Boiling Springs, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Boiling Springs, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Boiling Springs had a population of 4,509 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boiling Springs 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 Boiling Springs: Metal.

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


Total Population 4,509
Daytime Population: Workers 2,197
Daytime Population: Residents 2,525
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 3,597
Population in Familes 3,005
Population in Group Qrtrs 912
Population Density2 1,006
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $54,959
Average Household Income $72,171
Per Capita Income $27,272


Total Housing Units 1,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 903 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 393 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $139,031
Average Home Value $161,240


Total Households 1,296
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 906
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 -0.41% -0.36%
Households -0.72% -0.48%
Families -1.19% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

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, 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 # 170 77th
Population Density # 220 70th
Diversity Index # 538 27th
Median Household Income # 139 81st
Per Capita Income # 212 71st

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