Fallston, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fallston, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Fallston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cleveland County at latitude 35.4294 and longitude -81.5022. Cleveland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Fallston, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fallston, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fallston indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Fallston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 608
Population in Households 602
Population in Familes 513
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $122,619
Average Home Value $149,853


Median Household Income $41,094
Average Household Income $48,669
Per Capita Income $19,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.04% -0.07%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families -0.66% -0.12%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.


Fallston, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fallston 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 # 525 29th
Population Density1 # 579 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 575 22nd
Median Household Income # 308 58th
Per Capita Income # 438 41st

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