Duplin County NC Information


Duplin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 61,133
Population in Households 60,454
Population in Familes 49,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 679
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 23,665
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 16,177
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,857 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,808 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,456 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $123,369
Average Home Value $166,822


Median Household Income $34,766
Average Household Income $45,621
Per Capita Income $17,681
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.77%
Households 0.97% 0.84%
Families 0.81% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.


Duplin County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duplin 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 # 44 57th
Population Density1 # 67 34th
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 81 20th
Per Capita Income # 92 9th

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