Jones County NC Information


Jones County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,345
Daytime Population: Workers 3,187
Daytime Population: Residents 5,619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,806
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 10,254
Population in Familes 8,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $38,518
Average Household Income $53,457
Per Capita Income $22,304


Total Housing Units 5,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,095 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,178 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 846 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $102,365
Average Home Value $154,015


Total Households 4,273
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,882
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 0.26% -0.08%
Households 0.35% -0.02%
Families 0.17% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


Jones County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jones 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 # 97 4th
Population Density # 98 3rd
Diversity Index # 46 55th
Median Household Income # 65 36th
Per Capita Income # 58 43rd

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