Anson County NC Information


Anson County Subdivisions

Anson County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,721
Population in Households 24,070
Population in Familes 19,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,651
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $35,699
Average Household Income $50,500
Per Capita Income $18,991


Total Housing Units 11,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,099 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,502 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,975 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $88,374
Average Home Value $116,954


Total Households 9,601
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 6,449
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.1% -0.46%
Households -0.19% -0.51%
Families -0.33% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.92%


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, 2018 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 # 31 69th
Median Household Income # 90 11th
Per Capita Income # 96 5th

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