Pinetops, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pinetops, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pinetops had a population of 1,332 as of July 1, 2017. Pinetops 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 Pinetops is located at latitude 35.7913 and longitude -77.6378 in Edgecombe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pinetops (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edgecombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Town of Pinetops (GNIS ID: 2407122) 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 Pinetops is located within Township 10-Lower Town Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgecombe County.

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


Total Population 1,332
Daytime Population: Workers 622
Daytime Population: Residents 796
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,418
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 1,332
Population in Familes 1,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,328
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $29,467
Average Household Income $37,830
Per Capita Income $15,006


Total Housing Units 669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $83,465
Average Home Value $97,640


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 379
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 -0.43% -0.79%
Households -0.47% -0.81%
Families -0.64% -0.91%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Pinetops, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pinetops 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 # 387 48th
Population Density # 119 84th
Diversity Index # 342 54th
Median Household Income # 650 12th
Per Capita Income # 703 5th

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