The Town of Old Fort had a population of 908 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Old Fort is located at latitude 35.6303 and longitude -82.178 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Old Fort (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,437 feet.
The Town of Old Fort (GNIS ID: 2407044) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Old Fort population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Fort: Catawba Vale.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,101|
|Daytime Population: Residents||549|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,650|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.82|
|Population in Households||908|
|Population in Familes||706|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$26,864|
|Average Household Income||$40,575|
|Per Capita Income||$18,303|
|Total Housing Units||493 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||273 (55.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||143 (29.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||76 (15.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,064|
|Average Home Value||$106,960|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.1%|
The table below compares Old Fort 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.
|Total Population||# 451||39th|
|Population Density||# 336||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 479||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 695||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 613||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.