Skippers Corner, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Skippers Corner, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Skippers Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 2,943 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Skippers Corner is located at latitude 34.3267 and longitude -77.9146 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Skippers Corner Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. New Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Skippers Corner Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402858) 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.

The Skippers Corner Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cape Fear, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Hanover County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Skippers Corner 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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Skippers Corner, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,943
Population in Households 2,492
Population in Familes 2,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 451
Population Density1 421
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 924
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 623
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 689 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $175,562
Average Home Value $194,731


Median Household Income $55,815
Average Household Income $65,593
Per Capita Income $26,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.01%
Households 1.01% 1.12%
Families -0.2% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Skippers Corner, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skippers Corner 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 # 255 66th
Population Density1 # 492 34th
Diversity Index2 # 295 60th
Median Household Income # 108 86th
Per Capita Income # 210 72nd

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