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Glen Raven, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Glen Raven Census Designated Place had a population of 3,132 as of July 1, 2019. Glen Raven ranks in the upper 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 Glen Raven is located at latitude 36.1132 and longitude -79.4764 in Alamance County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Raven Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Alamance County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Glen Raven Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402527) 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 Glen Raven Census Designated Place is located within Township 3-Boone Station, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alamance County.


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Glen Raven, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Glen Raven, NC Housing Affordability Index is 156
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Glen Raven, NC Wealth Index is 46
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,132
Population in Households 3,094
Population in Familes 2,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density 894
Diversity Index1 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,543
Average Household Income $54,088
Per Capita Income $20,381
Wealth Index3 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 748 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 427 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $131,845
Housing Affordability Index2 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,174
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 748
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.39% 1.18%
Households 1.32% 1.2%
Families -0.47% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Glen Raven, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Raven to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 245 67th
Population Density # 272 63rd
Diversity Index # 128 83rd
Median Household Income # 555 25th
Per Capita Income # 558 25th

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