Ashe County NC Information

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Ashe County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 27,622
Population in Households 27,294
Population in Familes 22,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 328
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,581
Average Household Income $50,625
Per Capita Income $21,906

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,608 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,235 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,101 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $170,950
Average Home Value $208,454
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,843
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 7,997
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.31%
Households 0.09% 0.26%
Families -0.05% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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Ashe County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashe 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 # 72 29th
Population Density # 75 26th
Diversity Index # 94 6th
Median Household Income # 87 14th
Per Capita Income # 72 29th

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