88th Fastest Growing County In the Nation
Hoke County, North Carolina
Hoke County is the 88th fastest growing county in the
US based on rate of growth between January 2000 and July 2006
for all counties that began the century with more than ten
thousand residents, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau
Hoke County which was founded in 1911, grew in population to
33,646 by the year 2000. In the six years that marked the
beginning of the 21st Century, the county increased the number
of residents by 25.7 percent bringing the estimated total
population in July 2006 to 42,303.
The outstanding growth of the last six years has made Hoke
County the fourth fastest growing county in the Old North
State of North Carolina and the 88th fastest in the nation.
The median value for homes within the 391 square mile
jurisdiction of Hoke County was $83,900 in 2000 but the Bureau
had no statistics on home value for 2006. Determining how
rapid growth may have affected the value of homes in the area
is difficult but the current auctions that follow should give
some indication of the bargains still available.