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Maiden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Maiden had a population of 3,440 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Maiden is located at latitude 35.5855 and longitude -81.2197 in Catawba County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Maiden (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Catawba County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Town of Maiden (GNIS ID: 2406081) 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 Maiden is located within Township of Newton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Catawba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maiden 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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Maiden, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,440
Daytime Population: Workers 3,130
Daytime Population: Residents 1,643
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,773
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 3,382
Population in Familes 2,792
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 625
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $41,152
Average Household Income $53,762
Per Capita Income $21,115


Total Housing Units 1,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 933 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $111,561
Average Home Value $141,372


Total Households 1,295
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 897
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 0.3% 0.36%
Households 0.25% 0.29%
Families 0.25% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Maiden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maiden 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 # 232 69th
Population Density # 393 47th
Diversity Index # 461 38th
Median Household Income # 378 49th
Per Capita Income # 456 39th

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