Pitt County NC Information


Pitt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 177,895
Daytime Population: Workers 83,376
Daytime Population: Residents 94,729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 178,105
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 171,428
Population in Familes 125,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,467
Population Density2 273
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $40,873
Average Household Income $61,040
Per Capita Income $25,038


Total Housing Units 79,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,433 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 35,120 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,514 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $145,345
Average Home Value $184,159


Total Households 71,553
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 41,351
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 0.78% 0.74%
Households 0.79% 0.75%
Families 0.58% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.57%


Pitt County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pitt 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 # 14 87th
Population Density # 20 81st
Diversity Index # 27 74th
Median Household Income # 55 46th
Per Capita Income # 32 69th

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