The table below compares Columbus 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||# 48||53rd|
|Population Density1||# 77||24th|
|Diversity Index2||# 33||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 91||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 87||14th|
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|Population in Households||55,637|
|Population in Familes||45,862|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,937|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||26,532 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||15,764 (59.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,069 (26.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,699 (13.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,384|
|Average Home Value||$119,805|
|Median Household Income||$31,769|
|Average Household Income||$45,720|
|Per Capita Income||$17,915|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
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