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Table 11 Median gross rent, population distribution of nonmetro North Carolina by county—2013–2017

From: Why is Poverty Higher in Rural America According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure? An Investigation of the Geographic Adjustment

Median gross rent for all nonmetro areas = 694
County Median gross rent Pop Percent of Pop County Median Gross Rent Pop Percent of Pop
Adjacent to a metro area Not adjacent to a metro area
RUCC 4 750 1,091,005 49 RUCC 5 720 98,868 4
Urban population of 20,000 + Urban population of 20,000 +
Dare 1056 35,412 1.6 Watauga 822 53,421 2.4%
Carteret 864 68,699 3.1 Richmond 617 45,447 2.1
Pasquotank 859 39,546 1.8 RUCC 7 638 108,392 5
Moore 838 94,191 4.3 Urban population of 2500 to 19,999
Harnett 836 128,753 5.8 Macon 726 34,160 1.5
Granville 776 58,503 2.7 Bertie 644 19,913 0.9
Wilson 735 81,379 3.7 Ashe 641 26,833 1.2
Lee 723 59,805 2.7 Washington 619 12,331 0.6
Lenoir 690 57,934 2 Mitchell 559 15,155 0.7
Halifax 689 52,300 2.4 RUCC 9 703 87,781 4
Cleveland 679 97,038 4.4 Completely rural or less than 2500 urban population
Vance 652 44,420 2.0 Hyde 839 5507 0.2
Surry 626 72,315 3.3 Tyrrell 756 4090 0.2
Robeson 614 134,187 6.1 Cherokee 694 27,463 1.2
Rutherford 614 66,523 3.0% Northampto 694 20,426 0.9
RUCC 6 656 660,814 30 Clay 692 10,753 0.5
Urban population of 2500 to 19,999 Alleghany 635 10,935 0.5
Chowan 737 14,370 0.7 Graham 610 8607 0.4
Jackson 717 41,725 1.9     
Hertford 709 24,262 1.1     
Beaufort 691 47,316 2.1     
Anson 687 25,531 1.2     
Stanly 681 60,875 2.8     
Transylvania 680 33,291 1.5     
Sampson 647 63,664 2.9     
Duplin 640 59,350 2.7     
Scotland 640 35,445 1.6     
Martin 637 23,227 1.1     
Bladen 630 34,130 1.5     
McDowell 613 45,069 2.0     
Wilkes 611 68,525 3.1     
Columbus 607 56,589 2.6     
Montgomery 568 27,445 1.2     
RUCC 8 724 157,706 7     
Completely rural or less than 2500 urban population     
Camden 1122 10,336 0.5     
Polk 825 20,434 0.9     
Perquimans 824 13,506 0.6     
Avery 723 17,535 0.8     
Greene 652 21,059 1.0     
Swain 613 14,208 0.6     
Warren 604 20,190 0.9     
Yancey 599 17,605 0.8     
Caswell 557 22,833 1.0     
  1. American Community Survey (ACS) 2013–2017