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Cape Fear Community College Demographics & Diversity

Wilmington, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Cape Fear Community College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Cape Fear Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 13%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at Cape Fear Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cape Fear Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Cape Fear Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Cape Fear Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,482
Women 5,198

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Cape Fear Community College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cape Fear Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,286 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,680
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 34.8%
Part time Undergrads 51.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198154 IPEDS survey data for Cape Fear Community College.