Sampson County NC Information


Sampson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 65,148
Daytime Population: Workers 22,479
Daytime Population: Residents 37,613
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60,092
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 64,072
Population in Familes 53,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,076
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $35,761
Average Household Income $50,434
Per Capita Income $19,202


Total Housing Units 27,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,297 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,148 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,469 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $96,043
Average Home Value $124,937


Total Households 24,445
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 17,012
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 0.37% 0.27%
Households 0.25% 0.2%
Families 0.09% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.58%


Sampson County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sampson 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 # 41 60th
Population Density # 71 30th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 81 20th
Per Capita Income # 91 10th

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