Person County NC Information

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Person County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Person County NC Housing Affordability Index is 153
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Person County NC Wealth Index is 51
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 40,923
Population in Households 40,468
Population in Familes 33,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 455
Population Density 104
Diversity Index1 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,204
Average Household Income $56,843
Per Capita Income $22,829
Wealth Index3 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,495 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,926 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,463 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $142,128
Housing Affordability Index2 153
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,421
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 11,255
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.39% 0.44%
Households 0.4% 0.45%
Families 0.27% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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Person County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Person County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 62 39th
Population Density # 58 43rd
Diversity Index # 53 48th
Median Household Income # 55 46th
Per Capita Income # 70 31st

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