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Gatesville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gatesville had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Gatesville is located at latitude 36.4035 and longitude -76.753 in Gates County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gatesville 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gatesville, NC Housing Affordability Index is 112
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Gatesville, NC Wealth Index is 67
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 291 (100%)
Population in Households 291 (100.0%)
Population in Families 251 (86.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 721
Diversity Index2 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,727
Average Household Income $59,948
Per Capita Income $24,811
Wealth Index4 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $206,667
Housing Affordability Index3 112
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.06% -0.98%
Households -1.06% -0.81%
Families -0.7% -0.91%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

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, 2019 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 # 650 12th
Population Density # 352 53rd
Diversity Index # 331 55th
Median Household Income # 437 41st
Per Capita Income # 355 52nd

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