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Glen Alpine, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Burke County at latitude 35.729 and longitude -81.7793. Burke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Glen Alpine (see map) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Alpine: Glen Alpine Station, Sigmonsburg, Sigmundsville, Turkey Tail.

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Glen Alpine, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Alpine 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 # 353 52nd
Population Density1 # 330 55th
Diversity Index2 # 511 31st
Median Household Income # 264 64th
Per Capita Income # 324 56th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,642
Population in Households 1,642
Population in Familes 1,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 765
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 669
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 506 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $131,287
Average Home Value $137,327
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,339
Average Household Income $52,019
Per Capita Income $21,343
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.88% 1.06%
Households 2.04% 1.11%
Families 1.43% 1.02%
Median Household Income   3.5%
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.

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