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East Flat Rock, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The East Flat Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 5,397 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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


Total Population 5,397
Daytime Population: Workers 1,572
Daytime Population: Residents 3,427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,999
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 5,328
Population in Familes 4,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 1,258
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $31,044
Average Household Income $47,015
Per Capita Income $18,822


Total Housing Units 2,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,368 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 751 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $163,687
Average Home Value $196,985


Total Households 2,119
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,401
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 1.07% 1.13%
Households 0.99% 1.08%
Families 0.96% 0.97%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

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, 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 # 143 81st
Population Density # 137 82nd
Diversity Index # 191 74th
Median Household Income # 625 16th
Per Capita Income # 581 22nd

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