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Advance, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Advance Census Designated Place had a population of 1,211 as of July 1, 2019. Advance ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Advance is located at latitude 35.9412 and longitude -80.4092 in Davie County. The formal boundaries for the Advance Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Davie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Advance Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584307) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Advance Census Designated Place is located within Township of Shady Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davie County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Advance: Shady Grove.

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Advance, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Advance, NC Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Advance, NC Wealth Index is 153
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,211 (100%)
Population in Households 1,211 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,064 (87.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 169
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,898
Average Household Income $106,469
Per Capita Income $41,151
Wealth Index4 153

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $265,234
Housing Affordability Index3 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 486
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.67% 0.76%
Households 0.57% 0.69%
Families 0.74% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Advance, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Advance to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 410 45th
Population Density # 658 11th
Diversity Index # 671 9th
Median Household Income # 62 92nd
Per Capita Income # 62 92nd

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