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Grantsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pamlico County at latitude 35.1404 and longitude -76.8424. Pamlico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Grantsboro (see map) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grantsboro: Grants.

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


Total Population 711
Population in Households 595
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $151,869


Median Household Income $40,340
Average Household Income $50,874
Per Capita Income $18,201
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 0.28%
Households 1.33% 0.54%
Families 1.59% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.


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, 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 # 501 32nd
Population Density1 # 647 13th
Diversity Index2 # 389 48th
Median Household Income # 331 55th
Per Capita Income # 520 30th

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