Hobgood, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hobgood, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hobgood had a population of 347 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hobgood is located at latitude 36.0267 and longitude -77.394 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hobgood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Town of Hobgood (GNIS ID: 2405844) 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 Hobgood is located within Township of Palmyra, a minor civil division (MCD) of Halifax County.

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

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


Total Population 347
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 248
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 314
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 336
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $27,509
Average Household Income $35,771
Per Capita Income $15,080


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $78,676
Average Home Value $112,864


Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 104
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 -0.04% -0.35%
Households 0.18% -0.13%
Families -0.26% -0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Hobgood, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobgood 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 # 621 16th
Population Density # 544 27th
Diversity Index # 277 63rd
Median Household Income # 687 7th
Per Capita Income # 701 5th

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