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Brices Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Brices Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 3,475 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brices Creek is located at latitude 35.037 and longitude -77.0819 in Craven County. The formal boundaries for the Brices Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Brices Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402714) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Brices Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craven County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brices Creek 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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Brices Creek, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,475
Population in Households 3,471
Population in Familes 3,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 443
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,238
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,022
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,085 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $269,220
Average Home Value $339,355


Median Household Income $67,321
Average Household Income $84,979
Per Capita Income $30,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.99% 1.17%
Households 1.79% 1.08%
Families 1.47% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Brices Creek, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brices Creek 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 # 227 69th
Population Density1 # 480 35th
Diversity Index2 # 531 28th
Median Household Income # 52 93rd
Per Capita Income # 102 86th

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