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Lake Santeetlah, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Lake Santeetlah had a population of 48 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Santeetlah 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 Lake Santeetlah is located at latitude 35.364 and longitude -83.8664 in Graham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Santeetlah (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Graham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,985 feet.

The Town of Lake Santeetlah (GNIS ID: 2352729) 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 Lake Santeetlah is located within Township of Yellow Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Graham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Santeetlah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Santeetlah: Santeetla, Santeetlah, Santultah, Thunderbird, Thunderbird Mountain, Town of Lake Santeetlah.

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Lake Santeetlah, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 31
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 48
Population in Familes 40
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 247
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $37,890
Average Household Income $63,536
Per Capita Income $27,369


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (11.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 2.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (85.8%)
Median Home Value $170,000
Average Home Value $246,875


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.89% 0.41%
Households 1.03% 0.0%
Families 10.03% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Lake Santeetlah, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Santeetlah 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 # 734 1st
Population Density # 608 18th
Diversity Index # 689 7th
Median Household Income # 469 37th
Per Capita Income # 211 72nd

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