Gorman, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gorman, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Gorman Census Designated Place had a population of 1,125 as of July 1, 2016. Gorman ranks in the upper 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 Gorman is located at latitude 36.042 and longitude -78.8072 in Durham County. The formal boundaries for the Gorman Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Durham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Gorman Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402539) 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 Gorman Census Designated Place is located within Township of Oak Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Durham County.

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



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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,125
Population in Households 1,124
Population in Familes 946
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 391
Diversity Index2 76
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 445
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $136,270
Average Home Value $159,139
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,121
Average Household Income $69,066
Per Capita Income $25,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 1.98%
Households 1.52% 1.82%
Families 2.67% 1.77%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Gorman, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorman 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 # 418 44th
Population Density1 # 519 30th
Diversity Index2 # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 107 86th
Per Capita Income # 226 70th

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