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Cajahs Mountain, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cajah's Mountain had a population of 2,794 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


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Cajahs Mountain, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,794
Daytime Population: Workers 558
Daytime Population: Residents 1,543
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,101
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 2,728
Population in Familes 2,290
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 821
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,578
Average Household Income $51,558
Per Capita Income $20,618

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $117,791
Average Home Value $139,317
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,127
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 800
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.3%
Households -0.17% -0.29%
Families -0.67% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

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, 2017 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 # 262 65th
Population Density # 294 60th
Diversity Index # 617 17th
Median Household Income # 392 47th
Per Capita Income # 485 35th

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