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Mineral Springs, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Mineral Springs had a population of 3,279 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mineral Springs is located at latitude 34.9443 and longitude -80.6861 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mineral Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Town of Mineral Springs (GNIS ID: 2406168) 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 Mineral Springs is located within Township of Sandy Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mineral Springs 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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Mineral Springs, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,279
Population in Households 3,279
Population in Familes 2,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 403
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,178
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 948
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $264,484
Average Home Value $323,472


Median Household Income $61,952
Average Household Income $85,830
Per Capita Income $28,757
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.54% 3.29%
Households 3.5% 3.25%
Families 4.07% 3.19%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Mineral Springs, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral Springs 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 # 236 68th
Population Density1 # 507 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 508 31st
Median Household Income # 72 90th
Per Capita Income # 137 82nd

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