The Town of Old Fort had a population of 1,044 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Old Fort is located at latitude 35.629 and longitude -82.1807 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Old Fort 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Fort: Catawba Vale.
|Total Population||1,044 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,044 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||813 (77.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$30,073|
|Average Household Income||$51,006|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,678|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||574 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||330 (57.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||161 (28.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||83 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,496|
|Average Home Value||$132,045|
|Housing Affordability Index3||216|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.02%|
|Per Capita Income||2.61%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.3%|
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, 2020 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||# 430||42nd|
|Population Density||# 289||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 694||6th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 467||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 418||44th|
|Diversity Index||# 487||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.