Mecklenburg County VA Information

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Mecklenburg County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mecklenburg County VA Housing Affordability Index is 151
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
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

Mecklenburg County VA Wealth Index is 65
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
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 31,984
Population in Households 31,079
Population in Familes 24,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 905
Population Density 51
Diversity Index1 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,459
Average Household Income $60,295
Per Capita Income $25,556
Wealth Index3 65

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,314 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,222 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,649 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $152,894
Housing Affordability Index2 151
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,536
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 8,790
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 -0.25% -0.31%
Households 0.03% -0.32%
Families -0.07% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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Mecklenburg County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mecklenburg County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia 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 # 56 59th
Population Density # 101 25th
Diversity Index # 48 65th
Median Household Income # 99 26th
Per Capita Income # 85 37th

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