Plymouth, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Plymouth Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Plymouth Content

Also See: Plymouth, NC ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Plymouth, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Plymouth had a population of 3,773 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Plymouth is located at latitude 35.8585 and longitude -76.7482 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Plymouth (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Plymouth (GNIS ID: 2407138) 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 Plymouth is located within Township of Plymouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

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

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Town of Plymouth, NC Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | NC Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Plymouth | Washington County | North Carolina Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 3,773
Population in Households 3,684
Population in Familes 2,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 936
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,571
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 999
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 803 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 768 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $81,875
Average Home Value $103,487


Median Household Income $26,772
Average Household Income $38,818
Per Capita Income $16,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.54%
Households -0.23% -0.44%
Families -0.56% -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Plymouth, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plymouth 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 # 204 73rd
Population Density1 # 250 66th
Diversity Index2 # 252 66th
Median Household Income # 680 8th
Per Capita Income # 635 14th

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

North Carolina Research Tools

North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare North Carolina Census Data
Highest or Lowest: