The table below compares New Hanover 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||# 10||91st|
|Population Density1||# 3||98th|
|Diversity Index2||# 61||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 19||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 7||94th|
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|Population in Households||202,864|
|Population in Familes||147,308|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6,771|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||105,358 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||51,530 (48.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||37,832 (35.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15,996 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$238,733|
|Average Home Value||$333,502|
|Median Household Income||$47,508|
|Average Household Income||$67,124|
|Per Capita Income||$28,879|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.56%|
|Per Capita Income||2.32%|
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