Nash County NC Information


Nash County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 95,557
Daytime Population: Workers 44,212
Daytime Population: Residents 53,759
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 97,971
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 93,653
Population in Familes 77,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,904
Population Density2 177
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $45,401
Average Household Income $63,796
Per Capita Income $25,567


Total Housing Units 42,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,317 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,220 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,255 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $132,065
Average Home Value $173,798


Total Households 37,537
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 25,294
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 -0.04% -0.18%
Households -0.09% -0.25%
Families -0.26% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


Nash County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nash 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 # 30 71st
Population Density # 31 69th
Diversity Index # 22 79th
Median Household Income # 37 64th
Per Capita Income # 27 74th

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