Hobucken, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hobucken, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Hobucken Census Designated Place had a population of 124 as of July 1, 2017. Hobucken 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 Hobucken is located at latitude 35.2518 and longitude -76.5731 in Pamlico County. The formal boundaries for the Hobucken Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Pamlico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Hobucken Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628636) 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 Hobucken Census Designated Place is located within Township 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pamlico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hobucken 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 Hobucken: Jones Bay.

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


Total Population 124
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 63
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 65
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 123
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $35,806
Average Household Income $50,721
Per Capita Income $22,285


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (54.3%)
Median Home Value $110,417
Average Home Value $132,447


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.54% -0.32%
Households -0.64% -0.64%
Families 1.08% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Hobucken, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobucken 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 # 709 4th
Population Density # 735 1st
Diversity Index # 487 34th
Median Household Income # 530 28th
Per Capita Income # 381 49th

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