Craven County NC Information


Craven County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 105,595
Daytime Population: Workers 53,503
Daytime Population: Residents 55,679
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 109,182
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 100,598
Population in Familes 83,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,997
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $48,429
Average Household Income $64,871
Per Capita Income $26,491


Total Housing Units 46,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,487 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,590 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,406 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $175,572
Average Home Value $217,704


Total Households 41,077
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 28,386
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 0.28% -0.09%
Households 0.26% -0.11%
Families 0.1% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


Craven County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craven 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 # 27 74th
Population Density # 39 62nd
Diversity Index # 43 58th
Median Household Income # 23 78th
Per Capita Income # 24 77th

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