Southern Shores, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Southern Shores, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Southern Shores had a population of 2,785 as of July 1, 2016. Southern Shores ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Southern Shores is located at latitude 36.1202 and longitude -75.7305 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Southern Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Dare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Southern Shores (GNIS ID: 2407375) 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 Southern Shores is located within Township of Atlantic, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Southern Shores 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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Southern Shores, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,785
Population in Households 2,785
Population in Familes 2,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 706
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,187
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,054 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,315 (52.6%)
Median Home Value $486,981
Average Home Value $537,441
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,922
Average Household Income $100,823
Per Capita Income $42,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.67%
Households 0.38% 0.6%
Families 0.36% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Southern Shores, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southern Shores 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 # 265 64th
Population Density1 # 358 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 727 2nd
Median Household Income # 26 97th
Per Capita Income # 26 97th

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