Banner Elk, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Banner Elk, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Banner Elk had a population of 1,060 as of July 1, 2016. Banner Elk 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 Banner Elk is located at latitude 36.1587 and longitude -81.8676 in Avery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Banner Elk (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3,701 feet.

The Town of Banner Elk (GNIS ID: 2405208) 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.

The Town of Banner Elk is located within Township of Banner Elk, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Banner Elk 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 Banner Elk: Banners Elk, Shawneehaw.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,060
Population in Households 871
Population in Familes 649
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 555
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (29.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 353 (53.9%)
Median Home Value $232,813
Average Home Value $292,474
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,480
Average Household Income $56,189
Per Capita Income $23,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.39%
Households 0.6% 0.59%
Families 2.63% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

Banner Elk, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Banner Elk 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 # 427 42nd
Population Density1 # 424 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 564 24th
Median Household Income # 364 51st
Per Capita Income # 311 58th

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