Vance County NC Information


Vance County Subdivisions

Vance County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,186
Population in Households 44,381
Population in Familes 36,602
Population in Group Qrtrs 805
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 17,372
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,209 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,163 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,883 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $112,661
Average Home Value $145,085


Median Household Income $36,004
Average Household Income $50,420
Per Capita Income $19,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.1%
Households -0.02% -0.08%
Families -0.18% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.


Vance County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vance County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 59 42nd
Population Density1 # 29 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 21 80th
Median Household Income # 77 24th
Per Capita Income # 88 13th

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