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Casar, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Casar had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2015. Casar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Casar is located at latitude 35.5127 and longitude -81.6168 in Cleveland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Casar (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cleveland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The Town of Casar (GNIS ID: 2406233) 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 Casar is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Cleveland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Casar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Casar, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 283
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $117,708
Average Home Value $145,526


Median Household Income $47,102
Average Household Income $51,170
Per Capita Income $21,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.64%
Households -0.93% -0.51%
Families 0.68% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Casar, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Casar to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 656 11th
Population Density1 # 660 11th
Diversity Index2 # 719 3rd
Median Household Income # 224 70th
Per Capita Income # 350 53rd

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