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East Flat Rock, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The East Flat Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 5,488 as of July 1, 2018. East Flat Rock 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 East Flat Rock is located at latitude 35.281 and longitude -82.4166 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the East Flat Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,208 feet.

The East Flat Rock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402427) 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 East Flat Rock Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hendersonville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

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East Flat Rock, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,488
Population in Households 5,418
Population in Familes 4,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 1,279
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $35,916
Average Household Income $48,770
Per Capita Income $19,628


Total Housing Units 2,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,431 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 736 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $206,709


Total Households 2,168
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,433
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 1.15% 1.28%
Households 1.15% 1.29%
Families 1.12% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

East Flat Rock, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Flat Rock 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 # 140 81st
Population Density # 134 82nd
Diversity Index # 202 73rd
Median Household Income # 562 24th
Per Capita Income # 583 21st

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