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East Spencer, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of East Spencer had a population of 1,542 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for East Spencer is located at latitude 35.682 and longitude -80.4275 in Rowan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of East Spencer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rowan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Town of East Spencer (GNIS ID: 2406415) 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 Town of East Spencer is located within Township of Salisbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rowan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Spencer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Spencer: Southern City.


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East Spencer, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,542
Daytime Population: Workers 182
Daytime Population: Residents 1,114
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,541
Population in Familes 1,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 964
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $20,575
Average Household Income $32,160
Per Capita Income $13,122

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 400 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $106,522
Average Home Value $144,239
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 630
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 374
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.16%
Households -0.07% 0.06%
Families -0.15% -0.05%
Median Household Income   -0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.02%

East Spencer, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Spencer to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 365 51st
Population Density # 237 68th
Diversity Index # 449 39th
Median Household Income # 734 1st
Per Capita Income # 729 1st

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