Mecklenburg County Ranked Among Wealthiest Places in North Carolina

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new study from SmartAsset uncovers the places in North Carolina with the highest per capita wealth, and Mecklenburg County made the list. The study measured the amount of investment income being generated in each county, in addition to the per capita income and median home value to find the wealthiest places.

For a closer look at the top counties in North Carolina, check out the table below:

Rank County, State Per Capita Investment Income Median Home Value Per Capita Income Wealth Index
1 Orange, NC $20,885 $433,009 $67,089 25.79
2 Wake, NC $16,424 $411,700 $65,450 24.05
3 Chatham, NC $17,025 $376,684 $66,766 23.72
4 Mecklenburg, NC $19,913 $355,693 $65,244 23.04
5 Dare, NC $11,257 $366,612 $59,240 21.26
6 Buncombe, NC $17,089 $351,566 $53,309 20.77
7 Union, NC $12,876 $358,445 $56,820 20.65
8 New Hanover, NC $16,121 $346,584 $50,780 20.05
9 Durham, NC $12,677 $315,042 $54,056 19.21
10 Moore, NC $13,983 $294,939 $54,514 19.11

 

The study’s methodology and interactive map can be found here.

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