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Rich Square, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Rich Square is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Rich Square.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Northampton County at latitude 36.274 and longitude -77.2844. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Rich Square (see map) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rich Square: Richsquare.

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Rich Square, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rich Square to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 565 24th
Diversity Index2 # 379 49th
Median Household Income # 643 13th
Per Capita Income # 627 15th

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

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Rich Square, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 945
Population in Households 908
Population in Familes 700
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 306
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $90,536
Average Home Value $93,773
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,609
Average Household Income $37,867
Per Capita Income $16,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.32% -0.64%
Households -0.12% -0.46%
Families -0.4% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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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