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Bostic, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bostic had a population of 388 as of July 1, 2015. Bostic ranks in the lower 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 Bostic is located at latitude 35.3625 and longitude -81.836 in Rutherford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bostic (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rutherford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The Town of Bostic 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 Bostic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Bostic, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 388
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 321
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 416
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $83,962
Average Home Value $111,346
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,346
Average Household Income $48,685
Per Capita Income $20,489
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.26%
Households 0.11% 0.24%
Families 0.34% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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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Bostic, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bostic 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 # 613 17th
Population Density1 # 494 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 659 11th
Median Household Income # 402 46th
Per Capita Income # 387 48th

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