Ahoskie, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ahoskie, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ahoskie had a population of 4,874 as of July 1, 2015. Ahoskie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ahoskie is located at latitude 36.2841 and longitude -76.9899 in Hertford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ahoskie (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hertford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Ahoskie (GNIS ID: 2405124) 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 Ahoskie is located within Township of Ahoskie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hertford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ahoskie 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 Ahoskie: Ahoskey, Ahosky, Ahosky Ridge, Ahostskey, Ahostsky.

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


Total Population 4,874
Population in Households 4,754
Population in Familes 3,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 1,132
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 2,012
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,247
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,033 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 978 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 326 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $108,818
Average Home Value $126,864


Median Household Income $31,818
Average Household Income $46,791
Per Capita Income $19,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.41%
Households -0.47% -0.37%
Families -0.24% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.


Ahoskie, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ahoskie 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 # 153 79th
Population Density1 # 178 76th
Diversity Index2 # 251 66th
Median Household Income # 580 22nd
Per Capita Income # 427 42nd

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