Montgomery County NC Information


Montgomery County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,074
Population in Households 27,075
Population in Familes 22,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 999
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 10,933
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,538
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,740 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,193 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,692 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $91,095
Average Home Value $161,571


Median Household Income $31,923
Average Household Income $48,595
Per Capita Income $19,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.07%
Households 0.58% 0.15%
Families 0.44% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.


Montgomery County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery 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 # 72 29th
Population Density1 # 80 21st
Diversity Index2 # 15 86th
Median Household Income # 94 7th
Per Capita Income # 86 15th

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