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Rex, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Rex Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Robeson County at latitude 34.8508 and longitude -79.0469. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The formal official name is the Rex Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rex, North Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Rex indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Rex Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 58
Population in Households 58
Population in Familes 48
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 82
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 32
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

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 $89,286
Average Home Value $108,696
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $41,625
Per Capita Income $15,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.26% 0.68%
Households 1.53% 0.62%
Families 4.6% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

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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, 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 # 732 1st
Population Density1 # 715 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 506 32nd
Per Capita Income # 674 9th

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