Pittsboro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pittsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pittsboro had a population of 4,273 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pittsboro is located at latitude 35.7259 and longitude -79.1721 in Chatham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pittsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Town of Pittsboro (GNIS ID: 2407130) 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 Pittsboro is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chatham County.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,273
Population in Households 4,103
Population in Familes 3,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density1 971
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,695
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,101
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,261 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $242,602
Average Home Value $264,659
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,323
Average Household Income $64,829
Per Capita Income $27,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.14% 2.01%
Households 2.19% 2.03%
Families 2.63% 1.97%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Pittsboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pittsboro 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 # 178 76th
Population Density1 # 235 68th
Diversity Index2 # 382 48th
Median Household Income # 161 78th
Per Capita Income # 163 78th

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