Nashville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nashville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Nashville had a population of 5,463 as of July 1, 2015. Nashville ranks in the upper 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 Nashville is located at latitude 35.9663 and longitude -77.9568 in Nash County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Nashville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 187 feet.

The Town of Nashville (GNIS ID: 2406965) 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 Nashville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Nashville, NC Boundary Map

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Nashville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,463
Population in Households 5,330
Population in Familes 4,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 1,320
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,272
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,479
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,323 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 949 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $159,265
Average Home Value $174,414
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,047
Average Household Income $60,324
Per Capita Income $25,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.25%
Households 0.55% 0.31%
Families 0.54% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

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Nashville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nashville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 139 81st
Population Density1 # 122 84th
Diversity Index2 # 273 64th
Median Household Income # 239 68th
Per Capita Income # 206 72nd

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