Wanchese, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wanchese, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Wanchese Census Designated Place had a population of 1,827 as of July 1, 2016. Wanchese 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 Wanchese is located at latitude 35.8402 and longitude -75.6417 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Wanchese Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.82 sq. miles. Dare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Wanchese Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402983) 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 Wanchese Census Designated Place is located within Township of Nags Head, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dare County.

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



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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,827
Population in Households 1,827
Population in Familes 1,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 392
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 755
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 515
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $205,422
Average Home Value $256,644
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,504
Average Household Income $63,903
Per Capita Income $26,572
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 1.69%
Households 1.69% 1.69%
Families 1.47% 1.62%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.

Wanchese, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wanchese 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 # 334 55th
Population Density1 # 518 30th
Diversity Index2 # 648 12th
Median Household Income # 174 77th
Per Capita Income # 201 73rd

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