Reidsville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Reidsville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Reidsville had a population of 14,198 as of July 1, 2016. Reidsville 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 Reidsville is located at latitude 36.3413 and longitude -79.6738 in Rockingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Reidsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.56 sq. miles and a water area of 1.43 sq. miles. Rockingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Reidsville (GNIS ID: 2404605) 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 Reidsville is located within Township of Reidsville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Reidsville 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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Reidsville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,198
Population in Households 13,878
Population in Familes 10,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 320
Population Density1 975
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 6,149
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,719
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,153 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,996 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 987 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $114,355
Average Home Value $140,647


Median Household Income $33,952
Average Household Income $47,229
Per Capita Income $20,998
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.26%
Households -0.23% -0.23%
Families -0.28% -0.35%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Reidsville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Reidsville 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 # 69 91st
Population Density1 # 233 69th
Diversity Index2 # 179 76th
Median Household Income # 548 26th
Per Capita Income # 405 45th

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