Montreat, NC

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2022 Population
442
28.9% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
20.5
1.49% 1-year increase
2022 Employed Population
274
128% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Montreat, NC had a population of 442 people with a median age of 20.5 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Montreat, NC grew from 343 to 442, a 28.9% increase and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montreat, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.3%), White (Hispanic) (9.05%), Other (Hispanic) (5.88%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.58%).

None of the households in Montreat, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.8% of the residents in Montreat, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montreat, NC are Montreat College (202 degrees awarded in 2022).

Most people in Montreat, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 10.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Montreat, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Montreat, NC is home to a population of 442 people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.17% of Montreat, NC residents were born outside of the country (14 people).

In 2022, there were 3.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (281 people) in Montreat, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 81 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 40 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
88.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Montreat, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Montreat, NC was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montreat, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    281 ± 175
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    81 ± 95
  3. White (Hispanic)
    40 ± 79
14.9%
Hispanic Population
66 people

In 2022, there were 3.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (281 people) in Montreat, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 81 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 40 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.9% of the people in Montreat, NC are hispanic (66 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14 people
11.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38 people

As of 2022, 3.17% of Montreat, NC residents (14 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montreat, NC was 11.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 20
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 24

Montreat, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Montreat, NC employs 274 people. The largest industries in Montreat, NC are Manufacturing (90 people), Retail Trade (46 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (44 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($33,676), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($13,447), and Total ($10,385).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

274
2022 Value
± 196
128%
1 Year growth
± 49.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montreat, NC grew at a rate of 128%, from 120 employees to 274 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montreat, NC, are Material Moving Occupations (118 people), Sales & Related Occupations (53 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (37 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montreat, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

274
2022 Value
± 196
128%
1 Year growth
± 49.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montreat, NC grew at a rate of 128%, from 120 employees to 274 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montreat, NC, are Manufacturing (90 people), Retail Trade (46 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (44 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montreat, NC, though some of these residents may live in Montreat, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$14,848
Median earning men ± $34,582
$4,245
Median earning women ± $5,372

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($33,676), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($7,460), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($2,499).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($10,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Montreat, NC awarded 202 degrees. The student population of Montreat, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 484 male students and 488 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montreat, NC are White (130 and 66.3%), followed by Black or African American (38 and 19.4%), Hispanic or Latino (11 and 5.61%), and Two or More Races (6 and 3.06%).

The largest universities in Montreat, NC by number of degrees awarded are Montreat College (202 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Montreat, NC are General Business Administration & Management (32 and 15.8%), Other Psychology (28 and 13.9%), and Mental Health Counseling (24 and 11.9%).

The median tuition cost in Montreat, NC for private four year colleges is $30,250.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Montreat, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 68.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 972 (49.8% men and 50.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 972 students enrolled in Montreat, NC, 49.8% men and 50.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 523 records, of which 50.1% were women and 49.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Montreat, NC was Other Psychology with 28 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
202 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Montreat College with 202 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 90 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montreat, NC, which is 0.804 times less than the 112 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 130 degrees mean that there were 3.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 38 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($30,250) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($275) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

People in Montreat, NC have an average commute time of 10.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montreat, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income by Location

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Household Income

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N/A
Median Household Income
± N/A
18
Number of Households
± 61

In N/A, the median household income of the 18 households in Montreat, NC N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montreat, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (47.5%)
  2. Walked (37.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (15.4%)

In 2022, 47.5% of workers in Montreat, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (37.1%) and those who worked at home (15.4%).

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Commute Time

10.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montreat, NC have a shorter commute time (10.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Montreat, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

0% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montreat, NC (0 out of 103 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montreat, NC is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

99.3% of the population of Montreat, NC has health coverage, with 71.5% on employee plans, 4.98% on Medicaid, 0% on Medicare, 20.4% on non-group plans, and 2.49% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Buncombe County, NC see 708 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.855% increase from the previous year (702 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1292 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 140 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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708 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Buncombe County, NC

Primary care physicians in Buncombe County, NC see an average of 708 patients per year. This represents a 0.855% increase from the previous year (702 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 12.7% under 18 years, 87.3% between 18 and 34 years, 0% between 35 and 64 years, and 0% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 70.7% were men and 29.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

0.679%
Uninsured
71.5%
Employer Coverage
4.98%
Medicaid
0%
Medicare
20.4%
Non-Group
2.49%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montreat, NC grew by NaNy% from 0% to 0.679%.

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