Taylortown, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Taylortown, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Taylortown had a population of 891 as of July 1, 2018. Taylortown ranks in the upper 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 Taylortown is located at latitude 35.2147 and longitude -79.4916 in Moore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Taylortown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Town of Taylortown (GNIS ID: 2406721) 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 Taylortown is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Moore County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Taylortown: Taylorsville.

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Taylortown, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 891
Population in Households 891
Population in Familes 728
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 674
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $46,724
Average Household Income $63,866
Per Capita Income $26,126


Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $188,971


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 237
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 1.98% 1.01%
Households 1.81% 1.24%
Families 1.42% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Taylortown, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylortown 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 # 457 38th
Population Density # 373 50th
Diversity Index # 137 81st
Median Household Income # 296 60th
Per Capita Income # 272 63rd

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