Carrington

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Demographics
Total population 1,980 Population Estimates, 2019 [1]
Population by race and ethnicity American Community Survey, 2015-2019
White non-Hispanic1,993 93.4%
Of Colorsuppressed
American Indian46 2.2%
Asiansuppressed
Blacksuppressed
Hispanic (any race)suppressed
Some other racesuppressed
Two or more races63 3.0%
Population by age American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Under 569 3.2%
5 to 17327 15.3%
18 to 641,233 57.8%
65+504 23.6%
Median age45.3 American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Population by gender American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Female1,145 53.7%
Male988 46.3%
Aging
Total civilian, non-institutionalized population (65+)421 American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Individuals with one or more disabilities (65+)137 32.5%
Economy
Median household income$54,839 American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Population for whom poverty status is determined2,044 American Community Survey, 2015-2019 [2]
In poverty173 8.5% American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Under 5 (percent of people under age 5)suppressed
5 to 17 (percent of people age 5 to 17)suppressed
18 to 64 (percent of people age 18 to 64)107 8.7%
65+ (percent of people age 65+)38 9.0%
Health
Total civilian, non-institutionalized population2,039 American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Individuals with one or more disabilities294 14.4%
Total civilian, non-institutionalized population (under age 65)1,618 American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Individuals without health insurancesuppressed
Housing
Cost burdened households143 16.0% American Community Survey, 2015-2019 [3]
Cost burdened owners (percent of homeowners)57 8.9%
Cost burdened renters (percent of renters)86 34.3%
Homeownership, number and rate644 68.1% American Community Survey, 2015-2019
White non-Hispanic611 68.3%
Of Colorsuppressed
Vacant housing units168 15.1% American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Immigration
Foreign bornsuppressed American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Speaks language other than English25 1.2% American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Transportation
Commute time 30 minutes or longer (workers age 16+)124 10.8% American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Workforce
Percentage of adults working (age 16 to 64) 90.3% American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Adult population by educational attainment American Community Survey, 2015-2019
Total adult population (age 25+)1,537
Less than high school159 10.3%
High school or equivalent413 26.9%
Some college or associate's degree554 36.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher411 26.7%

"Suppressed" indicates that data are unavailable, an estimate is unreliable, or data are suppressed because too few cases were recorded in the time period.

[1] Note that the total population number and the sum of population breakdowns under Demographics in the city profiles may be different. The population estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Estimates program provides the most current snapshot of population for cities of this size and is recommended to be used for population counts. This estimate, however, does not provide breakdowns by different population characteristics. For population breakdowns by race and ethnicity, age, and gender, the American Community Survey (ACS) population counts are used instead.

[2] The American Community Survey uses a subset of the population for whom household income is known to calculate poverty figures. Any individual whose poverty status or income is unknown is excluded from poverty tabulations. For this reason, the population for whom poverty status is determined is slightly smaller than the total population. See more information here: https://www.census.gov/topics/income-poverty/poverty/guidance/poverty-measures.html.

[3] Households paying 30% or more of their gross income for housing are considered to be cost burdened.

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