Saint Helena, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Saint Helena, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Village of Saint Helena had a population of 432 as of July 1, 2018. Saint Helena ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Saint Helena is located at latitude 34.5166 and longitude -77.9174 in Pender County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Saint Helena (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pender County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Village of Saint Helena (GNIS ID: 2407553) 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 Village of Saint Helena is located within Township of Burgaw, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pender County.

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


Total Population 432
Population in Households 423
Population in Familes 353
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $48,782
Average Household Income $61,523
Per Capita Income $23,891


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $155,357
Average Home Value $183,850


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 123
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 1.28% 1.44%
Households 1.25% 1.45%
Families 0.93% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Saint Helena, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Helena 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 # 585 21st
Population Density # 714 4th
Diversity Index # 109 85th
Median Household Income # 266 64th
Per Capita Income # 354 52nd

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