Edgecombe County NC Information


Edgecombe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 54,425
Daytime Population: Workers 18,393
Daytime Population: Residents 32,155
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 50,548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 53,214
Population in Familes 43,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,211
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $35,297
Average Household Income $47,551
Per Capita Income $18,711


Total Housing Units 24,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,257 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,574 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,720 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $84,945
Average Home Value $115,010


Total Households 20,831
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 14,090
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 -0.53% -0.86%
Households -0.55% -0.93%
Families -0.71% -1.02%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Edgecombe County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgecombe 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 # 51 50th
Population Density # 54 47th
Diversity Index # 37 63rd
Median Household Income # 87 14th
Per Capita Income # 95 6th

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