Stokes County NC Information


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  1. Stokes County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forStokes County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Stokes County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 46,769
Population in Households 46,313
Population in Familes 38,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 456
Population Density2 104
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $48,276
Average Household Income $60,177
Per Capita Income $25,141


Total Housing Units 22,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,295 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,054 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,711 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $137,906
Average Home Value $174,161


Total Households 19,349
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 13,399
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.16% -0.29%
Households -0.04% -0.17%
Families -0.17% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


Stokes County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stokes County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 56 45th
Population Density # 57 44th
Diversity Index # 96 5th
Median Household Income # 39 62nd
Per Capita Income # 37 64th

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