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Tabor City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Tabor City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Columbus County at latitude 34.1545 and longitude -78.8732. Columbus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tabor City 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 Tabor City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tabor City: Tabor.

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


Total Population 2,487
Population in Households 2,120
Population in Familes 1,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 367
Population Density1 783
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,095
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 642
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $82,478
Average Home Value $99,103


Median Household Income $24,093
Average Household Income $34,954
Per Capita Income $12,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.2%
Families 0.56% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Tabor City, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tabor City 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 # 276 63rd
Population Density1 # 318 57th
Diversity Index2 # 247 66th
Median Household Income # 714 4th
Per Capita Income # 725 2nd

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