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Maxton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Maxton had a population of 2,282 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Maxton is located at latitude 34.7352 and longitude -79.3489 in Robeson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Maxton encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Maxton are located in Robeson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Scotland County.

The Town of Maxton (GNIS ID: 2406111) 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 Maxton is located within Township of Maxton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maxton: Mackstown, Quhele, Shoe Heel, Tilden.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Maxton, NC Housing Affordability Index is 154
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

Maxton, NC Wealth Index is 27
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 2,282
Population in Households 2,143
Population in Familes 1,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density 844
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $22,279
Average Household Income $36,681
Per Capita Income $14,368
Wealth Index3 27

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 470 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $75,120
Housing Affordability Index2 154
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 928
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 617
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 -0.66% -0.45%
Households -0.59% -0.48%
Families -0.69% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Maxton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maxton 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 # 298 60th
Population Density # 293 60th
Diversity Index # 209 72nd
Median Household Income # 734 1st
Per Capita Income # 724 2nd

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