Currituck County NC Information


Currituck County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,199
Population in Households 25,926
Population in Familes 22,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density1 100
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 9,639
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 7,146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,599 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,040 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,680 (40.9%)
Median Home Value $263,796
Average Home Value $310,390


Median Household Income $56,642
Average Household Income $69,802
Per Capita Income $25,946
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 1.69%
Households 1.32% 1.54%
Families 1.21% 1.47%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


Currituck County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Currituck 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 # 75 26th
Population Density1 # 58 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 88 13th
Median Household Income # 7 94th
Per Capita Income # 22 79th

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