Martin County NC Information


Martin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,847
Daytime Population: Workers 7,028
Daytime Population: Residents 14,779
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 23,691
Population in Familes 19,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $35,569
Average Household Income $47,455
Per Capita Income $19,857


Total Housing Units 11,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,447 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,476 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,703 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $89,739
Average Home Value $113,153


Total Households 9,923
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 6,539
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 -0.37% -0.57%
Households -0.54% -0.68%
Families -0.71% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.29%


Martin County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martin 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 # 77 24th
Population Density # 83 18th
Diversity Index # 35 66th
Median Household Income # 84 17th
Per Capita Income # 87 14th

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