Castle Hayne, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Castle Hayne, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Castle Hayne Census Designated Place had a population of 1,251 as of July 1, 2017. Castle Hayne ranks in the lower 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 Castle Hayne is located at latitude 34.3555 and longitude -77.9099 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Castle Hayne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. New Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Castle Hayne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402752) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Castle Hayne Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cape Fear, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Hanover County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castle Hayne: Castle Haynes, Spring Garden.

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


Total Population 1,251
Daytime Population: Workers 459
Daytime Population: Residents 643
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,102
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,203
Population in Familes 998
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 263
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $54,341
Average Household Income $69,591
Per Capita Income $27,374


Total Housing Units 583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 381 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $214,189
Average Home Value $234,751


Total Households 525
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 369
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 0.55% 0.74%
Households 0.59% 0.75%
Families 1.72% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Castle Hayne, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castle Hayne 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 # 401 46th
Population Density # 592 20th
Diversity Index # 371 50th
Median Household Income # 150 80th
Per Capita Income # 210 72nd

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