Harnett County NC Information


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  1. Harnett County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHarnett County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 133,114
Population in Households 129,636
Population in Familes 109,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,478
Population Density2 224
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $45,709
Average Household Income $59,907
Per Capita Income $21,989


Total Housing Units 54,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,039 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,079 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,761 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $148,895
Average Home Value $174,681


Total Households 48,118
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 34,037
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.82% 1.61%
Households 1.78% 1.6%
Families 1.66% 1.52%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.8%


Harnett County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harnett 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 # 23 78th
Population Density # 26 75th
Diversity Index # 19 82nd
Median Household Income # 48 53rd
Per Capita Income # 71 30th

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