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Jaars, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The JAARS Census Designated Place had a population of 661 as of July 1, 2019. Jaars ranks in the lower 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 Jaars is located at latitude 34.8638 and longitude -80.7459 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the JAARS Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The JAARS Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402628) 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 JAARS Census Designated Place is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jaars, NC Housing Affordability Index is 165
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

Jaars, NC Wealth Index is 97
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 661 (100%)
Population in Households 611 (92.4%)
Population in Families 539 (81.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 50 ( 7.6%)
Population Density 769
Diversity Index2 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,035
Average Household Income $84,267
Per Capita Income $29,045
Wealth Index4 97

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $223,148
Housing Affordability Index3 165
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 167
Average Household Size 3.66
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 1.11% 1.27%
Households 0.95% 1.28%
Families 0.43% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Jaars, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jaars 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 # 509 31st
Population Density # 327 56th
Diversity Index # 608 18th
Median Household Income # 106 86th
Per Capita Income # 221 70th

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