Jones County NC Information


Jones County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,333
Population in Households 10,242
Population in Familes 8,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $39,713
Average Household Income $56,203
Per Capita Income $23,476


Total Housing Units 5,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,210 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,065 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 834 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $113,820
Average Home Value $157,757


Total Households 4,275
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,886
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 0.21% -0.33%
Households 0.31% -0.27%
Families 0.17% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.18%


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, 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 # 97 4th
Population Density # 98 3rd
Diversity Index # 48 53rd
Median Household Income # 65 36th
Per Capita Income # 55 46th

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