Candor, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Candor, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Candor had a population of 827 as of July 1, 2016. Candor ranks in the upper 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 Candor is located at latitude 35.2964 and longitude -79.7325 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Candor (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Town of Candor (GNIS ID: 2405374) 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 Candor is located within Township of Biscoe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Candor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Candor, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 827
Population in Households 822
Population in Familes 668
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 408
Diversity Index2 87
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $58,898
Average Home Value $74,599
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,431
Average Household Income $34,677
Per Capita Income $13,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.22%
Households 0.21% 0.0%
Families -1.33% -0.22%
Median Household Income   -0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Candor, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Candor 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 474 36th
Population Density1 # 505 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 701 5th
Per Capita Income # 720 3rd

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