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Millers Creek, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Millers Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 2,223 as of July 1, 2019. Millers Creek 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 Millers Creek is located at latitude 36.1893 and longitude -81.2376 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Millers Creek Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,417 feet.

The Millers Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403292) 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 Millers Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township of Reddies River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wilkes County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Millers Creek: Miller Creek, Millers Creek Village.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Millers Creek, NC Housing Affordability Index is 149
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

Millers Creek, NC Wealth Index is 44
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 2,223
Population in Households 2,223
Population in Familes 1,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 497
Diversity Index1 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,891
Average Household Income $48,849
Per Capita Income $20,161
Wealth Index3 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 735 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $130,952
Housing Affordability Index2 149
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 649
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.56% 0.44%
Households 0.56% 0.46%
Families 0.48% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Millers Creek, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Millers Creek 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 # 305 59th
Population Density # 452 39th
Diversity Index # 632 15th
Median Household Income # 596 19th
Per Capita Income # 571 23rd

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