Rich Square, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rich Square, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Rich Square had a population of 910 as of July 1, 2015. Rich Square ranks in the lower 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 Rich Square is located at latitude 36.2739 and longitude -77.2839 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rich Square (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Town of Rich Square 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 Rich Square population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rich Square: Richsquare.

Town of Rich Square, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 910
Population in Households 880
Population in Familes 678
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 295
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 382
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $73,611
Average Home Value $80,660
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,198
Average Household Income $37,705
Per Capita Income $16,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.97% -0.83%
Households -0.73% -0.69%
Families -0.98% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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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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, 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 # 453 39th
Population Density1 # 572 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 376 50th
Median Household Income # 668 10th
Per Capita Income # 631 15th

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