Rex, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rex, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Rex Census Designated Place had a population of 57 as of July 1, 2015. Rex ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Rex is located at latitude 34.8508 and longitude -79.0469 in Robeson County. The formal boundaries for the Rex Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The Rex Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403472) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rex Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lumber Bridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

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

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Rex Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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


Total Population 57
Population in Households 57
Population in Familes 48
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 35 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $121,739


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $44,941
Per Capita Income $16,502
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.69%
Households 1.24% 0.62%
Families 3.71% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.


Rex, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rex 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 # 733 1st
Population Density1 # 716 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 520 31st
Per Capita Income # 625 16th

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