Rex, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rex, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Rex Census Designated Place had a population of 63 as of July 1, 2017. Rex ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Rex is located at latitude 34.8508 and longitude -79.0469 in Robeson County. The formal boundaries for the Rex Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The Rex Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403472) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rex Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lumber Bridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rex 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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Rex, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 63
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 37
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 52
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $32,828
Average Household Income $48,816
Per Capita Income $18,074


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $68,750
Average Home Value $75,000


Total Households 33
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.89% 0.93%
Households 1.32% 0.6%
Families 3.27% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   3.97%

Rex, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rex 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 # 731 1st
Population Density # 707 4th
Diversity Index # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 597 19th
Per Capita Income # 620 16th

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