Taylorsville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Taylorsville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Taylorsville had a population of 2,258 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Taylorsville is located at latitude 35.9168 and longitude -81.1759 in Alexander County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Taylorsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Alexander County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The Town of Taylorsville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylorsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Taylorsville, NC Boundary Map

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Taylorsville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,258
Population in Households 2,140
Population in Familes 1,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 954
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 948
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 585
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 390 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $124,390
Average Home Value $138,934
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,387
Average Household Income $46,487
Per Capita Income $18,990
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 0.96%
Households 1.56% 1.05%
Families 4.34% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

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Taylorsville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylorsville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 293 60th
Population Density1 # 241 68th
Diversity Index2 # 423 43rd
Median Household Income # 536 28th
Per Capita Income # 483 35th

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