Anson County NC Information


Anson County Subdivisions

Anson County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,594
Population in Households 24,259
Population in Familes 20,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,335
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 9,763
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,458 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,305 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,032 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $85,454
Average Home Value $112,605


Median Household Income $33,904
Average Household Income $47,306
Per Capita Income $18,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.06%
Households 0.01% 0.02%
Families -0.14% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Anson County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anson County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 74 27th
Population Density1 # 85 15th
Diversity Index2 # 33 69th
Median Household Income # 88 13th
Per Capita Income # 95 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.