Mulberry, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Mulberry, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Mulberry Census Designated Place had a population of 2,320 as of July 1, 2018. Mulberry 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 Mulberry is located at latitude 36.2257 and longitude -81.1652 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Mulberry Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The Mulberry Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403317) 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 Mulberry Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mulberry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wilkes County.

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Mulberry, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,320
Population in Households 2,316
Population in Familes 1,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 455
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $50,501
Average Household Income $60,009
Per Capita Income $24,621


Total Housing Units 1,077 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 787 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $132,426
Average Home Value $155,647


Total Households 961
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.06% 0.04%
Households -0.13% -0.02%
Families -0.21% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Mulberry, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mulberry to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 293 60th
Population Density # 473 36th
Diversity Index # 661 11th
Median Household Income # 248 67th
Per Capita Income # 324 56th

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