Vance County NC Information


Vance County Subdivisions

Vance County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 45,320
Population in Households 44,455
Population in Familes 36,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 865
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 17,441
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,968
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,397 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,044 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,876 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $94,402
Average Home Value $121,427


Median Household Income $32,945
Average Household Income $45,965
Per Capita Income $17,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.05% 0.04%
Families -0.1% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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, 2015 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 # 30 71st
Diversity Index2 # 23 79th
Median Household Income # 87 14th
Per Capita Income # 91 10th

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