Skippers Corner, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Skippers Corner, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Skippers Corner Census Designated Place had a population of 3,036 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Skippers Corner is located at latitude 34.3267 and longitude -77.9146 in New Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Skippers Corner Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Skippers Corner 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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Skippers Corner, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,036
Daytime Population: Workers 1,250
Daytime Population: Residents 1,270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,520
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 2,569
Population in Familes 2,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 467
Population Density2 434
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $56,572
Average Household Income $67,174
Per Capita Income $26,886


Total Housing Units 1,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 706 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $177,762
Average Home Value $199,007


Total Households 954
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 641
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 1.2% 1.18%
Households 1.31% 1.35%
Families 0.22% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

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, 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 # 249 66th
Population Density # 485 35th
Diversity Index # 300 60th
Median Household Income # 118 84th
Per Capita Income # 219 71st

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