Hertford County NC Information


Hertford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,332
Daytime Population: Workers 9,749
Daytime Population: Residents 14,728
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 21,889
Population in Familes 17,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,443
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $32,100
Average Household Income $46,513
Per Capita Income $18,828


Total Housing Units 10,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,847 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,338 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,450 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $89,103
Average Home Value $114,593


Total Households 9,185
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,970
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 -0.19% -0.5%
Households -0.22% -0.5%
Families -0.4% -0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.14%


Hertford County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hertford 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 # 76 25th
Population Density # 72 29th
Diversity Index # 42 59th
Median Household Income # 98 3rd
Per Capita Income # 94 7th

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