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Clarkton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Clarkton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bladen County at latitude 34.4886 and longitude -78.6558. Bladen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Clarkton 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 Clarkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clarkton: Brown Marsh Station, Dalton.

Town of Clarkton, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 858
Population in Households 836
Population in Familes 675
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 690
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $111,017
Average Home Value $127,043
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,279
Average Household Income $37,360
Per Capita Income $14,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.35%
Households 0.65% 0.3%
Families 0.67% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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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Clarkton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkton 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 # 469 37th
Population Density1 # 363 51st
Diversity Index2 # 188 75th
Median Household Income # 687 7th
Per Capita Income # 680 8th

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