Enfield, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Enfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Enfield had a population of 2,379 as of July 1, 2018. Enfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Enfield is located at latitude 36.1802 and longitude -77.6677 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Enfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Enfield (GNIS ID: 2406450) 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 Enfield is located within Township of Enfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Halifax County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Enfield: Huckleberry Swamp.

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


Total Population 2,379
Population in Households 2,343
Population in Familes 1,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 1,953
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $27,200
Average Household Income $39,066
Per Capita Income $15,666


Total Housing Units 1,153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $83,255
Average Home Value $115,665


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 595
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 -0.75% -0.95%
Households -0.64% -0.91%
Families -0.94% -0.99%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

Enfield, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Enfield 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 # 291 61st
Population Density # 36 95th
Diversity Index # 558 25th
Median Household Income # 700 5th
Per Capita Income # 701 5th

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