Claremont, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Claremont, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Claremont had a population of 1,427 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Claremont: Charlotte Crossing.

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


Total Population 1,427
Population in Households 1,420
Population in Familes 1,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 522
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $52,932
Average Household Income $70,264
Per Capita Income $27,863


Total Housing Units 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $147,406
Average Home Value $180,782


Total Households 615
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 434
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 0.66% 0.75%
Households 0.61% 0.71%
Families 1.3% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

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, 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 # 377 49th
Population Density # 441 40th
Diversity Index # 463 37th
Median Household Income # 205 72nd
Per Capita Income # 231 69th

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