Goldston, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Goldston, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Goldston had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Goldston is located at latitude 35.5949 and longitude -79.3306 in Chatham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Goldston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Town of Goldston (GNIS ID: 2406585) 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 Goldston is located within Township of Gulf, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chatham County.

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


Total Population 302
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 380
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $56,323
Average Household Income $77,142
Per Capita Income $32,333


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $144,792
Average Home Value $195,561


Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 93
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 1.46% 1.85%
Households 1.34% 1.72%
Families 2.48% 1.66%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Goldston, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goldston 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 # 637 14th
Population Density # 523 29th
Diversity Index # 529 29th
Median Household Income # 152 80th
Per Capita Income # 127 83rd

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