Eden, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Eden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Eden had a population of 15,113 as of July 1, 2015. Eden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eden is located at latitude 36.503 and longitude -79.74 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eden (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of Eden 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eden 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 Eden: Draper, Leaksville, Spray.

City of Eden, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 15,113
Population in Households 14,898
Population in Familes 11,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 1,122
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,505
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,976
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,581 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,924 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,291 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $109,771
Average Home Value $135,957
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,459
Average Household Income $39,683
Per Capita Income $17,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.46%
Households -0.4% -0.43%
Families -0.58% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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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Eden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eden 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 # 60 92nd
Population Density1 # 183 75th
Diversity Index2 # 336 55th
Median Household Income # 634 14th
Per Capita Income # 596 19th

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