Tyro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tyro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Tyro Census Designated Place had a population of 4,006 as of July 1, 2016. Tyro 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 Tyro is located at latitude 35.7997 and longitude -80.3764 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the Tyro Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Tyro Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584332) 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 Tyro Census Designated Place is located within Township of Tyro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tyro 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 Tyro: Cason.

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


Total Population 4,006
Population in Households 4,005
Population in Familes 3,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 312
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,474
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,094
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,102 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 373 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $125,442
Average Home Value $135,141


Median Household Income $47,165
Average Household Income $52,352
Per Capita Income $19,639
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.53%
Households 0.32% 0.4%
Families -0.09% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Tyro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tyro 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 # 190 74th
Population Density1 # 561 24th
Diversity Index2 # 594 20th
Median Household Income # 236 68th
Per Capita Income # 499 33rd

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