Glen Raven, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Glen Raven, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Glen Raven Census Designated Place had a population of 3,091 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 3,091
Population in Households 3,053
Population in Familes 2,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 879
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $39,558
Average Household Income $51,644
Per Capita Income $19,564


Total Housing Units 1,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 738 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 421 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $127,878
Average Home Value $158,762


Total Households 1,159
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 739
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.43% 1.37%
Households 1.35% 1.31%
Families -0.64% 1.24%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 2018 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 # 247 67th
Population Density # 269 64th
Diversity Index # 129 83rd
Median Household Income # 465 37th
Per Capita Income # 587 21st

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