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Littleton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Littleton had a population of 654 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Littleton is located at latitude 36.4342 and longitude -77.9115 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Littleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Town of Littleton (GNIS ID: 2406026) 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 Littleton is located within Township of Littleton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Halifax County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Littleton 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 Littleton: Person Ordinary, Peterson Inn.

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


Total Population 654
Population in Households 654
Population in Familes 480
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 681
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $109,559
Average Home Value $134,530


Median Household Income $27,133
Average Household Income $37,876
Per Capita Income $18,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.43%
Households -0.2% -0.31%
Families -0.36% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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, 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 # 512 31st
Population Density1 # 369 50th
Diversity Index2 # 234 68th
Median Household Income # 674 9th
Per Capita Income # 538 27th

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