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Bath, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bath is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Beaufort County at latitude 35.4713 and longitude -76.811. Beaufort County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Bath, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bath, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bath indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Bath (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bath: Historic Bath Tour.

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


Total Population 246
Population in Households 246
Population in Familes 206
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 687
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $149,194
Average Home Value $214,019


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $63,875
Per Capita Income $29,300
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families 2.88% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Bath, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath 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 # 670 9th
Population Density1 # 366 51st
Diversity Index2 # 618 17th
Median Household Income # 188 74th
Per Capita Income # 103 86th

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