Brogden, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brogden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Brogden Census Designated Place had a population of 2,709 as of July 1, 2016. Brogden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Brogden is located at latitude 35.2956 and longitude -78.0294 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Brogden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Brogden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402718) 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 Brogden Census Designated Place is located within Township of Brogden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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


Total Population 2,709
Population in Households 2,706
Population in Familes 2,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,224
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 1,037
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 756
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 717 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $81,844
Average Home Value $94,429


Median Household Income $40,622
Average Household Income $47,031
Per Capita Income $17,669
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.51%
Households 0.44% 0.52%
Families 0.76% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Brogden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brogden 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 # 269 64th
Population Density1 # 154 79th
Diversity Index2 # 54 93rd
Median Household Income # 357 52nd
Per Capita Income # 603 19th

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