Linden, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Linden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Linden had a population of 129 as of July 1, 2017. Linden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Linden is located at latitude 35.2546 and longitude -78.7484 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Linden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Town of Linden (GNIS ID: 2406023) 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 Linden is located within Township of Carvers Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Linden 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 Linden: Choeffenington, Little River Academy.

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


Total Population 129
Daytime Population: Workers 33
Daytime Population: Residents 80
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 111
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 255
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $57,853
Average Household Income $79,150
Per Capita Income $29,849


Total Housing Units 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $204,762


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 41
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 -0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Linden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linden 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 # 707 4th
Population Density # 598 19th
Diversity Index # 296 60th
Median Household Income # 104 86th
Per Capita Income # 145 81st

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