Pinetops, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pinetops, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pinetops had a population of 1,391 as of July 1, 2016. Pinetops ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pinetops is located at latitude 35.7913 and longitude -77.6378 in Edgecombe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pinetops (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edgecombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Town of Pinetops (GNIS ID: 2407122) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Pinetops is located within Township 10-Lower Town Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgecombe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pinetops 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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Pinetops, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,391
Population in Households 1,391
Population in Familes 1,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,386
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 393
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $79,457
Average Home Value $92,617


Median Household Income $27,911
Average Household Income $35,770
Per Capita Income $14,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.03%
Households 0.06% -0.14%
Families -0.16% -0.2%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.37%
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.

Pinetops, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pinetops 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 # 382 48th
Population Density1 # 103 86th
Diversity Index2 # 340 54th
Median Household Income # 665 10th
Per Capita Income # 709 4th

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