Yadkin County NC Information


Yadkin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,791
Population in Households 38,487
Population in Familes 32,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 304
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 15,590
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 10,877
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,534 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,056 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,005 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $126,690
Average Home Value $153,585


Median Household Income $40,202
Average Household Income $54,856
Per Capita Income $22,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.03%
Households 0.11% -0.06%
Families -0.02% -0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.


Yadkin County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yadkin 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 # 65 36th
Population Density1 # 49 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 68 35th
Median Household Income # 53 48th
Per Capita Income # 50 51st

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