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Macclesfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Macclesfield had a population of 475 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Macclesfield is located at latitude 35.7523 and longitude -77.6697 in Edgecombe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Macclesfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Edgecombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Town of Macclesfield (GNIS ID: 2406070) 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 Macclesfield is located within Township 9-Otter Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgecombe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Macclesfield 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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Macclesfield, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 475
Daytime Population: Workers 132
Daytime Population: Residents 279
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 411
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 379
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 918
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $29,917
Average Household Income $42,295
Per Capita Income $18,549


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $102,000


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 139
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 0.12% -0.25%
Households 0.06% -0.28%
Families 1.25% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Macclesfield, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macclesfield 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 # 568 23rd
Population Density # 254 66th
Diversity Index # 455 39th
Median Household Income # 646 13th
Per Capita Income # 600 19th

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