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Pleasant Garden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pleasant Garden had a population of 4,598 as of July 1, 2018. Pleasant Garden ranks in the lower 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 Pleasant Garden is located at latitude 35.9517 and longitude -79.7544 in Guilford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pleasant Garden (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Guilford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The Town of Pleasant Garden (GNIS ID: 2407133) 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 Pleasant Garden is located within Township of Fentress, a minor civil division (MCD) of Guilford County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasant Garden: Fentress.

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


Total Population 4,598
Population in Households 4,530
Population in Familes 3,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $61,996
Average Household Income $75,935
Per Capita Income $29,914


Total Housing Units 1,856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,387 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $190,041
Average Home Value $211,923


Total Households 1,725
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,261
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 0.29% 0.4%
Households 0.25% 0.38%
Families -0.07% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Pleasant Garden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Garden 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 # 168 77th
Population Density # 568 23rd
Diversity Index # 429 42nd
Median Household Income # 92 88th
Per Capita Income # 173 77th

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