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Trinity, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Trinity had a population of 6,920 as of July 1, 2016. Trinity ranks in the lower 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 Trinity is located at latitude 35.8768 and longitude -80.0104 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trinity (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Trinity (GNIS ID: 2405605) 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 City of Trinity is located within Township of Trinity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trinity population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 6,920
Population in Households 6,875
Population in Familes 5,830
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 410
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,725
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,993
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,180 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 545 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $145,317
Average Home Value $191,766


Median Household Income $42,642
Average Household Income $57,408
Per Capita Income $22,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.72%
Households 0.51% 0.59%
Families 0.37% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Trinity, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trinity 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 # 122 84th
Population Density1 # 504 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 586 21st
Median Household Income # 307 59th
Per Capita Income # 334 55th

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