Trinity, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Trinity, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Trinity had a population of 6,991 as of July 1, 2018. Trinity ranks in the lower 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 Trinity is located at latitude 35.8768 and longitude -80.0104 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trinity (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Trinity (GNIS ID: 2405605) 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 Trinity is located within Township of Trinity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

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


Total Population 6,991
Population in Households 6,946
Population in Familes 5,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 414
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $45,737
Average Household Income $62,686
Per Capita Income $24,441


Total Housing Units 3,027 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,244 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $155,720
Average Home Value $200,524


Total Households 2,765
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,019
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 0.68% 0.76%
Households 0.56% 0.69%
Families 0.44% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Trinity, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trinity 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 # 122 84th
Population Density # 503 32nd
Diversity Index # 585 21st
Median Household Income # 318 57th
Per Capita Income # 329 56th

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