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Weddington, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Weddington had a population of 11,203 as of July 1, 2017. Weddington 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 Weddington is located at latitude 35.0217 and longitude -80.7354 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Weddington (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.

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

The Town of Weddington (GNIS ID: 2406850) 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 Weddington is located within Township of Sandy Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weddington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Weddington: Providence.

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Weddington, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,203
Daytime Population: Workers 1,886
Daytime Population: Residents 5,232
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,118
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 11,203
Population in Familes 10,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 640
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $139,159
Average Household Income $174,048
Per Capita Income $56,367


Total Housing Units 3,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,409 (88.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $440,788
Average Home Value $520,908


Total Households 3,716
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 3,281
Average Family Size 3
  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 2.32% 2.64%
Households 2.36% 2.62%
Families 2.26% 2.56%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Weddington, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weddington 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 # 80 89th
Population Density # 383 48th
Diversity Index # 557 25th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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