Haywood County NC Information


Haywood County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 62,545
Population in Households 61,819
Population in Familes 49,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 726
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $47,182
Average Household Income $64,246
Per Capita Income $27,883


Total Housing Units 36,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,956 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,905 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,081 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $205,519
Average Home Value $248,902


Total Households 26,861
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 17,698
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.7% 0.86%
Households 0.6% 0.79%
Families 0.45% 0.69%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.23%


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, 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 # 44 57th
Population Density # 50 51st
Diversity Index # 98 3rd
Median Household Income # 41 60th
Per Capita Income # 23 78th

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