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Bennett, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Bennett is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bennett Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Chatham County at latitude 35.5654 and longitude -79.5436. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bennett Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bennett: Beck Mountain, Beck Springs.

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


Total Population 286
Population in Households 286
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $161,842
Average Home Value $181,683


Median Household Income $50,436
Average Household Income $55,288
Per Capita Income $22,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 0.62%
Households 0.39% 0.48%
Families 1.34% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Bennett, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennett 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 # 654 12th
Population Density1 # 707 4th
Diversity Index2 # 665 10th
Median Household Income # 180 76th
Per Capita Income # 277 63rd

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