Cooleemee, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cooleemee, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Cooleemee had a population of 906 as of July 1, 2017. Cooleemee ranks in the upper 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 Cooleemee is located at latitude 35.8112 and longitude -80.5569 in Davie County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cooleemee (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Davie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Town of Cooleemee (GNIS ID: 2406308) 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 Cooleemee is located within Township of Jerusalem, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cooleemee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 906
Daytime Population: Workers 245
Daytime Population: Residents 552
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 797
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 905
Population in Familes 741
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,198
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $31,822
Average Household Income $50,821
Per Capita Income $18,914


Total Housing Units 465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $82,963
Average Home Value $115,819


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 241
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 -0.8% -0.36%
Households -0.92% -0.41%
Families -0.72% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   4.11%

Cooleemee, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cooleemee 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 # 453 39th
Population Density # 164 78th
Diversity Index # 196 74th
Median Household Income # 610 18th
Per Capita Income # 576 22nd

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