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Skippers Corner, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Skippers Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 3,201 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Skippers Corner is located at latitude 34.346 and longitude -77.9025 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Skippers Corner Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. New Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Skippers Corner Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402858) 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 Skippers Corner Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cape Fear, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Hanover County.


Skippers Corner, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,201 (100%)
Population in Households 2,743 (85.7%)
Population in Families 2,214 (69.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 458 (14.3%)
Population Density 458
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $57,594
Average Household Income $72,771
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $25,547
Wealth Index5 75


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 767 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $197,564
Average Home Value $220,936
Housing Affordability Index3 183


Total Households 1,033
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 697
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.37% 1.24%
Households 1.71% 1.38%
Families 0.98% 1.31%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
Owner Occupied HU   1.49%


Skippers Corner, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skippers Corner to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 244 67th
Population Density # 474 36th
Median Household Income # 182 76th
Housing Affordability Index # 295 40th
Per Capita Income # 344 54th
Diversity Index # 327 56th

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