Boiling Springs, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Boiling Springs, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Boiling Springs had a population of 4,566 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Boiling Springs is located at latitude 35.2521 and longitude -81.6636 in Cleveland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Boiling Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cleveland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The Town of Boiling Springs (GNIS ID: 2405296) 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 Boiling Springs is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Cleveland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boiling Springs: Metal.

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


Total Population 4,566
Population in Households 3,660
Population in Familes 3,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 906
Population Density2 1,019
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $55,904
Average Household Income $74,949
Per Capita Income $28,089


Total Housing Units 1,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 903 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 417 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $141,426
Average Home Value $161,628


Total Households 1,320
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 922
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 -0.21% -0.1%
Households -0.41% -0.18%
Families -0.83% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Boiling Springs, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boiling Springs 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 # 169 77th
Population Density # 219 71st
Diversity Index # 542 27th
Median Household Income # 157 79th
Per Capita Income # 225 70th

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