Porters Neck CDP, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Porters Neck CDP, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Porters Neck Census Designated Place had a population of 7,492 as of July 1, 2017. Porters Neck CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Porters Neck CDP is located at latitude 34.2932 and longitude -77.7706 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Porters Neck Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles.

The Porters Neck Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584329) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Porters Neck Census Designated Place is located within Township of Harnett, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Hanover County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Porters Neck CDP 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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Porters Neck CDP, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,492
Daytime Population: Workers 3,640
Daytime Population: Residents 4,780
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,420
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 7,162
Population in Familes 6,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 330
Population Density2 1,385
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $99,914
Average Household Income $117,417
Per Capita Income $47,540


Total Housing Units 3,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,284 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 712 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $460,964
Average Home Value $519,912


Total Households 2,996
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,188
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 2.63% 2.2%
Households 2.45% 2.17%
Families 2.43% 2.08%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.34%

Porters Neck CDP, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Porters Neck CDP 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 # 113 85th
Population Density # 105 86th
Diversity Index # 644 13th
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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