Also See: Edenton, NC ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Edenton had a population of 4,840 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Edenton is located at latitude 36.0579 and longitude -76.6077 in Chowan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Edenton encompass a land area of 5.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Chowan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.
The Town of Edenton (GNIS ID: 2406422) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Edenton: Town on Matecomack Creek, Town on Queen Annes Creek.
|Total Population||4,840 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,595 (94.9%)|
|Population in Families||3,553 (73.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||245 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$32,493|
|Average Household Income||$49,872|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,192|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,509 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,064 (42.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||974 (38.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||471 (18.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,339|
|Average Home Value||$257,227|
|Housing Affordability Index3||124|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.04%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.49%|
The table below compares Edenton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 161||78th|
|Population Density||# 270||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 659||11th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 91||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 541||27th|
|Diversity Index||# 216||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.