The Town of Old Fort had a population of 932 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Old Fort is located at latitude 35.6303 and longitude -82.178 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Old Fort (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,437 feet.
The Town of Old Fort (GNIS ID: 2407044) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Old Fort population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Fort: Catawba Vale.
|Population in Households||932|
|Population in Familes||727|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||502 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||284 (56.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||144 (28.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||74 (14.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$84,091|
|Average Home Value||$101,413|
|Median Household Income||$26,015|
|Average Household Income||$37,562|
|Per Capita Income||$17,024|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.43%|
|Per Capita Income||1.05%|
The table below compares Old Fort to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 452||39th|
|Population Density1||# 333||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 487||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 694||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 624||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.