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Cherryville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Cherryville had a population of 5,644 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cherryville is located at latitude 35.3846 and longitude -81.3789 in Gaston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cherryville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Gaston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

The City of Cherryville (GNIS ID: 2404040) 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 City of Cherryville is located within Township of Cherryville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gaston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cherryville 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 Cherryville: Cherry Ville, White Pines.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,644
Population in Households 5,511
Population in Familes 4,546
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 1,022
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,279
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,545
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,637 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,585 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 694 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $117,725
Average Home Value $143,391
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,611
Average Household Income $58,152
Per Capita Income $23,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.08%
Households -0.31% -0.06%
Families -0.03% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Cherryville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherryville 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 # 137 82nd
Population Density1 # 219 71st
Diversity Index2 # 526 29th
Median Household Income # 285 62nd
Per Capita Income # 282 62nd

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