Navassa, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Navassa, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Navassa had a population of 1,696 as of July 1, 2018. Navassa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Navassa is located at latitude 34.2554 and longitude -78.0075 in Brunswick County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Navassa (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Brunswick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Navassa (GNIS ID: 2406968) 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 Navassa is located within Township of Northwest, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brunswick County.

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


Total Population 1,696
Population in Households 1,696
Population in Familes 1,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $41,362
Average Household Income $50,412
Per Capita Income $19,325


Total Housing Units 761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $126,596
Average Home Value $147,965


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 440
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 1.46% 2.31%
Households 1.49% 2.26%
Families 1.41% 2.18%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Navassa, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Navassa 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 # 348 53rd
Population Density # 684 8th
Diversity Index # 102 86th
Median Household Income # 418 44th
Per Capita Income # 598 19th

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