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Enfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Enfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Halifax County at latitude 36.1802 and longitude -77.6677. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Enfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Enfield, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Enfield indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Enfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Enfield: Huckleberry Swamp.

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


Total Population 2,518
Population in Households 2,477
Population in Familes 2,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 2,067
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 954
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 635
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 468 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $95,089
Average Home Value $128,285


Median Household Income $22,230
Average Household Income $33,076
Per Capita Income $13,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.13% -0.31%
Households 0.2% -0.17%
Families -0.29% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Enfield, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Enfield 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 # 272 63rd
Population Density1 # 28 96th
Diversity Index2 # 535 28th
Median Household Income # 728 2nd
Per Capita Income # 717 3rd

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