Clyde, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clyde, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Clyde had a population of 1,252 as of July 1, 2015. Clyde ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clyde is located at latitude 35.5331 and longitude -82.911 in Haywood County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clyde (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Haywood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,533 feet.

The Town of Clyde (GNIS ID: 2406284) 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 Clyde is located within Township of Clyde, a minor civil division (MCD) of Haywood County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clyde 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 Clyde: Lower Pigeon.

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


Total Population 1,252
Population in Households 1,252
Population in Familes 1,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,423
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 367
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $159,615
Average Home Value $190,412


Median Household Income $39,403
Average Household Income $55,471
Per Capita Income $25,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.49%
Households 0.59% 0.56%
Families 0.47% 0.49%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
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.


Clyde, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clyde 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 # 401 46th
Population Density1 # 90 88th
Diversity Index2 # 627 15th
Median Household Income # 370 50th
Per Capita Income # 208 72nd

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