Macon County NC Information

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Macon County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 35,151
Population in Households 34,701
Population in Familes 27,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 450
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,469
Average Household Income $55,699
Per Capita Income $24,095

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26,512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,091 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,979 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,442 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $185,526
Average Home Value $236,543
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,070
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 9,890
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.16%
Households 0.39% 0.14%
Families 0.25% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

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Macon County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macon 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 # 69 32nd
Population Density # 74 27th
Diversity Index # 90 11th
Median Household Income # 67 34th
Per Capita Income # 49 52nd

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