Weddington, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Weddington, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Weddington had a population of 11,390 as of July 1, 2018. Weddington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Weddington is located at latitude 35.0217 and longitude -80.7354 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Weddington (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 11,390
Population in Households 11,390
Population in Familes 10,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 651
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $141,318
Average Household Income $175,185
Per Capita Income $56,806


Total Housing Units 3,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,535 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $468,968
Average Home Value $556,825


Total Households 3,785
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 3,341
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.24% 2.33%
Households 2.3% 2.34%
Families 2.2% 2.28%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.16%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 80 89th
Population Density # 381 49th
Diversity Index # 554 25th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 9 99th

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