Brogden, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Brogden Census Designated Place had a population of 2,675 as of July 1, 2017. Brogden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Brogden is located at latitude 35.2956 and longitude -78.0294 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Brogden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Brogden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402718) 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 Brogden Census Designated Place is located within Township of Brogden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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

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


Total Population 2,675
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 1,591
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 2,671
Population in Familes 2,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,208
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $41,651
Average Household Income $48,381
Per Capita Income $18,118


Total Housing Units 1,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 698 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $84,294
Average Home Value $97,929


Total Households 1,021
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 742
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 0.22% 0.28%
Households 0.16% 0.23%
Families 0.4% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Brogden, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brogden 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 # 270 64th
Population Density # 159 79th
Diversity Index # 55 93rd
Median Household Income # 365 51st
Per Capita Income # 619 16th

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