Iredell County NC Information


Iredell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 176,156
Daytime Population: Workers 80,837
Daytime Population: Residents 91,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 172,646
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 174,864
Population in Familes 147,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,292
Population Density2 307
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $53,299
Average Household Income $74,799
Per Capita Income $28,648


Total Housing Units 74,987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,095 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,941 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,951 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $200,749
Average Home Value $281,834


Total Households 67,036
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 47,613
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 1.38% 1.46%
Households 1.26% 1.38%
Families 1.11% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.53%


Iredell County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iredell 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 # 15 86th
Population Density # 16 85th
Diversity Index # 59 42nd
Median Household Income # 10 91st
Per Capita Income # 17 84th

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