Dana, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dana, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Dana Census Designated Place had a population of 3,615 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dana is located at latitude 35.3206 and longitude -82.3611 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Dana Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,251 feet.

The Dana Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584314) 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 Dana Census Designated Place is located within Township of Blue Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

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


Total Population 3,615
Daytime Population: Workers 240
Daytime Population: Residents 1,895
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,135
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 3,615
Population in Familes 2,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 406
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $44,021
Average Household Income $55,521
Per Capita Income $21,578


Total Housing Units 1,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,001 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $166,860
Average Home Value $205,569


Total Households 1,358
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 952
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 1.14% 1.39%
Households 0.96% 1.26%
Families 0.69% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Dana, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dana 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 # 217 71st
Population Density # 504 32nd
Diversity Index # 355 52nd
Median Household Income # 301 59th
Per Capita Income # 429 42nd

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