Chapel Hill Demographics


  • Total Population36,699
  • Male Population(48.4 %) 17,775
  • Female Population(51.6 %) 18,924
  • Median Age33.10
There are currently 36,699 people living in Chapel Hill. Out of the total population number, 17,775 are men and 18,924 are women. The median age for Chapel Hill dwellers is 33.10.


  • White Collar17,257
  • Blue Collar2,521
There are currently 17,257 white-collar jobs and 2,521 blue-collar jobs in Chapel Hill.


  • Total Households14,861
  • Family Households8,892
  • Non-family Households5,969
  • Households With Children4,919
  • Households Without Children9,942
  • Average People Per Household2.46
There are currently 14,861 households in Chapel Hill. Out of this total, 8,892 are family households, 5,969 are non-family households, 4,919 are households with children and 9,942 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Chapel Hill is 2.46.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School560
  • Some High School5,537
  • Some College6,262
  • Associate Degree1,413
  • Bachelors Degree8,343
  • Graduate Degree5,098
There are 560 people living in Chapel Hill without a high school degree, 5,537 people with some high school degree and 6,262 people with a college degree. 1,413 people have an associate degree, 8,343 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 5,098 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married9,602
  • Married14,471
  • Separated366
  • Widowed1,498
  • Divorced3,015
9,602 of the people living in Chapel Hill have never been married, while 14,471 are married and 366 are separated. A total of 1,498 people are widowed and 3,015 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$90,985
  • Median Household Income$58,742
  • Median Income Under 25$27,685
  • Median Income 25-44$61,991
  • Median Income 45-64$78,036
  • Median Income Over 65$43,229

The average household income for people living in Chapel Hill is $90,985, while the median household income is $58,742. The median income in Chapel Hill is $27,685 for those under 25, $61,991 for those aged 25 to 44, $78,036 for those aged 45 to 64, and $43,229 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.