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Duck, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Duck had a population of 366 as of July 1, 2016. Duck ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Duck is located at latitude 36.1844 and longitude -75.7545 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Duck (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.42 sq. miles and a water area of 1.3 sq. miles. Dare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Town of Duck (GNIS ID: 2406400) 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 Duck is located within Township of Atlantic, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Duck 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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Town of Duck, NC Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 366
Population in Households 366
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 152
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 187
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 125
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 ( 5.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 1.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,622 (93.3%)
Median Home Value $552,083
Average Home Value $600,987
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,974
Average Household Income $114,899
Per Capita Income $54,769
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% 0.22%
Households -0.17% 0.21%
Families 1.48% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Duck, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duck 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 # 616 17th
Population Density1 # 672 9th
Diversity Index2 # 731 1st
Median Household Income # 25 97th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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