Rich Square, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Rich Square, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Rich Square had a population of 919 as of July 1, 2018. Rich Square 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 Rich Square is located at latitude 36.2739 and longitude -77.2839 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rich Square (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Town of Rich Square (GNIS ID: 2407205) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Rich Square is located within Township of Rich Square, a minor civil division (MCD) of Northampton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rich Square: Richsquare.

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Rich Square, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 919
Population in Households 887
Population in Familes 686
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 298
Diversity Index3 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,710
Average Household Income $39,298
Per Capita Income $17,560

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $79,259
Average Home Value $99,100
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.62%
Households -0.4% -0.53%
Families -0.57% -0.72%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Rich Square, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rich Square to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 454 39th
Population Density # 570 23rd
Diversity Index # 385 48th
Median Household Income # 681 8th
Per Capita Income # 658 11th

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