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Hightsville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Hightsville Census Designated Place had a population of 817 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Hightsville is located at latitude 34.2696 and longitude -77.9317 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Hightsville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. New Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Hightsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402585) 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 Hightsville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cape Fear, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Hanover County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hightsville, NC Housing Affordability Index is 141
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

Hightsville, NC Wealth Index is 48
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 817 (100%)
Population in Households 674 (82.5%)
Population in Families 528 (64.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 143 (17.5%)
Population Density 554
Diversity Index2 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,502
Average Household Income $56,992
Per Capita Income $19,242
Wealth Index4 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $187,209
Housing Affordability Index3 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 172
Average Household Size 3.92
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 5
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 1.09% 1.27%
Households 1.35% 1.47%
Families 3.22% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Hightsville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hightsville 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 # 479 35th
Population Density # 431 42nd
Diversity Index # 329 55th
Median Household Income # 347 53rd
Per Capita Income # 606 18th

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