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Mocksville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Mocksville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Mocksville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Davie County at latitude 35.894 and longitude -80.5614. Davie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Mocksville (see map) encompass a land area of 7.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mocksville: Mocks Old Field Bay.

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Mocksville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,109
Population in Households 4,970
Population in Familes 4,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density1 678
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 2,004
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,362
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,361 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 643 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $166,692
Average Home Value $206,098


Median Household Income $41,951
Average Household Income $58,031
Per Capita Income $23,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.27% 0.33%
Households 0.33% 0.34%
Families 1.16% 0.23%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


Mocksville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mocksville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 144 81st
Population Density1 # 369 50th
Diversity Index2 # 316 57th
Median Household Income # 289 61st
Per Capita Income # 259 65th

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