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Dobbins Heights, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Dobbins Heights had a population of 819 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Dobbins Heights is located at latitude 34.9049 and longitude -79.6923 in Richmond County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dobbins Heights encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richmond County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Town of Dobbins Heights (GNIS ID: 2406381) 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 Dobbins Heights is located within Township of Marks Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richmond County.


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Dobbins Heights, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dobbins Heights, NC Housing Affordability Index is 146
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Dobbins Heights, NC Wealth Index is 18
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 819
Population in Households 819
Population in Familes 645
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 929
Diversity Index1 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $18,239
Average Household Income $27,132
Per Capita Income $11,495
Wealth Index3 18

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (34.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (49.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $64,615
Housing Affordability Index2 146
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 371
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.6% -0.49%
Households -0.54% -0.49%
Families 1.13% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Dobbins Heights, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dobbins Heights to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 477 36th
Population Density # 253 66th
Diversity Index # 376 49th
Median Household Income # 738 0th
Per Capita Income # 735 1st

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