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The Cricket Census Designated Place had a population of 1,829 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Cricket is located at latitude 36.1715 and longitude -81.194 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Cricket Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,260 feet.
The Cricket Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402804) 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.
|Total Population||1,829 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,764 (96.4%)|
|Population in Families||1,394 (76.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||65 ( 3.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$30,736|
|Average Household Income||$58,985|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,763|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||905 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||510 (56.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||263 (29.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||133 (14.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,737|
|Average Home Value||$145,695|
|Housing Affordability Index3||206|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.39%|
|Per Capita Income||2.8%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.04%|
The table below compares Cricket to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 335||55th|
|Population Density||# 445||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 686||7th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 411||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 372||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 442||40th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.