Jaars, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Jaars, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The JAARS Census Designated Place had a population of 640 as of July 1, 2016. Jaars 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 Jaars is located at latitude 34.8629 and longitude -80.7508 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the JAARS Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The JAARS Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402628) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The JAARS Census Designated Place is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jaars 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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JAARS Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 640
Population in Households 588
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 745
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 159
Average Household Size 3.7
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $206,944
Average Home Value $273,577
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,816
Average Household Income $75,157
Per Capita Income $27,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.16%
Households 0.62% 1.23%
Families 0.0% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Jaars, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jaars 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 # 515 30th
Population Density1 # 345 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 617 17th
Median Household Income # 135 82nd
Per Capita Income # 180 76th

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