Moore County NC Information


Moore County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 97,517
Daytime Population: Workers 36,584
Daytime Population: Residents 57,595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 94,179
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 96,659
Population in Familes 79,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 858
Population Density2 140
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $51,152
Average Household Income $72,286
Per Capita Income $31,336


Total Housing Units 49,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,182 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,814 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,126 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $213,608
Average Home Value $261,105


Total Households 41,996
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 28,110
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 1.39% 1.39%
Households 1.56% 1.5%
Families 1.39% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.15%


Moore County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moore 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 # 29 72nd
Population Density # 44 57th
Diversity Index # 64 37th
Median Household Income # 16 85th
Per Capita Income # 8 93rd

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