Hollister, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hollister, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Hollister Census Designated Place had a population of 636 as of July 1, 2017. Hollister 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 Hollister is located at latitude 36.2583 and longitude -77.9357 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Hollister Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Hollister Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628637) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hollister Census Designated Place is located within Township of Brinkleyville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Halifax County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hollister 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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Hollister, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 636
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 431
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 508
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 636
Population in Familes 537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $25,408
Average Household Income $33,672
Per Capita Income $13,569


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $78,125
Average Home Value $92,500


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 186
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 -0.8% -1.03%
Households -0.55% -0.9%
Families 0.3% -0.99%
Median Household Income   -0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.33%

Hollister, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hollister 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 # 514 31st
Population Density # 662 11th
Diversity Index # 272 63rd
Median Household Income # 712 4th
Per Capita Income # 723 2nd

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