Grantsboro, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grantsboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Grantsboro had a population of 697 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grantsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grantsboro: Grants.

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Grantsboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 697
Daytime Population: Workers 608
Daytime Population: Residents 450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,058
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.52
Population in Households 581
Population in Familes 480
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 181
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $43,352
Average Household Income $56,372
Per Capita Income $22,518


Total Housing Units 330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $112,195
Average Home Value $180,941


Total Households 281
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 192
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 0.18% 0.48%
Households 0.15% 0.49%
Families 0.29% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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, 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 # 500 32nd
Population Density # 653 12th
Diversity Index # 385 48th
Median Household Income # 320 57th
Per Capita Income # 369 50th

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