The table below compares Avery County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 85||16th|
|Population Density1||# 69||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 90||11th|
|Median Household Income||# 78||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||22nd|
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|Population in Households||15,727|
|Population in Familes||12,627|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,490|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||14,619 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,138 (35.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,720 (11.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7,761 (53.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,922|
|Average Home Value||$192,434|
|Median Household Income||$34,404|
|Average Household Income||$48,370|
|Per Capita Income||$18,461|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
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