Haywood County NC Information


Haywood County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 61,452
Daytime Population: Workers 22,924
Daytime Population: Residents 34,064
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,988
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 60,745
Population in Familes 48,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $43,682
Average Household Income $60,655
Per Capita Income $26,425


Total Housing Units 36,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,940 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,540 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,304 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $194,279
Average Home Value $241,028


Total Households 26,480
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 17,442
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 0.55% 0.73%
Households 0.49% 0.67%
Families 0.31% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.05%


Haywood County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haywood 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 # 44 57th
Population Density # 51 50th
Diversity Index # 98 3rd
Median Household Income # 44 57th
Per Capita Income # 25 76th

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