Ramseur, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ramseur, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ramseur had a population of 1,739 as of July 1, 2015. Ramseur ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Ramseur is located at latitude 35.7371 and longitude -79.6548 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ramseur (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Town of Ramseur (GNIS ID: 2407172) 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 Ramseur is located within Township of Columbia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ramseur population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ramseur: Allens Fall, Columbia, Ramsure.

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Ramseur, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,739
Population in Households 1,683
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 889
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 660
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $117,321
Average Home Value $148,989


Median Household Income $34,838
Average Household Income $47,135
Per Capita Income $17,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.44%
Households 0.59% 0.48%
Families 2.0% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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.


Ramseur, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramseur to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 340 54th
Population Density1 # 269 64th
Diversity Index2 # 187 75th
Median Household Income # 522 29th
Per Capita Income # 549 26th

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