Currituck County NC Information


Currituck County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,338
Population in Households 27,146
Population in Familes 23,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $60,764
Average Household Income $76,143
Per Capita Income $28,733


Total Housing Units 17,114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,365 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,887 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,862 (40.1%)
Median Home Value $282,388
Average Home Value $318,344


Total Households 10,252
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 7,585
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 1.83% 1.88%
Households 1.76% 1.86%
Families 1.64% 1.79%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.17%


Currituck County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Currituck 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 # 74 27th
Population Density # 56 45th
Diversity Index # 88 13th
Median Household Income # 8 93rd
Per Capita Income # 21 80th

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