Ellenboro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ellenboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ellenboro had a population of 959 as of July 1, 2016. Ellenboro 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 Ellenboro is located at latitude 35.3309 and longitude -81.7613 in Rutherford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ellenboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rutherford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The Town of Ellenboro (GNIS ID: 2406439) 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 Ellenboro is located within Township of Colfax, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rutherford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ellenboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ellenboro: Ellenburwell.

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Ellenboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 959
Population in Households 957
Population in Familes 796
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 758
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 438 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $99,691
Average Home Value $127,969


Median Household Income $37,476
Average Household Income $47,116
Per Capita Income $18,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 0.92%
Households 1.37% 0.85%
Families 1.92% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Ellenboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellenboro 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 # 446 40th
Population Density1 # 337 55th
Diversity Index2 # 598 19th
Median Household Income # 448 40th
Per Capita Income # 551 26th

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