Craven County NC Information


Craven County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 107,085
Population in Households 101,983
Population in Familes 84,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,102
Population Density1 151
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 41,127
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 28,500
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,757 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,370 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,534 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $171,510
Average Home Value $211,199


Median Household Income $46,565
Average Household Income $62,432
Per Capita Income $25,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.32%
Households 0.33% 0.19%
Families 0.18% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.


Craven County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craven 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 # 27 74th
Population Density1 # 38 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 43 58th
Median Household Income # 24 77th
Per Capita Income # 25 76th

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