Gulf is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Gulf Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Chatham County at latitude 35.5604 and longitude -79.2817. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 272 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Gulf Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.Photos of the local Gulf, NC area
Also See: Gulf, NC ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||154|
|Population in Familes||128|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||80 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||52 (65.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||13 (16.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15 (18.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,364|
|Average Home Value||$157,212|
|Median Household Income||$50,283|
|Average Household Income||$56,875|
|Per Capita Income||$24,226|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
The table below compares Gulf 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.
|Total Population||# 703||5th|
|Population Density1||# 653||12th|
|Diversity Index2||# 474||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 184||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 221||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.