The table below compares Mecklenburg 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||# 2||99th|
|Population Density1||# 1||100th|
|Diversity Index2||# 7||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 6||95th|
|Per Capita Income||# 3||98th|
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|Population in Households||957,672|
|Population in Familes||743,893|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||16,447|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||421,931 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||223,598 (53.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||160,156 (38.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||38,177 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$227,632|
|Average Home Value||$304,711|
|Median Household Income||$54,559|
|Average Household Income||$79,921|
|Per Capita Income||$31,576|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.41%|
|Per Capita Income||2.21%|
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