Martin County NC Information


Martin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,174
Population in Households 24,026
Population in Familes 19,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 10,003
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 6,612
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,555 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,448 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,701 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $87,549
Average Home Value $110,225


Median Household Income $35,042
Average Household Income $46,656
Per Capita Income $19,409
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.39%
Households -0.49% -0.39%
Families -0.65% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Martin County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martin 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 # 77 24th
Population Density1 # 83 18th
Diversity Index2 # 36 65th
Median Household Income # 80 21st
Per Capita Income # 87 14th

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