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Neuse Forest, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Craven County at latitude 34.9638 and longitude -76.9447. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Neuse Forest Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,153
Population in Households 2,152
Population in Familes 1,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 681
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 832
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 670
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 645 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $223,603
Average Home Value $256,491


Median Household Income $63,813
Average Household Income $73,658
Per Capita Income $26,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.69% 0.99%
Households 1.78% 1.04%
Families 1.88% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.


Neuse Forest, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neuse Forest 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 # 302 59th
Population Density1 # 367 50th
Diversity Index2 # 414 44th
Median Household Income # 54 93rd
Per Capita Income # 149 80th

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