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Elm City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Elm City had a population of 1,385 as of July 1, 2016. Elm City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elm City is located at latitude 35.8088 and longitude -77.8622 in Wilson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elm City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Town of Elm City (GNIS ID: 2406443) 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 Elm City is located within Township of Toisnot, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wilson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elm City 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 Elm City: Toisnot.

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


Total Population 1,385
Population in Households 1,385
Population in Familes 1,154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,789
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 413
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $94,712
Average Home Value $120,612


Median Household Income $44,019
Average Household Income $54,197
Per Capita Income $22,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 0.66%
Households 0.96% 0.6%
Families 2.13% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Elm City, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elm City 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 # 385 48th
Population Density1 # 45 94th
Diversity Index2 # 245 67th
Median Household Income # 281 62nd
Per Capita Income # 345 53rd

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