Grantsboro, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Grantsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Grantsboro had a population of 709 as of July 1, 2018. Grantsboro 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 Grantsboro is located at latitude 35.1449 and longitude -76.8447 in Pamlico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grantsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pamlico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Grantsboro (GNIS ID: 2406604) 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 Grantsboro is located within Township 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pamlico County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grantsboro: Grants.

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


Total Population 709
Population in Households 593
Population in Familes 492
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 184
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $44,543
Average Household Income $59,017
Per Capita Income $23,894


Total Housing Units 338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $122,561
Average Home Value $200,879


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.37% 0.61%
Households 0.56% 0.81%
Families 0.63% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Grantsboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grantsboro 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 # 499 33rd
Population Density # 649 12th
Diversity Index # 399 46th
Median Household Income # 344 54th
Per Capita Income # 353 52nd

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