North Carolina Housing Snapshot 2013

 

1,232,040 Renter Households

23.8%
  • 294,291 households are classified as Extremely Low Income
  • 11% of ELI households spend between 30 and 50% on housing costs
  • 78% spend 50% or more of the income on housing costs
19.2%
  • 236,691 households are classified as Very Low Income
  • 45% of VLI households spend between 30 and 50% on housing costs
  • 32% spend 50% or more of the income on housing costs
21.6%
  • 267,069 households are classified as Low Income
  • 39% of LI households spend between 30 and 50% on housing costs
  • 7% spend 50% or more of the income on housing costs

798,051 households are in need of affordable housing

  • 38% are Severly Burdened spending 50% or more of their income on housing costs
  • 33% are Cost Burdened spending between 30-50% of their income on housing costs
  • There are 535,577 affordable housing units available in North Carolina
  • 798,051 households need affordable housing
  • Leaving 262,474 households with no affordable housing option

National vs. North Carolina Household Incomes

2000_housing_numbers

 

2000-2011 in the US
  • Extremely Low Income households have decreased by 3.3%
  • Very Low Income households have decreased by 2.2%
  • Low Income households have decreased by 4.6%

2011_housing_numbers

 

2000-2011 in NC
  • Extremely Low Income households have decreased by 2.4%
  • Very Low Income households have decreased by 2%
  • Low Income households have decreased by 1.7%