Cerro Gordo, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cerro Gordo, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cerro Gordo had a population of 199 as of July 1, 2017. Cerro Gordo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cerro Gordo is located at latitude 34.3225 and longitude -78.9287 in Columbus County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cerro Gordo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Town of Cerro Gordo (GNIS ID: 2406252) 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 Cerro Gordo is located within Township of Cerro Gordo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cerro Gordo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Cerro Gordo, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 199
Daytime Population: Workers 76
Daytime Population: Residents 132
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 208
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 199
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 253
Diversity Index3 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,864
Average Household Income $43,099
Per Capita Income $16,851

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $85,000
Average Home Value $111,364
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.54% -0.71%
Households -0.54% -0.81%
Families -1.26% -0.78%
Median Household Income   -0.61%
Per Capita Income   0.89%

Cerro Gordo, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cerro Gordo to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 685 7th
Population Density # 603 19th
Diversity Index # 353 53rd
Median Household Income # 608 18th
Per Capita Income # 664 10th

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