Hertford, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Hertford, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hertford had a population of 2,184 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Hertford is located at latitude 36.1768 and longitude -76.4666 in Perquimans County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hertford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Perquimans County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Hertford (GNIS ID: 2405821) 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 Hertford is located within Township of Bethel, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perquimans County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hertford: Hartford, Phelps Point.

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


Total Population 2,184
Population in Households 2,132
Population in Familes 1,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 765
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $34,614
Average Household Income $45,123
Per Capita Income $19,467


Total Housing Units 1,099 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $178,879
Average Home Value $231,176


Total Households 886
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 556
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 0.23% -0.27%
Households 0.15% -0.32%
Families 0.07% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Hertford, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hertford 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 # 307 59th
Population Density # 328 56th
Diversity Index # 214 71st
Median Household Income # 593 20th
Per Capita Income # 590 20th

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