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Bear Grass, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bear Grass had a population of 73 as of July 1, 2017. Bear Grass ranks in the lower 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 Bear Grass is located at latitude 35.766 and longitude -77.1291 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bear Grass (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Town of Bear Grass (GNIS ID: 2405220) 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 Bear Grass is located within Township of Beargrass, a minor civil division (MCD) of Martin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bear Grass population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bear Grass, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 73
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 36
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 64
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 73
Population in Familes 62
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 275
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $41,129
Average Household Income $54,683
Per Capita Income $22,474


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $80,556
Average Home Value $109,259


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.55%
Households 0.0% -0.55%
Families 2.33% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Bear Grass, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Grass to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 730 1st
Population Density # 580 22nd
Diversity Index # 511 31st
Median Household Income # 379 49th
Per Capita Income # 370 50th

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