Sampson County NC Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sampson County NC Housing Affordability Index is 204
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

Sampson County NC Wealth Index is 56
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 64,302
Population in Households 63,284
Population in Familes 53,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,018
Population Density 68
Diversity Index1 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,969
Average Household Income $58,189
Per Capita Income $21,960
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 27,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,209 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,034 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,703 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $96,297
Housing Affordability Index2 204
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24,243
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 16,865
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 0.15% 0.2%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families -0.02% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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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, 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 # 43 58th
Population Density # 74 27th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 69 32nd
Per Capita Income # 78 23rd

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