Broad Creek, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Broad Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Broad Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 2,325 as of July 1, 2017. Broad Creek ranks in the lower 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 Broad Creek is located at latitude 34.7341 and longitude -76.919 in Carteret County. The formal boundaries for the Broad Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carteret County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Broad Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628615) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Broad Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township of Morehead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carteret County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Broad Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Broad Creek, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,325
Daytime Population: Workers 235
Daytime Population: Residents 1,161
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,396
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 2,325
Population in Familes 1,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 748
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $53,613
Average Household Income $63,496
Per Capita Income $24,437


Total Housing Units 1,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 676 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $167,892
Average Home Value $218,464


Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 647
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% 0.08%
Households -0.12% 0.04%
Families -0.34% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Broad Creek, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broad Creek to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 293 60th
Population Density # 332 55th
Diversity Index # 569 23rd
Median Household Income # 159 79th
Per Capita Income # 298 60th

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