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Hiddenite, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Hiddenite is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Hiddenite Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Alexander County at latitude 35.9037 and longitude -81.0906. Alexander County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Hiddenite Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hiddenite: White Plains.

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Hiddenite, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 556
Population in Households 556
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 240
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $124,074
Average Home Value $140,110


Median Household Income $38,913
Average Household Income $46,905
Per Capita Income $18,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.87% 0.53%
Households 1.01% 0.5%
Families 3.96% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hiddenite, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hiddenite to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 546 26th
Population Density1 # 538 27th
Diversity Index2 # 565 24th
Median Household Income # 371 50th
Per Capita Income # 485 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.