Iredell County NC Information


Iredell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 180,427
Population in Households 179,157
Population in Familes 151,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,270
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $56,769
Average Household Income $78,268
Per Capita Income $29,964


Total Housing Units 76,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,549 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,122 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,127 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $206,500
Average Home Value $292,512


Total Households 68,671
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 48,792
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 1.51% 1.65%
Households 1.4% 1.59%
Families 1.28% 1.51%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


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, 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 # 14 87th
Population Density # 16 85th
Diversity Index # 59 42nd
Median Household Income # 9 92nd
Per Capita Income # 16 85th

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