Vance County NC Information


Vance County Subdivisions

Vance County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,033
Population in Households 44,406
Population in Familes 36,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 627
Population Density2 178
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $36,440
Average Household Income $50,801
Per Capita Income $19,936


Total Housing Units 20,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,852 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,531 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,844 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $120,180
Average Home Value $151,444


Total Households 17,383
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,884
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 -0.1% -0.11%
Households -0.01% -0.08%
Families -0.15% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.69%


Vance County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vance 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 # 59 42nd
Population Density # 32 70th
Diversity Index # 21 79th
Median Household Income # 88 13th
Per Capita Income # 89 12th

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