Johnston County NC Information

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Johnston County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 182,223
Population in Households 180,457
Population in Familes 153,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,766
Population Density1 230
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 66,272
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 48,268
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 72,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,041 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,231 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,210 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $170,984
Average Home Value $194,151
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,162
Average Household Income $61,912
Per Capita Income $22,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 1.55%
Households 1.31% 1.44%
Families 1.17% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

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Johnston County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnston 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 # 13 88th
Population Density1 # 23 78th
Diversity Index2 # 32 68th
Median Household Income # 16 85th
Per Capita Income # 40 61st

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

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