North Carolina

North Carolina

State in United States


North Carolina has a land area of 48,607.4 square miles and a water area of 5,196.9 square miles. It is the 29th largest state by area. North Carolina is bordered by Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    10,551,162
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    39.4 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    1,796,369
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    7.6%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $88,859
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    22.1%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    8,412,805
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    3.6%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    4,179,632
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $1,026
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    55.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    44.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $236,900
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    1,385,421
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    2,794,211
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    13.5%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of North Carolina is located in Atlanta Regional Office. Within North Carolina there are . Throughout North Carolina there are 123 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: NORTH CAROLINA

For general questions about HUD or its programs, contact our office in Greensboro.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our local Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Resource Center:

FIELD OFFICES HUD: NORTH CAROLINA

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: NORTH CAROLINA

TANF OFFICE HUD: NORTH CAROLINA

LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: NORTH CAROLINA

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Public Housing Authority in North Carolina

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RENTAL HELP: NORTH CAROLINA

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

Need advice?

HOMEOWNERSHIP: NORTH CAROLINA

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in North Carolina

Age and Sex

39.4 +/- 0.2

Median Age in North Carolina

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Age and Sex

39.4 +/- 0.2
Median Age in North Carolina
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in North Carolina

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in North Carolina

Older Population

17.00 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in North Carolina

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Older Population

17.00 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in North Carolina
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in North Carolina

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in North Carolina

Veterans

7.60 +/- 0.2

Veterans in North Carolina

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Veterans

7.60 +/- 0.2
Veterans in North Carolina
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in North Carolina

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in North Carolina

Median Household Income

$61,972 +/- $541

Median Household Income in North Carolina

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Median Household Income

$61,972 +/- $541
Median Household Income in North Carolina
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in North Carolina

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in North Carolina

Poverty

13.40 +/- 0.4

Poverty in North Carolina

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Poverty

13.40 +/- 0.4
Poverty in North Carolina
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in North Carolina

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in North Carolina

Educational Attainment

34.90 +/- 0.4

Educational Attainment in North Carolina

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Educational Attainment

34.90 +/- 0.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in North Carolina
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in North Carolina

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in North Carolina

Employment rate

57.40% +/- 0.3%

Employment rate in North Carolina

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Employment rate

57.40% +/- 0.3%
Employment rate in North Carolina
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: NORTH CAROLINA

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HUD Multifamily Housing Updates for the Southeast Region To self-register to receive updates and announcements for the Multifamily Housing Southeast region, enter your e-mail address, select the Southeast Region subscription topic, then select the specific state(s) you would like to subscribe to.

The purpose of the distribution list is to provide an efficient way for property owners, management companies, sponsors, developers, and other interested parties to stay informed.

North Carolina Environmental Issues Network with other subscribers and receive announcements, regulatory updates, form revisions and updated environmental agency contacts. Send an email to Lenwood E. Smith about joining this closed list.

North Carolina Field Office (Office of Field and Policy Management) The purpose of the list is to allow the North Carolina Field Office Director and his staff to post information to external stakeholders within the state with ease and to allow external stakeholders to share information with ease.

Region IV Environmental Team Mailing List This list is intended to inform persons with environmental review responsibilities of training announcements, regulatory updates and policy announcements regarding completion of environmental reviews pursuant to NEPA as implemented by HUD regulations. Mailings that do not address national matters, will focus primarily on items specific to HUD Region IV.

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Last Updated: September 1, 2023