Taylortown, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Taylortown, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Taylortown had a population of 949 as of July 1, 2016. Taylortown 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 Taylortown is located at latitude 35.2147 and longitude -79.4916 in Moore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Taylortown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Town of Taylortown (GNIS ID: 2406721) 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 Taylortown is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Moore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylortown 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 Taylortown: Taylorsville.

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


Total Population 949
Population in Households 949
Population in Familes 772
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 718
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 392
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $128,472
Average Home Value $175,181


Median Household Income $43,187
Average Household Income $56,646
Per Capita Income $23,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.66% 1.15%
Households 3.67% 1.53%
Families 3.08% 1.37%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Taylortown, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylortown 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 # 448 40th
Population Density1 # 353 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 131 82nd
Median Household Income # 299 60th
Per Capita Income # 292 61st

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