Myrtle Grove, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Myrtle Grove, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 9,519 as of July 1, 2015. Myrtle Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Myrtle Grove is located at latitude 34.1244 and longitude -77.8901 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. New Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403323) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Myrtle Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Myrtle Grove Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 9,519
Population in Households 9,413
Population in Familes 8,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 1,420
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,816
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,821
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,066 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 750 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 317 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $243,829
Average Home Value $287,076
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,158
Average Household Income $95,931
Per Capita Income $38,230
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.34% 1.65%
Households 1.43% 1.68%
Families 1.43% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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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Myrtle Grove, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myrtle Grove 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 # 91 88th
Population Density1 # 92 88th
Diversity Index2 # 635 14th
Median Household Income # 43 94th
Per Capita Income # 42 94th

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