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South Piedmont Community College Demographics & Diversity

Polkton, North Carolina

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at South Piedmont Community College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of South Piedmont Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 61%
Black 20%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 80% more female students than male students enrolled at South Piedmont Community College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, South Piedmont Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for South Piedmont Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for South Piedmont Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,016
Women 1,831

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

South Piedmont Community College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for South Piedmont Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,560 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,847
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.4%
Part time Undergrads 66.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197850 IPEDS survey data for South Piedmont Community College.