Hyde County NC Information


Hyde County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,732
Population in Households 4,999
Population in Familes 3,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 733
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 2,133
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,341
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,520 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 613 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,281 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $79,515
Average Home Value $115,740


Median Household Income $37,760
Average Household Income $46,706
Per Capita Income $17,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% 0.12%
Households 0.13% 0.15%
Families -0.06% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


Hyde County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hyde 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 # 99 2nd
Population Density1 # 100 1st
Diversity Index2 # 37 63rd
Median Household Income # 63 38th
Per Capita Income # 93 8th

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