Ramseur, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ramseur, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ramseur had a population of 1,783 as of July 1, 2017. Ramseur ranks in 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 Ramseur is located at latitude 35.7371 and longitude -79.6548 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ramseur (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Town of Ramseur (GNIS ID: 2407172) 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 Ramseur is located within Township of Columbia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ramseur 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 Ramseur: Allens Fall, Columbia, Ramsure.

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


Total Population 1,783
Daytime Population: Workers 1,190
Daytime Population: Residents 1,057
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,247
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 1,726
Population in Familes 1,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 895
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $36,301
Average Household Income $48,648
Per Capita Income $18,944


Total Housing Units 783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 224 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $145,879
Average Home Value $174,551


Total Households 668
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 470
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 0.73% 0.6%
Households 0.59% 0.53%
Families 1.56% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Ramseur, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramseur 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 # 337 55th
Population Density # 264 64th
Diversity Index # 178 76th
Median Household Income # 512 31st
Per Capita Income # 574 22nd

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