Anson County NC Information


Anson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,294
Daytime Population: Workers 8,691
Daytime Population: Residents 14,527
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 23,546
Population in Familes 19,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,748
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $34,980
Average Household Income $48,477
Per Capita Income $18,224


Total Housing Units 11,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,166 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,235 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,175 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $87,098
Average Home Value $115,735


Total Households 9,401
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 6,310
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 -0.34% -0.51%
Households -0.51% -0.56%
Families -0.68% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.45%


Anson County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anson 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 # 75 26th
Population Density # 85 16th
Diversity Index # 33 69th
Median Household Income # 90 11th
Per Capita Income # 99 2nd

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