Faison, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Faison, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Faison had a population of 1,012 as of July 1, 2018. Faison ranks in the upper 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 Faison is located at latitude 35.1163 and longitude -78.1361 in Duplin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Faison (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Duplin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Town of Faison (GNIS ID: 2406482) 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 Faison is located within Township of Faison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Duplin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Faison: Faisons Depot.

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Faison, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,012
Population in Households 1,006
Population in Familes 814
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,291
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $40,226
Average Household Income $52,011
Per Capita Income $20,064


Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $77,989
Average Home Value $88,235


Total Households 382
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.63% 0.53%
Households 0.55% 0.52%
Families 0.51% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Faison, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Faison to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 434 41st
Population Density # 131 82nd
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 452 39th
Per Capita Income # 547 26th

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