Lowgap is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Lowgap Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Surry County at latitude 36.5257 and longitude -80.8673. Surry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,457 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Lowgap Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lowgap: Beulah, Low Gap.Photos of the local Lowgap, NC area
Also See: Lowgap, NC ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||307|
|Population in Familes||258|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||157 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||97 (61.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||34 (21.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||27 (17.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,115|
|Average Home Value||$123,158|
|Median Household Income||$28,691|
|Average Household Income||$37,541|
|Per Capita Income||$15,787|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.65%|
The table below compares Lowgap to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 631||15th|
|Population Density1||# 580||22nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 625||16th|
|Median Household Income||# 640||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 650||12th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.