Edgecombe County NC Information

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Edgecombe County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Edgecombe County NC Housing Affordability Index is 175
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Edgecombe County NC Wealth Index is 37
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 56,926
Population in Households 56,034
Population in Familes 46,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 892
Population Density 113
Diversity Index1 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,025
Average Household Income $46,037
Per Capita Income $17,869
Wealth Index3 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,637 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,426 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,368 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $89,225
Housing Affordability Index2 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22,063
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 14,914
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.07% -0.04%
Households 0.19% -0.04%
Families 0.05% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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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, 2019 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 # 52 49th
Population Density # 53 48th
Diversity Index # 39 62nd
Median Household Income # 100 1st
Per Capita Income # 100 1st

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