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Indian Trail, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian Trail had a population of 40,327 as of July 1, 2018. Indian Trail ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indian Trail is located at latitude 35.0686 and longitude -80.6511 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian Trail (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Town of Indian Trail (GNIS ID: 2405887) 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 Indian Trail is located within Township of Vance, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

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


Total Population 40,327
Population in Households 40,327
Population in Familes 36,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,853
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $75,783
Average Household Income $91,209
Per Capita Income $30,134


Total Housing Units 13,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,248 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,937 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $206,176
Average Home Value $238,816


Total Households 13,185
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 10,611
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 2.24% 2.2%
Households 2.06% 2.11%
Families 1.91% 2.04%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Indian Trail, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Trail 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 # 25 97th
Population Density # 46 94th
Diversity Index # 339 54th
Median Household Income # 45 94th
Per Capita Income # 165 78th

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