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Dobbins Heights, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Dobbins Heights had a population of 799 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dobbins Heights is located at latitude 34.9069 and longitude -79.6933 in Richmond County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dobbins Heights (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dobbins Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 799
Daytime Population: Workers 37
Daytime Population: Residents 652
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 689
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 799
Population in Familes 630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 906
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $18,476
Average Household Income $27,080
Per Capita Income $11,413


Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $66,118
Average Home Value $74,379


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 218
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 -1.1% -0.89%
Households -1.06% -0.85%
Families 1.13% -0.93%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

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, 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 # 475 36th
Population Density # 260 65th
Diversity Index # 365 51st
Median Household Income # 736 1st
Per Capita Income # 737 0th

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