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Claremont, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Claremont had a population of 1,384 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Claremont is located at latitude 35.7095 and longitude -81.1548 in Catawba County. The formal boundaries for the City of Claremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Catawba County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 981 feet.

The City of Claremont (GNIS ID: 2404053) 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 City of Claremont is located within Township of Clines, a minor civil division (MCD) of Catawba County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Claremont: Charlotte Crossing.

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


Total Population 1,384
Daytime Population: Workers 3,627
Daytime Population: Residents 662
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,289
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.10
Population in Households 1,377
Population in Familes 1,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 506
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $64,646
Per Capita Income $25,431


Total Housing Units 665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 429 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $139,387
Average Home Value $171,737


Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 421
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 0.32% 0.36%
Households 0.28% 0.3%
Families 1.06% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Claremont, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claremont 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 # 381 49th
Population Density # 446 40th
Diversity Index # 467 37th
Median Household Income # 219 70th
Per Capita Income # 262 65th

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