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Star, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Star had a population of 912 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Star is located at latitude 35.3991 and longitude -79.7833 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Star (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Town of Star (GNIS ID: 2406660) 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 Star is located within Township of Star, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Star 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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Star, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 912
Daytime Population: Workers 363
Daytime Population: Residents 519
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 882
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 896
Population in Familes 712
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 706
Diversity Index3 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,443
Average Household Income $43,162
Per Capita Income $17,896

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $82,398
Average Home Value $102,110
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.15%
Households 0.64% 0.21%
Families 1.35% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Star, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Star 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 # 450 39th
Population Density # 355 52nd
Diversity Index # 201 73rd
Median Household Income # 600 19th
Per Capita Income # 631 15th

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