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Pleasant Garden, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pleasant Garden had a population of 4,633 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.9621 and longitude -79.7623 in Guilford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pleasant Garden 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pleasant Garden, NC Housing Affordability Index is 163
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

Pleasant Garden, NC Wealth Index is 85
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 4,633
Population in Households 4,566
Population in Families 3,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density 307
Diversity Index1 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,725
Average Household Income $77,994
Per Capita Income $30,499
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,412 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 329 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $208,157
Housing Affordability Index2 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,741
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,271
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.34% 0.42%
Households 0.32% 0.43%
Families 0.03% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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, 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 # 166 78th
Population Density # 564 24th
Diversity Index # 425 43rd
Median Household Income # 117 84th
Per Capita Income # 178 76th

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