Linden, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Linden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Linden had a population of 133 as of July 1, 2016. Linden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Linden is located at latitude 35.2546 and longitude -78.7484 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Linden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Town of Linden (GNIS ID: 2406023) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Linden is located within Township of Carvers Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Linden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Linden: Choeffenington, Little River Academy.

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


Total Population 133
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 263
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $191,071


Median Household Income $54,045
Average Household Income $75,961
Per Capita Income $28,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.3%
Households 0.28% 0.69%
Families 2.05% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Linden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linden 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 # 707 4th
Population Density1 # 595 20th
Diversity Index2 # 294 60th
Median Household Income # 129 83rd
Per Capita Income # 136 82nd

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