Pamlico County NC Information


Pamlico County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,920
Daytime Population: Workers 4,104
Daytime Population: Residents 7,718
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,822
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 13,215
Population in Familes 10,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 705
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $47,329
Average Household Income $65,234
Per Capita Income $28,129


Total Housing Units 8,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,426 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,349 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,293 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $189,261
Average Home Value $268,380


Total Households 5,775
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,871
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 0.79% 0.63%
Households 0.7% 0.57%
Families 0.54% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Pamlico County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pamlico 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 # 90 11th
Population Density # 90 11th
Diversity Index # 63 38th
Median Household Income # 26 75th
Per Capita Income # 20 81st

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