Caldwell County NC Information

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Caldwell County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 82,852
Population in Households 81,884
Population in Familes 67,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 968
Population Density1 176
Diversity Index2 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,693
Average Household Income $56,359
Per Capita Income $22,994

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 37,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,507 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,923 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,522 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $123,322
Average Home Value $161,359
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 33,430
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 23,232
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 -0.03% 0.13%
Households 0.02% 0.16%
Families -0.12% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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Caldwell County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caldwell 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 # 35 66th
Population Density # 34 67th
Diversity Index # 84 17th
Median Household Income # 56 45th
Per Capita Income # 60 41st

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