The Waves Census Designated Place had a population of 137 as of July 1, 2016. Waves 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 Waves is located at latitude 35.5657 and longitude -75.4655 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Waves Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The Waves Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630784) 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 Waves Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Dare County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waves 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 Waves: South Rodanthe.
|Population in Households||137|
|Population in Familes||102|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||334 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||41 (12.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||18 ( 5.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||275 (82.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$289,286|
|Average Home Value||$344,512|
|Median Household Income||$44,098|
|Average Household Income||$63,373|
|Per Capita Income||$28,926|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.54%|
|Per Capita Income||2.91%|
The table below compares Waves 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.
|Total Population||# 706||5th|
|Population Density1||# 608||18th|
|Diversity Index2||# 689||7th|
|Median Household Income||# 280||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 130||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.