Dana is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dana Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henderson County at latitude 35.3293 and longitude -82.3754. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,251 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Dana Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 8.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.Photos of the local Dana, NC area
Also See: Dana, NC ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||3,535|
|Population in Familes||2,932|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,521 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,002 (65.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||342 (22.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||177 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$142,880|
|Average Home Value||$173,802|
|Median Household Income||$39,383|
|Average Household Income||$47,055|
|Per Capita Income||$18,538|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.52%|
The table below compares Dana 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.
|Total Population||# 211||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 509||31st|
|Diversity Index2||# 314||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 357||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 499||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.