Perquimans County NC Information


Perquimans County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,662
Daytime Population: Workers 2,760
Daytime Population: Residents 8,644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 13,578
Population in Familes 11,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $42,783
Average Household Income $60,502
Per Capita Income $25,218


Total Housing Units 7,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,129 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,533 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,489 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $198,248
Average Home Value $236,552


Total Households 5,662
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,949
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 0.21% 0.28%
Households 0.16% 0.25%
Families 0.0% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.55%


Perquimans County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perquimans 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 # 91 10th
Population Density # 82 20th
Diversity Index # 61 39th
Median Household Income # 48 53rd
Per Capita Income # 30 71st

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