In 2017, Mount Airy, NC had a population of 72.3k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $39,071. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mount Airy, NC declined from 72,767 to 72,315, a -0.621% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,345 to $39,071, a 4.62% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mount Airy, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.4%), White (Hispanic) (7.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.7%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.02%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (0.875%). N/A% of the people in Mount Airy, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Mount Airy, NC are Surry Community College (647 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Mount Airy, NC is $120,900, and the homeownership rate is 73%. Most people in Mount Airy, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Mount Airy, NC is 2 cars per household.