The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 1,977 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Moravian Falls is located at latitude 36.108 and longitude -81.1871 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Moravian Falls Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,194 feet.
The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403307) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moravian Falls 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 Moravian Falls: Forks of the Road, Petersburg.
|Population in Households||1,874|
|Population in Familes||1,522|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||103|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||899 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||536 (59.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||246 (27.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||117 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$160,748|
|Average Home Value||$185,028|
|Median Household Income||$49,162|
|Average Household Income||$63,758|
|Per Capita Income||$26,778|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.83%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
The table below compares Moravian Falls 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.
|Total Population||# 322||57th|
|Population Density1||# 515||30th|
|Diversity Index2||# 415||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 215||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 198||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.