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Tabor City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Tabor City had a population of 2,493 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tabor City is located at latitude 34.1545 and longitude -78.8732 in Columbus County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tabor City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Town of Tabor City (GNIS ID: 2406708) 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 Tabor City is located within Township of South Williams, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tabor City 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 Tabor City: Tabor.

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Tabor City, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,493
Daytime Population: Workers 1,461
Daytime Population: Residents 1,719
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,180
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 2,132
Population in Familes 1,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 361
Population Density2 750
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $26,227
Average Household Income $37,717
Per Capita Income $16,001


Total Housing Units 1,272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 569 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 524 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $87,430
Average Home Value $111,092


Total Households 1,093
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 638
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 -0.08% -0.31%
Households 0.0% -0.39%
Families 0.26% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Tabor City, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tabor City 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 # 282 62nd
Population Density # 331 55th
Diversity Index # 252 66th
Median Household Income # 701 5th
Per Capita Income # 683 8th

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