Enfield, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Enfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Enfield had a population of 2,493 as of July 1, 2015. Enfield 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 Enfield is located at latitude 36.1802 and longitude -77.6677 in Halifax County. 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. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Enfield (GNIS ID: 2406450) 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 Enfield is located within Township of Enfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Halifax County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Enfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Enfield: Huckleberry Swamp.

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Enfield, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,493
Population in Households 2,453
Population in Familes 2,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 2,047
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 948
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 630
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 479 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $97,273
Average Home Value $132,083


Median Household Income $24,085
Average Household Income $35,493
Per Capita Income $14,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.24%
Households 0.04% -0.13%
Families -0.39% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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, 2015 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 # 274 63rd
Population Density1 # 28 96th
Diversity Index2 # 541 27th
Median Household Income # 726 2nd
Per Capita Income # 706 5th

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