Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC

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Population
129,865
3.86% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
Median Age
36.9

Poverty Rate
6.53%

Median Household Income
$84,418
3.34% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$253,400
6.96% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
61,931
4.84% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC had a population of 130k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $84,418. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew from 125,043 to 129,865, a 3.86% increase and its median household income grew from $81,686 to $84,418, a 3.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.86%), White (Hispanic) (8.18%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%). 23% of the people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 90.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Empire Beauty School-Pineville (61 degrees awarded in 2017) and Carolina School of Broadcasting (23 degrees).

The median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is $253,400, and the homeownership rate is 66.4%. Most people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (46.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.74%). The most partisan county was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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.

Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for North Carolina
49.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Carolina
  1. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Carolina was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from North Carolina

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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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 13 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 130k people, from which 90.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 17.6% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (22.8k people).

In 2018, there were 2.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.5k people) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Spanish (12,465 speakers), Telugu (1,893 speakers), and Vietnamese (1,539 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    68.5k ± 1.61k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.1k ± 1.46k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.8k ± 939
12.3%
Hispanic Population
16k people

In 2018, there were 2.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.5k people) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.3% of the people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are hispanic (16k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,465 speakers (10.3%)
  2. Telugu
    1,893 speakers (1.57%)
  3. Vietnamese
    1,539 speakers (1.27%)

23% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 10.3% of the overall population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 1.57% speak Telugu and 1.27% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
22.8k people
18%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
21.7k people

As of 2018, 17.6% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents (22.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 36.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    5,513 ± 1,782 people
  2. Mexico
    1,784 ± 1,030 people
  3. Honduras
    1,018 ± 780 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was India, the natal country of 5,513 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents, followed by Mexico with 1,784 and Honduras with 1,018.

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Citizenship

90.6%
2018 Citizenship
90.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 90.6% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 90.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,390 ± 236
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,380 ± 292
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,170 ± 297

Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is $84,418. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,229, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, with respective values of $107,888 and $101,088.

Males in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,812. The income inequality in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.491, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC employs 61.9k people. The largest industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Banking & related activities (3,925 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,726 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,765 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($247,121), Other administrative & other support services ($187,847), and Software publishing ($140,665).

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,418
2018 value
± $1,989
3.34%
1 Year Growth
± 3.68%

Households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $84,418, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $81,686 in 2017, which represents a 3.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$88,382
Average Male Salary in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
± $12,880
$60,812
Average Female Salary in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
± $9,536

In 2017, full-time male employees in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC made 1.45 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
  1. White
    $73,029 ± $10,276
  2. Asian
    $67,257 ± $18,450
  3. Black
    $55,202 ± $14,353

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC.

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Wage Distribution

0.491
2017 Wage GINI in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
0.484
2016 Wage GINI in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC

In 2017, the income inequality in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 0.491 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,229, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, with respective values of $107,888 and $101,088.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.53% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC (8.44k out of 129k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    3,989 ± 452
  2. Hispanic
    2,425 ± 366
  3. Black
    2,117 ± 383

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

61.9k
2017 Value
4.84%
1 Year growth
± 4.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.84%, from 59.1k employees to 61.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, are Miscellaneous managers (2,768 people), Customer service representatives (1,653 people), and Retail salespersons (1,595 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,768 people), Customer service representatives (1,653 people), and Retail salespersons (1,595 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous personal appearance workers (4.07 times higher than expected), Financial analysts (3.78 times), and Database administrators (3.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($278,283), Chief executives & legislators ($188,611), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($151,840).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.9k
2017 Value
4.84%
1 Year growth
± 4.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.84%, from 59.1k employees to 61.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, are Banking & related activities (3,925 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,726 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,765 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Banking & related activities (3,925 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,726 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,765 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Management of companies & enterprises (5.02 times higher than expected), Banking & related activities (4.49 times), and Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment manufacturing (3.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($247,121), Other administrative & other support services ($187,847), and Software publishing ($140,665).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $50.4B
  2. $35.3B
  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $50.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($35.3B) and Machinery ($34.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$407B
2015 Value in North Carolina
$632B
Projected 2045 Value in North Carolina
55.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Carolina trade was $407B. This is expected to increase 55.4% to $632B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.6B
  2. $25.4B
  3. $25.2B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $25.6B, followed by Georgia with $25.4B and Virginia and $25.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC awarded 84 degrees. The student population of Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 53 male students and 138 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Black or African American (45 and 53.6%), followed by White (25 and 29.8%), Hispanic or Latino (7 and 8.33%), and Unknown (6 and 7.14%).

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Pineville (61 and 72.6%) and Carolina School of Broadcasting (23 and 27.4%).

The most popular majors in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are General Cosmetology (61 and 72.6%) and Other Radio, Television, & Digital Communication (23 and 27.4%).

The median tuition costs in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 61 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was General Cosmetology with 61 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 61 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Pineville with 61 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

22
Degrees Awarded to Men
62
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 22 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, which is 0.355 times less than the 62 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    45 degrees awarded
  2. White
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC were to Black or African American students. These 45 degrees mean that there were 1.8 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was $253,400 in 2018, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $236,900 to $253,400, a 6.96% increase. The homeownership rate in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is 66.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$253,400
2018 Median
± $5,704
$236,900
2017 Median
± $4,096

In 2018, the median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew to to $253,400 from the previous year's value of $236,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$84,418
Median Household Income
± $1,989
46.5k
Number of Households
± 1,397

In 2018, the median household income of the 46.5k households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew to $84,418 from the previous year's value of $81,686.

The following chart displays the households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
2018 Homeownership
67.9%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.4% of the housing units in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    77.8%
  2. Worked At Home
    9.18%
  3. Carpooled
    8.15%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.18%) and those who Carpooled (8.15%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 62.4% on employee plans, 8.64% on Medicaid, 7.55% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1417 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1410 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1829 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Hertford County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Carolina.
1,417 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,417 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1,410 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Carolina.
$7,264
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Carolina
$3,859
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,225
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,260
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.8%
Uninsured
62.4%
Employer Coverage
8.64%
Medicaid
7.55%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC N/A by N/A from N/A% to 8.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 16.2% prevalence
  2. 16.1% prevalence
  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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