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Littleton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Littleton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Littleton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Halifax County at latitude 36.4346 and longitude -77.9119. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Littleton (see map) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Littleton: Person Ordinary, Peterson Inn.

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


Total Population 627
Population in Households 627
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 652
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $107,292
Average Home Value $137,356


Median Household Income $27,743
Average Household Income $40,961
Per Capita Income $20,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.69% -1.28%
Households -1.4% -1.27%
Families -1.76% -1.36%
Median Household Income   5.49%
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.


Littleton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Littleton 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 # 517 30th
Population Density1 # 378 49th
Diversity Index2 # 221 70th
Median Household Income # 655 12th
Per Capita Income # 386 48th

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