Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
117,014
1.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.9
0.233% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.8%
4.86% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,695
9.83% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$228,100
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,820
3.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC had a population of 117k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $67,695. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC grew from 115,550 to 117,014, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $61,637 to $67,695, a 9.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), White (Hispanic) (1.76%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.58%).

4.4% of the households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, 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.

98.8% of the residents in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are College of the Albemarle (623 degrees awarded in 2022), Elizabeth City State University (340 degrees), and Mid-Atlantic Christian University (199458) (20 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was $228,100, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%.

Most people in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC is home to a population of 117k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.47% of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (2.89k people).

In 2022, there were 2.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.6k people) in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.57k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are Spanish (3,217 households), Japanese (270 households), and Vietnamese (259 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,951
Women
50.4%
57,952
Men
49.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 116,903 inhabitants, with 49.6% men, and 50.4% women.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    78.6k ± 389
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.6k ± 584
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.57k ± 622
4.71%
Hispanic Population
5.51k people

In 2022, there were 2.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.6k people) in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.57k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.71% of the people in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are hispanic (5.51k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    707 ± 651 people
  2. Philippines
    193 ± 341 people
  3. Vietnam
    191 ± 339 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 707 Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC residents, followed by Philippines with 193 and Vietnam with 191.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.89k people
2.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.91k people

As of 2022, 2.47% of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC residents (2.89k 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 Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was 2.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,217 households (2.9%)
  2. Japanese
    270 households (0.243%)
  3. Vietnamese
    259 households (0.233%)

4.4% of the households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was Spanish. 2.9% of the households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,625 ± 521
  2. Vietnam
    2,971 ± 320
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,554 ± 418

Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC employs 50.8k people. The largest industries in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are Construction (4,039 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,485 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,148 people), and the highest paying industries are Insurance carriers ($172,372), Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($161,418), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($116,604).

Males in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,266. The income inequality in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,549
Women
47.6%
25,905
Men
52.4%

The workforce of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC in 2020 was 49,454 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

50.8k
2022 Value
3.78%
1 Year growth
± 3.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.78%, from 49k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC, are Other managers (1,352 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,290 people), and Cashiers (1,252 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.8k
2022 Value
3.78%
1 Year growth
± 3.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.78%, from 49k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC, are Construction (4,039 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,485 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,148 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, 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

$50,659
Median earning men ± $1,735
$35,456
Median earning women ± $1,838

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($65,870), Public Administration ($65,525), and Information ($63,770).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,420), Construction ($47,426), and Public Administration ($45,902).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC awarded 983 degrees. The student population of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,819 male students and 2,777 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are White (507 and 51.8%), followed by Black or African American (296 and 30.2%), Unknown (63 and 6.44%), and Two or More Races (46 and 4.7%).

The largest universities in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are College of the Albemarle (623 and 63.4%), Elizabeth City State University (340 and 34.6%), and Mid-Atlantic Christian University (199458) (20 and 2.03%).

The most popular majors in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (208 and 21.2%), General Business Administration & Management (82 and 8.34%), and Welding Technology (65 and 6.61%).

The median tuition costs in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC are $16,000 for private four year colleges, and $1,000 and $5,000 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 12.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,596 (39.6% men and 60.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,596 students enrolled in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC, 39.6% men and 60.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,895 records, of which 61.2% were women and 38.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 208 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 623 degrees awarded
  2. 340 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of the Albemarle with 623 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 421 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC, which is 0.749 times less than the 562 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 507 degrees mean that there were 1.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 296 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 ($16,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,356) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.642% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.69% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (29.7k), Some college (24.6k), and Bachelors Degree (13.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was $228,100 in 2022, which is 0.809 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $198,000 to $228,100, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC is 74.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 32.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC is $67,695. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

Property

$228,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,141
$34,442
Median Property Taxes
±$1,339

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Rent vs Own

74.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.3% of the housing units in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

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Household Income

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$67,695
Median Household Income
± $3,545
46.3k
Number of Households
± 1,691

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.3k households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC grew to $67,695 from the previous year's value of $61,637.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
2022 Wage GINI in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC
0.395
2021 Wage GINI in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.43% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.88%)

In 2022, 80.5% of workers in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.71%) and those who worked at home (6.88%).

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Commute Time

32.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (32.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.24% of the workforce in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC (13.4k out of 114k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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Health

90.6% of the population of Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 19.5% on non-group plans, and 4.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.39%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
19.5%
Non-Group
4.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC declined by 6.49% from 10% to 9.39%.

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