Gibson, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Gibson, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Gibson had a population of 540 as of July 1, 2018. Gibson 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 Gibson is located at latitude 34.7595 and longitude -79.6069 in Scotland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gibson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scotland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Town of Gibson (GNIS ID: 2406564) 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 Gibson is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Scotland County.

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


Total Population 540
Population in Households 540
Population in Familes 444
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 552
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $34,200
Average Household Income $46,677
Per Capita Income $18,926


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $71,212
Average Home Value $88,281


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 144
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 0.0% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.09%
Families 0.61% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Gibson, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gibson 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 # 552 25th
Population Density # 427 42nd
Diversity Index # 150 80th
Median Household Income # 597 19th
Per Capita Income # 619 16th

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