Hertford County NC Information


Hertford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,462
Population in Households 21,884
Population in Familes 17,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,578
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $33,610
Average Household Income $48,433
Per Capita Income $19,525


Total Housing Units 10,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,149 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,049 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,437 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $91,045
Average Home Value $116,055


Total Households 9,198
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,980
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 -0.1% -0.34%
Households -0.18% -0.33%
Families -0.33% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.93%


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, 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 # 76 25th
Population Density # 72 29th
Diversity Index # 44 58th
Median Household Income # 96 5th
Per Capita Income # 93 8th

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