Craven County NC Information


Craven County Subdivisions

Craven County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 105,869
Population in Households 100,633
Population in Familes 83,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,236
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 41,448
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 28,751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,053 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,395 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,252 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $171,565
Average Home Value $209,575


Median Household Income $48,554
Average Household Income $60,358
Per Capita Income $24,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.26%
Households 0.54% 0.32%
Families 0.39% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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, 2015 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 # 44 57th
Median Household Income # 20 81st
Per Capita Income # 27 74th

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