Craven County NC Information


Craven County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 104,981
Population in Households 99,984
Population in Familes 83,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,997
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $51,094
Average Household Income $67,456
Per Capita Income $27,545


Total Housing Units 46,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,501 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,401 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,605 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $178,902
Average Home Value $219,545


Total Households 40,902
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 28,286
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 0.17% -0.1%
Households 0.18% -0.1%
Families 0.05% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


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, 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 # 27 74th
Population Density # 39 62nd
Diversity Index # 42 59th
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.