High Shoals, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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High Shoals, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of High Shoals had a population of 723 as of July 1, 2018. High Shoals ranks in the lower 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 High Shoals is located at latitude 35.39 and longitude -81.2021 in Gaston County. The formal boundaries for the City of High Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Gaston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of High Shoals (GNIS ID: 2405829) 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 City of High Shoals is located within Township of Dallas, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gaston County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for High Shoals: Fullingwilder.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 723
Population in Households 723
Population in Familes 618
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 279
Diversity Index3 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,505
Average Household Income $61,182
Per Capita Income $23,424

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $124,107
Average Home Value $153,886
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.66%
Households 0.44% 0.71%
Families 0.91% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

High Shoals, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares High Shoals 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 # 496 33rd
Population Density # 579 22nd
Diversity Index # 578 22nd
Median Household Income # 415 44th
Per Capita Income # 372 50th

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