Montgomery County NC Information


Montgomery County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,607
Daytime Population: Workers 10,170
Daytime Population: Residents 16,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,237
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 26,599
Population in Familes 22,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,008
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $33,022
Average Household Income $49,427
Per Capita Income $19,446


Total Housing Units 16,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,417 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,139 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,927 (36.0%)
Median Home Value $92,128
Average Home Value $163,491


Total Households 10,556
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 7,257
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 -0.1% -0.18%
Households 0.02% -0.14%
Families -0.14% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.88%


Montgomery County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery 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 # 72 29th
Population Density # 80 21st
Diversity Index # 15 86th
Median Household Income # 95 6th
Per Capita Income # 89 12th

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