The table below compares Wake 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||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 2||99th|
|Diversity Index2||# 20||81st|
|Median Household Income||# 3||98th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1||100th|
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|Population in Households||955,052|
|Population in Familes||766,519|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||21,007|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||400,386 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||234,891 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||138,211 (34.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||27,284 ( 6.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$257,448|
|Average Home Value||$319,223|
|Median Household Income||$63,235|
|Average Household Income||$88,137|
|Per Capita Income||$33,852|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.09%|
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