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Central Piedmont Community College Demographics & Diversity

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Central Piedmont Community College are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Central Piedmont Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 30%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 46% more female students than male students enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Central Piedmont Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Central Piedmont Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Central Piedmont Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,004
Women 10,204

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Central Piedmont Community College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Central Piedmont Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,706 per year

49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.9%
Part time Undergrads 62.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198260 IPEDS survey data for Central Piedmont Community College.