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Vanceboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Vanceboro had a population of 1,005 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Vanceboro is located at latitude 35.3031 and longitude -77.1567 in Craven County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vanceboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Town of Vanceboro (GNIS ID: 2406789) 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 Vanceboro is located within Township 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craven County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vanceboro 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 Vanceboro: Durgantown, Swift Creek.

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


Total Population 1,005
Daytime Population: Workers 729
Daytime Population: Residents 592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,321
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 1,001
Population in Familes 841
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 586
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $39,285
Average Household Income $49,507
Per Capita Income $19,081


Total Housing Units 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $80,340
Average Home Value $91,098


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 273
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 0.0% -0.2%
Households -0.18% -0.32%
Families -0.35% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Vanceboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vanceboro 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 # 435 41st
Population Density # 408 45th
Diversity Index # 323 56th
Median Household Income # 434 41st
Per Capita Income # 568 23rd

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