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Grimesland, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Grimesland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pitt County at latitude 35.5671 and longitude -77.1982. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Grimesland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Grimesland, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Grimesland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grimesland: Boyds Ferry, Mount Calvert.

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


Total Population 453
Population in Households 453
Population in Familes 396
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 670
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $116,346
Average Home Value $183,130


Median Household Income $47,002
Average Household Income $57,970
Per Capita Income $21,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.63% 0.87%
Households 0.57% 0.94%
Families 4.15% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, 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 # 581 22nd
Population Density1 # 372 50th
Diversity Index2 # 201 73rd
Median Household Income # 221 70th
Per Capita Income # 344 54th

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