Pumpkin Center, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pumpkin Center, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Pumpkin Center Census Designated Place had a population of 2,335 as of July 1, 2015. Pumpkin Center ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Pumpkin Center is located at latitude 34.7861 and longitude -77.3649 in Onslow County. The formal boundaries for the Pumpkin Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Onslow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Pumpkin Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403454) 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 Pumpkin Center Census Designated Place is located within Township of Jacksonville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onslow County.

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

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


Total Population 2,335
Population in Households 2,335
Population in Familes 2,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,705
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 845
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 660
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 617 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $170,078
Average Home Value $167,382


Median Household Income $52,253
Average Household Income $62,467
Per Capita Income $22,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.02%
Households 1.19% 1.16%
Families 1.04% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Pumpkin Center, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pumpkin Center 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 # 290 61st
Population Density1 # 54 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 114 85th
Median Household Income # 160 78th
Per Capita Income # 292 61st

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