Sawmills

Population : 5,156 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Caldwell County
Area : 17.16 km2
Altitude : 1,247 feet / 380 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:14:16 (19th August 2022)
Density : 301 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.63% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Sawmills is located at 35°49'29"N 81°28'28"W (35.8248500, -81.4745400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sawmills decreased by 1.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,240 - census
2011 5,188 -1% estimation process
2012 5,169 -0.37% estimation process
2013 5,168 -0.02% estimation process
2014 5,146 -0.43% estimation process
2015 5,139 -0.14% estimation process
2016 5,153 0.27% estimation process
2017 5,167 0.27% estimation process
2018 5,177 0.19% estimation process
2019 5,189 0.23% estimation process
2020 5,156 -0.64% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,292
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,293
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,222
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,289
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.3%
Female persons, % : 52.4%
White only, percent : 89.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 514
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.3%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,243
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $499
2015-2019 median gross rent : $701
2015-2019 Households : 3,050
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,251
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 160,496
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,055
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,857
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,035
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 602
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 174
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 252
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 529
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 54
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 414
2010 population per square mile : 1,554.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.69
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 147,112
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $208,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,634
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $639
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,072
Permits for construction, 2020 : 426
2015-2019 Households : 138,714
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 633,017
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,351,173
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,889,547
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 5,550,392
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,624
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,897
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,566
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 8,579
2019 total employment : 183,734
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 10,187,910
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 23,959
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 26,456
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 15,555
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,240
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,698
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 19,714
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,144
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 22,868
2010 population per square mile : 1,012.5
2010 land area in square miles : 345.17

Schools in Sawmills

College & universities near Sawmills, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198118 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Hudson (NC) 28638

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sawmills, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL

Post offices near Sawmills

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hudson Post Office Hudson (NC) 28638

Other cities in Caldwell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Caldwell County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Lenoir 17,911 City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States
Pinehurst 17,014 Village in North Carolina
Granite Falls 4,657 City in Minnesota
Gamewell 3,993 City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States of America
Hudson 3,703 Town in North Carolina
Cajahs Mountain 2,823 City in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States of America
Northlakes 1,534 Township in Caldwell County, North Carolina
Rhodhiss 1,021 City in Burke County, North Carolina, United States of America
Forest Hills 376 Village in North Carolina, United States
Cedar Rock 299 Human settlement in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Sawmills distances to largest North Carolina cities