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Cedar Rock, North Carolina
Location of Cedar Rock, North Carolina
Location of Cedar Rock, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Caldwell
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,184 ft (361 m)
 • Total 300
 • Density 257/sq mi (99.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 37-11352
GNIS feature ID 1802736

Cedar Rock is a village in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 300 at the 2010 census.


Cedar Rock is located in east-central Caldwell County at 35°56′41″N 81°27′51″W / 35.944685°N 81.464142°W / 35.944685; -81.464142, northeast of Lenoir, the county seat. The village surrounds the Cedar Rock Country Club and climbs the northern slopes of the Brushy Mountains.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 315
2010 300 −4.8%
Est. 2015 294 −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 315 people, 123 households, and 110 families residing in the village. The population density was 283.2 people per square mile (109.6/km2). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 113.3/sq mi (43.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.41% White, 0.32% Asian, 1.27% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 123 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 87.0% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.8% were non-families. 9.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the village, the population was spread out with 19.4% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 15.9% from 25 to 44, 41.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $116,686, and the median income for a family was $128,975. Males had a median income of $90,950 versus $40,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $66,022. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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