The table below compares Dare 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||# 69||32nd|
|Population Density1||# 61||40th|
|Diversity Index2||# 80||21st|
|Median Household Income||# 7||94th|
|Per Capita Income||# 6||95th|
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|Population in Households||35,204|
|Population in Familes||27,140|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||167|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||35,035 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,285 (29.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,658 (13.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||20,092 (57.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$268,759|
|Average Home Value||$341,016|
|Median Household Income||$53,948|
|Average Household Income||$69,998|
|Per Capita Income||$29,581|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.71%|
|Per Capita Income||1.67%|
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