Moore County NC Information


Moore County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 96,807
Population in Households 95,982
Population in Familes 78,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 825
Population Density1 139
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 42,182
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 28,317
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 49,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,525 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,657 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,958 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $210,156
Average Home Value $260,862


Median Household Income $49,280
Average Household Income $66,836
Per Capita Income $29,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.45%
Households 1.88% 1.67%
Families 1.73% 1.58%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Moore County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moore 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 # 30 71st
Population Density1 # 45 57th
Diversity Index2 # 64 37th
Median Household Income # 17 84th
Per Capita Income # 9 92nd

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