Nashville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nashville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Nashville had a population of 5,576 as of July 1, 2017. Nashville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nashville is located at latitude 35.9663 and longitude -77.9568 in Nash County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Nashville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nash County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 187 feet.

The Town of Nashville (GNIS ID: 2406965) 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 Nashville is located within Township of Nashville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nash County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nashville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Nashville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,576
Daytime Population: Workers 3,773
Daytime Population: Residents 3,059
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,832
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 5,461
Population in Familes 4,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density2 1,308
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $51,478
Average Household Income $68,297
Per Capita Income $28,740


Total Housing Units 2,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,314 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 976 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $146,594
Average Home Value $187,338


Total Households 2,290
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,489
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% -0.05%
Households 0.25% -0.09%
Families 0.17% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Nashville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nashville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 137 82nd
Population Density # 124 83rd
Diversity Index # 270 64th
Median Household Income # 194 74th
Per Capita Income # 173 77th

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