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Haw River, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Haw River had a population of 2,512 as of July 1, 2019. Haw River 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 Haw River is located at latitude 36.0915 and longitude -79.3642 in Alamance County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Haw River encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Alamance County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Town of Haw River (GNIS ID: 2405805) 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 Haw River is located within Township 13-Haw River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alamance County.


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Haw River, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Haw River, NC Housing Affordability Index is 184
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

Haw River, NC Wealth Index is 44
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 2,512
Population in Households 2,509
Population in Familes 2,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 871
Diversity Index1 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,642
Average Household Income $52,699
Per Capita Income $20,558
Wealth Index3 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $116,216
Housing Affordability Index2 184
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,001
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 680
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 1.1% 1.06%
Households 1.02% 1.04%
Families 1.02% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Haw River, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haw River 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 # 283 62nd
Population Density # 279 63rd
Diversity Index # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 528 29th
Per Capita Income # 551 26th

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