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Cajahs Mountain, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cajah's Mountain had a population of 2,786 as of July 1, 2016. Cajahs Mountain ranks in the lower 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 Cajahs Mountain is located at latitude 35.8507 and longitude -81.5361 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cajah's Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,322 feet.

The Town of Cajah's Mountain (GNIS ID: 2405357) 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 Cajah's Mountain is located within Township of Hudson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caldwell County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cajahs Mountain: Cajah's Mountain.

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


Total Population 2,786
Population in Households 2,721
Population in Familes 2,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 819
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,125
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 800
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 795 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $114,409
Average Home Value $134,874


Median Household Income $39,443
Average Household Income $50,123
Per Capita Income $20,033
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.29%
Households -0.23% -0.29%
Families -0.78% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Cajahs Mountain, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cajahs Mountain 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 # 264 64th
Population Density1 # 299 60th
Diversity Index2 # 615 17th
Median Household Income # 390 47th
Per Capita Income # 478 35th

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