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Bennett, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Bennett Census Designated Place had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2017. Bennett ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bennett is located at latitude 35.5753 and longitude -79.5346 in Chatham County. The formal boundaries for the Bennett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The Bennett Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628614) 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 Bennett Census Designated Place is located within Township of Bear Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chatham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bennett 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 Bennett: Beck Mountain, Beck Springs.

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


Total Population 283
Daytime Population: Workers 152
Daytime Population: Residents 140
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 292
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 244
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,724
Average Household Income $60,758
Per Capita Income $25,099


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $203,093


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 89
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% 0.42%
Households -0.11% 0.33%
Families 0.47% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Bennett, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennett 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 # 653 12th
Population Density # 706 5th
Diversity Index # 667 10th
Median Household Income # 169 77th
Per Capita Income # 275 63rd

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