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Wadesboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Wadesboro had a population of 5,680 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Wadesboro is located at latitude 34.9682 and longitude -80.0767 in Anson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wadesboro encompass a land area of 6.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Anson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 512 feet.

The Town of Wadesboro (GNIS ID: 2406812) 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 Wadesboro is located within Township of Wadesboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wadesboro: New Town, Wadesborough.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wadesboro, NC Housing Affordability Index is 175
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

Wadesboro, NC Wealth Index is 48
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 5,680
Population in Households 5,453
Population in Familes 4,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density 862
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,545
Average Household Income $53,319
Per Capita Income $21,634
Wealth Index3 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,106 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,170 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 480 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $106,548
Housing Affordability Index2 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,276
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,395
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 -0.34% -0.44%
Households -0.23% -0.43%
Families -0.34% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Wadesboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wadesboro 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 # 138 81st
Population Density # 284 62nd
Diversity Index # 282 62nd
Median Household Income # 581 22nd
Per Capita Income # 501 32nd

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