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Leggett, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Leggett had a population of 36 as of July 1, 2022. Leggett ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Leggett is located at latitude 35.991 and longitude -77.583 in Edgecombe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leggett encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edgecombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Town of Leggett 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 Leggett is located within Township 5-Lower Fishing Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgecombe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leggett: Leggetsville, Logsboro.

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Leggett, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 36 (100%)
Population in Households 36 (100.0%)
Population in Families 30 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 52
Diversity Index2 72


Median Household Income $70,718
Average Household Income $102,695
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $42,022
Wealth Index5 109


Total HU (Housing Units) 24 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $95,833
Average Home Value $138,333
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 21
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 2.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.21% -1.14%
Households -2.05% 0.00%
Families   0.00%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   4.51%
Owner Occupied HU   -1.21%

Leggett, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leggett to the other 776 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 771 1st
Population Density # 762 2nd
Median Household Income # 166 79th
Housing Affordability Index # 6 1st
Per Capita Income # 125 84th
Diversity Index # 85 89th

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