Grantsboro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grantsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Grantsboro had a population of 704 as of July 1, 2016. Grantsboro 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 Grantsboro is located at latitude 35.1449 and longitude -76.8447 in Pamlico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grantsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pamlico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Grantsboro (GNIS ID: 2406604) 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.

The Town of Grantsboro is located within Township 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pamlico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grantsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grantsboro: Grants.

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Grantsboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 704
Population in Households 588
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 183
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $105,263
Average Home Value $175,123


Median Household Income $41,827
Average Household Income $53,664
Per Capita Income $21,746
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.87%
Households 0.34% 0.97%
Families 0.5% 0.81%
Median Household Income   -1.32%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

Grantsboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grantsboro 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 # 504 32nd
Population Density1 # 652 12th
Diversity Index2 # 386 48th
Median Household Income # 322 57th
Per Capita Income # 360 51st

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