Chatham County

Chatham County provides a harmonious blend of rural tranquility and cultural abundance.

Welcome to Chatham County

Living in Chatham County offers a captivating fusion of serene rural landscapes and modern attractions. Steeped in Southern allure and a proud agricultural legacy, the county is home to thriving farms and bustling farmers' markets with locally sourced produce and artisanal goods. Fearrington Village, a jewel within Chatham County, is known for its picturesque beauty, iconic belted cows dotting the landscape, and upscale offerings. The village boasts charming boutique shops, a world-class spa, and inviting eateries serving gourmet indulgences. The renowned Relais & Châteaux Inn offers luxe accommodations, fine dining, and formal gardens. With abundant galleries and studios, the county nurtures an active artistic community. Throughout the year, the area hosts a variety of festivals celebrating local music, arts, and culinary traditions, highlighting the diverse cultural heritage of the region. Historic Pittsboro’s bustling main street features eclectic shops and engaging events. With its breathtaking landscapes, agricultural legacy, vibrant arts scene, and exclusive locales like Fearrington Village, Chatham County provides a harmonious blend of rural tranquility and cultural abundance.

Overview for Chatham County, NC

22,794 people live in Chatham County, where the median age is 49.2 and the average individual income is $51,888. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

22,794

Total Population

49.2 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$51,888

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment for Chatham County, NC

Chatham County has 9,505 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Chatham County do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,794 people call Chatham County home. The population density is 133.36 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

22,794

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49.2

Median Age

45.69 / 54.31%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,505

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$51,888

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Chatham County, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Chatham County. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
3/5
Chatham Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Perry W Harrison Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available

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