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Cary, North Carolina Household Makeup and Size

Cary, North Carolina Household Makeup and Size


2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Cary, NC North Carolina United States
Family HH 69.35% 66.77% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 30.65% 33.23% 33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH 57.92% 48.23% 48.14%
Other Family HH 11.44% 18.55% 18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 2.89% 4.6% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 8.54% 13.95% 13.39%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 31.07% 20.72% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 26.85% 27.51% 26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 1.78% 2.73% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 1.11% 1.87% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 6.02% 9.28% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 2.53% 4.66% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 12.61% 14.97% 15.74%
Female Householder 18.04% 18.26% 17.75%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 31.07% 20.72% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 26.85% 27.51% 26.96%
2012 Household Size Statistics Cary, NC North Carolina United States
Households 47,521 3,807,990 118,025,427
Households 2010 45,387 3,745,155 116,716,292
Households 2000 33,818 3,131,999 105,479,959
Households 1990 19,135 2,517,576 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 52,288 4,040,601 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 4.7% 1.68% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 40.52% 21.58% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 148.35% 51.26% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.57 2.48 2.58
Median Household Size 2.89 2.67 2.71
1 Person 23.95% 27% 26.63%
2 Person 32.02% 34.21% 32.86%
3 Person 17.17% 16.74% 16.08%
4 Person 18.06% 13.06% 13.27%
5 Person 5.91% 5.63% 6.46%
6 Person 2.04% 2.1% 2.69%
7 or More Person 0.86% 1.25% 2.01%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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Cary, North Carolina Demographics Summary