Wendell, NC Demographics

The total population of Wendell is estimated to be 10,575 with 4,980 males (47.09%) and 5,595 females (52.91%). There are 615 more females than males in Wendell.
The median household income in Wendell was $72,768 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,542(2.16%) from $71,226 in 2020. This income is 97.54% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Wendell sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $115,882. Overall, the median household income for the town of Wendell stands at $72,768.
In Wendell, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $43,516 for males and $30,313 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $69,472 for males and $58,188 for females.
In Wendell, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $130,569, while White households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $71,856.
In 2022, the population of Wendell was 12,440, a 7.28% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Wendell's population was 11,596, an increase of 15.99% compared to a population of 9,997 in 2020.
The median age in Wendell, NC is 37.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.67% were under the age of 15, 22.91% aged 15 to 29, 43.32% aged 30 to 64, 10.64% aged 65 to 84, and 4.46% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Wendell population: 51.60% are White, 27.69% are Black or African American, 0.13% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.53% are Asian, 15.62% are some other race and 4.43% are multiracial.