The Town of Old Fort had a population of 1,002 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Fort: Catawba Vale.
|Population in Households||1,002|
|Population in Familes||785|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$27,027|
|Average Household Income||$39,978|
|Per Capita Income||$18,143|
|Total Housing Units||540 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||306 (56.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||156 (28.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||77 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,414|
|Average Home Value||$115,309|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.48%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
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, 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.
|Total Population||# 437||41st|
|Population Density||# 297||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 479||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 704||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 638||14th|
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