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Grimesland, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Grimesland had a population of 446 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Grimesland is located at latitude 35.5671 and longitude -77.1982 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grimesland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Grimesland (GNIS ID: 2406622) 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 Grimesland is located within Township of Grimesland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grimesland 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 Grimesland: Boyds Ferry, Mount Calvert.

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


Total Population 446
Population in Households 446
Population in Familes 390
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 656
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $170,975


Median Household Income $43,247
Average Household Income $56,779
Per Capita Income $20,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.31%
Households 0.0% 0.12%
Families 2.27% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Grimesland, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grimesland 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 # 583 21st
Population Density1 # 378 49th
Diversity Index2 # 197 73rd
Median Household Income # 296 60th
Per Capita Income # 458 38th

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