Newland, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Newland, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Newland had a population of 651 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Newland is located at latitude 36.088 and longitude -81.9274 in Avery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3,612 feet.

The Town of Newland (GNIS ID: 2406987) 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 Newland is located within Township of Newland Number 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avery County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newland: Old Fields of Toe.

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Newland, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 651
Population in Households 629
Population in Familes 485
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 871
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $41,110
Average Household Income $57,623
Per Capita Income $25,679


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $172,093
Average Home Value $232,353


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 176
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 -0.84% -0.88%
Households -0.81% -0.77%
Families -0.14% -0.93%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Newland, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newland 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 # 509 31st
Population Density # 271 63rd
Diversity Index # 526 29th
Median Household Income # 423 43rd
Per Capita Income # 286 61st

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