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Magnolia, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Duplin County at latitude 34.8966 and longitude -78.0542. Duplin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Magnolia (see map) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Magnolia: Stricklandsville.

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Magnolia, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magnolia 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 # 443 40th
Population Density1 # 244 67th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 723 2nd
Per Capita Income # 734 1st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 968
Population in Households 967
Population in Familes 806
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 949
Diversity Index2 89
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $116,288
Average Home Value $135,526
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,530
Average Household Income $32,691
Per Capita Income $11,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.72% 0.77%
Households 0.89% 0.89%
Families 0.88% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.

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