Navassa, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Navassa, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Navassa had a population of 1,632 as of July 1, 2016. Navassa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Navassa is located at latitude 34.2816 and longitude -78.0364 in Brunswick County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Navassa (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Brunswick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Navassa (GNIS ID: 2406968) 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 Navassa is located within Township of Northwest, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brunswick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Navassa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,632
Population in Households 1,632
Population in Familes 1,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 123
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 610
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $112,188
Average Home Value $132,346


Median Household Income $38,659
Average Household Income $48,226
Per Capita Income $18,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 2.33%
Households 1.09% 2.11%
Families 0.99% 2.03%
Median Household Income   -0.39%
Per Capita Income   0.42%
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.

Navassa, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Navassa 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 # 358 52nd
Population Density1 # 687 7th
Diversity Index2 # 102 86th
Median Household Income # 409 45th
Per Capita Income # 573 23rd

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