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Chocowinity, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Chocowinity is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Chocowinity.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Beaufort County at latitude 35.5127 and longitude -77.1005. Beaufort County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Chocowinity (see map) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chocowinity: Chockowinity, Godleys Crossroads.

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


Total Population 852
Population in Households 849
Population in Familes 674
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 846
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $108,696
Average Home Value $168,913


Median Household Income $39,590
Average Household Income $50,189
Per Capita Income $20,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 0.58%
Households 0.99% 0.59%
Families 4.72% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.


Chocowinity, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chocowinity 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 # 471 36th
Population Density1 # 281 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 286 62nd
Median Household Income # 353 52nd
Per Capita Income # 354 52nd

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