Alamance County NC Information


Alamance County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 161,563
Daytime Population: Workers 65,129
Daytime Population: Residents 87,371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 152,500
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 156,964
Population in Familes 126,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,599
Population Density2 381
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $45,117
Average Household Income $62,215
Per Capita Income $25,063


Total Housing Units 70,712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,669 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,114 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,929 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $149,182
Average Home Value $188,691


Total Households 63,783
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 41,858
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.92%
Households 0.86% 0.91%
Families 0.68% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


Alamance County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamance 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 # 17 84th
Population Density # 12 89th
Diversity Index # 26 75th
Median Household Income # 39 62nd
Per Capita Income # 31 70th

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