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Edenton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Edenton had a population of 4,993 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Edenton is located at latitude 36.0586 and longitude -76.599 in Chowan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Edenton (see map below) 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.

The Town of Edenton is located within Township 1-Edenton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chowan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edenton: Town on Matecomack Creek, Town on Queen Annes Creek.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,993
Population in Households 4,754
Population in Familes 3,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 239
Population Density2 930
Diversity Index3 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,718
Average Household Income $44,265
Per Capita Income $19,442

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,062 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,029 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $156,801
Average Home Value $190,881
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,091
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,259
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% -0.23%
Households 0.09% -0.21%
Families -0.14% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Edenton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edenton 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 # 154 79th
Population Density # 250 66th
Diversity Index # 201 73rd
Median Household Income # 663 10th
Per Capita Income # 592 20th

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