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Archdale, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Archdale had a population of 11,726 as of July 1, 2017. Archdale ranks in the upper 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 Archdale is located at latitude 35.9045 and longitude -79.9656 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Archdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Archdale are located in Randolph County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Guilford County.

The City of Archdale (GNIS ID: 2403108) 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 City of Archdale is located within Township of Trinity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Archdale 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 Archdale: Bush Hill.

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


Total Population 11,726
Daytime Population: Workers 4,991
Daytime Population: Residents 6,068
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,059
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 11,568
Population in Familes 9,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density2 1,422
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $48,260
Average Household Income $61,094
Per Capita Income $24,747


Total Housing Units 5,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,133 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,464 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 406 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $135,754
Average Home Value $157,501


Total Households 4,598
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 3,089
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 0.41% 0.38%
Households 0.17% 0.26%
Families -0.17% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Archdale, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Archdale 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 # 79 89th
Population Density # 95 87th
Diversity Index # 517 30th
Median Household Income # 247 67th
Per Capita Income # 287 61st

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