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Newland, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Newland had a population of 651 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Newland is located at latitude 36.0873 and longitude -81.9273 in Avery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newland 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Newland, NC Housing Affordability Index is 147
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

Newland, NC Wealth Index is 76
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 651 (100%)
Population in Households 628 (96.5%)
Population in Families 482 (74.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 23 ( 3.5%)
Population Density 871
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,801
Average Household Income $63,119
Per Capita Income $27,408
Wealth Index4 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $147,500
Housing Affordability Index3 147
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 290
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 -0.75% -0.78%
Households -0.72% -0.77%
Families -0.12% -0.93%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

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, 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 # 511 31st
Population Density # 278 62nd
Diversity Index # 529 29th
Median Household Income # 522 29th
Per Capita Income # 255 66th

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