Guilford County NC Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Guilford County NC Housing Affordability Index is 132
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

Guilford County NC Wealth Index is 86
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 530,813
Population in Households 513,824
Population in Familes 399,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,989
Population Density 822
Diversity Index1 67
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,195
Average Household Income $75,963
Per Capita Income $30,555
Wealth Index3 86

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 234,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123,621 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 88,958 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,956 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $192,400
Housing Affordability Index2 132
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 212,579
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 131,215
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 0.9% 0.94%
Households 0.85% 0.94%
Families 0.69% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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Guilford County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guilford 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 # 3 98th
Population Density # 6 95th
Diversity Index # 14 87th
Median Household Income # 21 80th
Per Capita Income # 18 83rd

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