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Weddington, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Weddington had a population of 10,924 as of July 1, 2016. Weddington 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 Weddington is located at latitude 35.0217 and longitude -80.7354 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Weddington (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Weddington are located in Union County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Mecklenburg County.

The Town of Weddington (GNIS ID: 2406850) 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 Weddington is located within Township of Sandy Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weddington 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 Weddington: Providence.

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


Total Population 10,924
Population in Households 10,924
Population in Familes 10,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 625
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 3,599
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 3,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,311 (87.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 288 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $438,584
Average Home Value $515,492


Median Household Income $134,614
Average Household Income $167,671
Per Capita Income $54,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.29% 2.59%
Households 2.22% 2.52%
Families 2.12% 2.45%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Weddington, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weddington 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 # 83 89th
Population Density1 # 396 47th
Diversity Index2 # 559 24th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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