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Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Fairfield Harbour is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fairfield Harbour Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Craven County at latitude 35.0765 and longitude -76.9636. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Fairfield Harbour Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 1.25 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairfield Harbour: Fairfield Harbor.

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


Total Population 3,154
Population in Households 3,154
Population in Familes 2,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,096
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,572
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 1,111
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,311 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 397 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $233,123
Average Home Value $271,715


Median Household Income $58,030
Average Household Income $71,335
Per Capita Income $34,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.57% 0.98%
Households 1.67% 1.01%
Families 1.16% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.


Fairfield Harbour, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield Harbour 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 # 240 68th
Population Density1 # 190 74th
Diversity Index2 # 684 8th
Median Household Income # 77 90th
Per Capita Income # 52 93rd

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