Balfour, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Balfour, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Balfour Census Designated Place had a population of 1,274 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Balfour is located at latitude 35.3526 and longitude -82.4887 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Balfour Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,119 feet.

The Balfour Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402660) 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 Balfour Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hendersonville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

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


Total Population 1,274
Population in Households 1,274
Population in Familes 985
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 785
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $42,793
Average Household Income $50,689
Per Capita Income $21,427


Total Housing Units 607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $182,865
Average Home Value $182,817


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 316
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 0.93% 1.06%
Households 0.85% 1.02%
Families 0.08% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Balfour, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Balfour 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 # 398 46th
Population Density # 319 57th
Diversity Index # 435 41st
Median Household Income # 383 48th
Per Capita Income # 474 36th

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