Hiddenite, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hiddenite, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Hiddenite Census Designated Place had a population of 561 as of July 1, 2016. Hiddenite ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hiddenite is located at latitude 35.9077 and longitude -81.0811 in Alexander County. The formal boundaries for the Hiddenite Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Alexander County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The Hiddenite Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628635) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hiddenite Census Designated Place is located within Township of Sharpes, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alexander County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hiddenite population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hiddenite: White Plains.

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Hiddenite, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 561
Population in Households 561
Population in Familes 478
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $128,689


Median Household Income $38,517
Average Household Income $45,586
Per Capita Income $18,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.49%
Households 0.75% 0.49%
Families 2.67% 0.46%
Median Household Income   -1.79%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
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, 2016 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 # 551 26th
Population Density1 # 538 27th
Diversity Index2 # 570 23rd
Median Household Income # 414 44th
Per Capita Income # 574 22nd

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