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Weddington, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Weddington had a population of 11,486 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Weddington is located at latitude 35.0224 and longitude -80.7609 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Weddington encompass a land area of 17.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Weddington are located in Union County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Mecklenburg County.

The Town of Weddington (GNIS ID: 2406850) 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.

The Town of Weddington is located within Township of Sandy Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Weddington: Providence.

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Weddington, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Weddington, NC Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Weddington, NC Wealth Index is 287
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,486
Population in Households 11,486
Population in Familes 10,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 657
Diversity Index1 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $147,672
Average Household Income $180,239
Per Capita Income $58,177
Wealth Index3 287

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,537 (88.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $494,389
Housing Affordability Index2 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,779
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 3,334
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.09% 2.27%
Households 2.03% 2.18%
Families 1.94% 2.12%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   0.74%

Weddington, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weddington to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 80 89th
Population Density # 384 48th
Diversity Index # 548 26th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 15 98th

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