Gatesville, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Gatesville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gatesville had a population of 273 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gatesville is located at latitude 36.4074 and longitude -76.7566 in Gates County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gatesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gates County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Town of Gatesville (GNIS ID: 2406552) 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 Gatesville is located within Township of Gatesville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gates County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gatesville: Bennetts Creek Landing, Gates Courthouse.

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


Total Population 273
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 236
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 676
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $56,752
Per Capita Income $23,263


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $197,500
Average Home Value $305,495


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 85
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 -1.94% -1.12%
Households -1.87% -1.21%
Families -1.46% -1.45%
Median Household Income   5.54%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Gatesville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gatesville 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 # 659 11th
Population Density # 371 50th
Diversity Index # 321 57th
Median Household Income # 589 21st
Per Capita Income # 378 49th

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