The table below compares Cherokee 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||# 71||30th|
|Population Density1||# 76||25th|
|Diversity Index2||# 96||5th|
|Median Household Income||# 73||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 57||44th|
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|Population in Households||28,134|
|Population in Familes||23,191|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||436|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||18,538 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,620 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,685 (14.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||6,233 (33.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$122,044|
|Average Home Value||$144,875|
|Median Household Income||$35,359|
|Average Household Income||$47,291|
|Per Capita Income||$20,396|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.38%|
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