Enfield, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Enfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Enfield had a population of 2,470 as of July 1, 2017. Enfield ranks in the upper 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 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Enfield 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 Enfield: Huckleberry Swamp.

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


Total Population 2,470
Daytime Population: Workers 481
Daytime Population: Residents 1,727
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,208
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 2,430
Population in Familes 2,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 2,028
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $25,717
Average Household Income $39,158
Per Capita Income $15,834


Total Housing Units 1,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 463 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 476 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $80,048
Average Home Value $115,152


Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 622
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.34% -0.64%
Households -0.1% -0.49%
Families -0.46% -0.59%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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, 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 # 285 62nd
Population Density # 34 96th
Diversity Index # 547 26th
Median Household Income # 708 4th
Per Capita Income # 685 7th

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