Lake Junaluska, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lake Junaluska, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Lake Junaluska Census Designated Place had a population of 2,896 as of July 1, 2015. Lake Junaluska ranks in 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 Lake Junaluska is located at latitude 35.5298 and longitude -82.975 in Haywood County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Junaluska Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Haywood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,552 feet.

The Lake Junaluska Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Junaluska 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 Lake Junaluska: Junaluska.

Lake Junaluska Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,896
Population in Households 2,896
Population in Familes 2,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 543
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,367
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 856
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 998 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 369 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 754 (35.5%)
Median Home Value $225,983
Average Home Value $255,918
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,117
Average Household Income $73,890
Per Capita Income $34,907
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 0.97%
Households 1.17% 0.98%
Families 0.43% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.

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Lake Junaluska, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Junaluska 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 # 255 66th
Population Density1 # 430 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 709 4th
Median Household Income # 223 70th
Per Capita Income # 68 91st

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