Piney Green, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Piney Green, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Piney Green Census Designated Place had a population of 15,131 as of July 1, 2018. Piney Green ranks in the upper 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 Piney Green is located at latitude 34.7655 and longitude -77.301 in Onslow County. The formal boundaries for the Piney Green Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Onslow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Piney Green Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403422) 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 Piney Green Census Designated Place is located within Township of White Oak, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onslow County.

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Piney Green, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,131
Population in Households 15,110
Population in Familes 12,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,100
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $49,403
Average Household Income $59,164
Per Capita Income $21,547


Total Housing Units 5,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,837 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,624 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 462 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $158,584
Average Home Value $179,935


Total Households 5,461
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 4,010
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.58% 1.22%
Households 1.46% 1.12%
Families 1.29% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Piney Green, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piney Green 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 # 66 91st
Population Density # 194 74th
Diversity Index # 80 89th
Median Household Income # 262 65th
Per Capita Income # 469 37th

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