Farmville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Farmville had a population of 4,592 as of July 1, 2017. Farmville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Farmville is located at latitude 35.5954 and longitude -77.5913 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Farmville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Town of Farmville (GNIS ID: 2406493) 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 Farmville is located within Township of Farmville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmville 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 Farmville: New Town.

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


Total Population 4,592
Daytime Population: Workers 2,504
Daytime Population: Residents 2,616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,120
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 4,549
Population in Familes 3,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,362
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $34,759
Average Household Income $53,498
Per Capita Income $21,907


Total Housing Units 2,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,066 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 889 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $132,983
Average Home Value $176,360


Total Households 1,955
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,301
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 -0.08% 0.08%
Households -0.09% 0.04%
Families 0.34% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Farmville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmville 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 # 167 78th
Population Density # 111 85th
Diversity Index # 168 77th
Median Household Income # 556 25th
Per Capita Income # 405 45th

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