The table below compares Catawba 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||# 18||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 10||91st|
|Diversity Index2||# 60||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 33||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 27||74th|
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|Population in Households||152,729|
|Population in Familes||125,634|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,397|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||68,584 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||41,990 (61.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||19,347 (28.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7,247 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$152,818|
|Average Home Value||$203,216|
|Median Household Income||$44,100|
|Average Household Income||$59,300|
|Per Capita Income||$23,494|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.96%|
|Per Capita Income||1.95%|
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