Study: Mecklenburg County Residents Among Wealthiest in North Carolina

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According to a study from SmartAsset, residents in Mecklenburg County rank among the wealthiest in North Carolina. The study assessed wealth by comparing counties across three categories: the amount of investment income residents receive, total per capita income and the median home value.

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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