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Wadesboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Wadesboro had a population of 5,667 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Wadesboro is located at latitude 34.9638 and longitude -80.0747 in Anson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wadesboro (see map below) 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, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,667
Population in Households 5,399
Population in Familes 4,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density2 860
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,805
Average Household Income $42,146
Per Capita Income $17,654

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,150 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,090 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 441 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $92,665
Average Home Value $115,252
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,241
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,376
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.41% -0.67%
Households -0.45% -0.67%
Families -0.55% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 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 # 136 82nd
Population Density # 280 62nd
Diversity Index # 280 63rd
Median Household Income # 646 13th
Per Capita Income # 654 12th

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