Neuse Forest, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Neuse Forest, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Neuse Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 2,184 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Neuse Forest is located at latitude 34.9651 and longitude -76.9443 in Craven County. The formal boundaries for the Neuse Forest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Neuse Forest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403330) 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 Neuse Forest Census Designated Place is located within Township 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craven County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Neuse Forest 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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Neuse Forest Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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Neuse Forest, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,184
Population in Households 2,183
Population in Familes 1,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 691
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 669
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 0.7%)
Median Home Value $226,295
Average Home Value $248,357


Median Household Income $81,374
Average Household Income $87,752
Per Capita Income $31,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 0.84%
Households 1.17% 0.67%
Families 1.25% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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, 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 # 304 59th
Population Density1 # 364 51st
Diversity Index2 # 401 46th
Median Household Income # 20 97th
Per Capita Income # 91 88th

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