Johnston County NC Information


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  1. Johnston County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forJohnston County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Johnston County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 208,288
Population in Households 206,554
Population in Familes 176,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,734
Population Density2 263
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $57,713
Average Household Income $76,424
Per Capita Income $27,873


Total Housing Units 82,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,772 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,161 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,534 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $174,084
Average Home Value $208,002


Total Households 75,933
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 55,106
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.29% 2.03%
Households 2.23% 2.0%
Families 2.12% 1.92%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


Johnston County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnston County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 12 89th
Population Density # 22 79th
Diversity Index # 32 69th
Median Household Income # 13 88th
Per Capita Income # 27 74th

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