Farmville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Farmville had a population of 4,614 as of July 1, 2016. Farmville 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 Farmville is located at latitude 35.5954 and longitude -77.5913 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Farmville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Town of Farmville (GNIS ID: 2406493) 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 Farmville is located within Township of Farmville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmville 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 Farmville: New Town.

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


Total Population 4,614
Population in Households 4,568
Population in Familes 3,793
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,369
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,941
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,294
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,074 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 867 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $130,022
Average Home Value $169,721


Median Household Income $34,950
Average Household Income $51,707
Per Capita Income $20,914
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.19%
Households -0.22% 0.04%
Families 0.31% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Farmville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmville 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 # 164 78th
Population Density1 # 111 85th
Diversity Index2 # 161 78th
Median Household Income # 519 30th
Per Capita Income # 412 44th

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