Congressional District 4, NC

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2019 Population
873,270
0.193% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Representative
David Price
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
35.2
0.283% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
11.2%
6.83% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$75,687
4.05% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$300,900
3.58% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 4, NC had a population of 873k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $75,687. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 4, NC grew from 871,589 to 873,270, a 0.193% increase and its median household income grew from $72,739 to $75,687, a 4.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 4, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.33%), White (Hispanic) (5.41%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.69%). 21.6% of the households in Congressional District 4, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

90.4% of the residents in Congressional District 4, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 4, NC was $300,900, and the homeownership rate was 55.7%. Most people in Congressional District 4, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 4, NC was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 4, NC is home to a population of 873k people, from which 90.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 31.2% of Congressional District 4, NC residents were born outside of the country (272k people).

In 2019, there were 2.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (477k people) in Congressional District 4, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 192k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 81.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Congressional District 4, NC are Spanish (80,888 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (14,373 speakers), and Hindi (6,747 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 4, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    477k ± 9.01k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    192k ± 8.26k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    81.5k ± 4.59k
11.4%
Hispanic Population
99.2k people

In 2019, there were 2.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (477k people) in Congressional District 4, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 192k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 81.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.4% of the people in Congressional District 4, NC are hispanic (99.2k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    80,888 speakers (9.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    14,373 speakers (1.74%)
  3. Hindi
    6,747 speakers (0.817%)

21.6% of Congressional District 4, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Congressional District 4, NC was Spanish. 9.8% of the overall population of Congressional District 4, NC are native Spanish speakers. 1.74% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.817% speak Hindi, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
272k people
14.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
130k people

As of 2019, 31.2% of Congressional District 4, NC residents (272k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 4, NC was 14.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 4, NC was 35.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Congressional District 4, NC are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 4, NC residents was 35.

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Citizenship

90.4%
2019 Citizenship
92.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.4% of Congressional District 4, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 4, NC was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    8,915 ± 1,893
  2. Vietnam
    7,788 ± 1,133
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,020 ± 1,719

Congressional District 4, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 4, NC is $75,687. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 4, NC was Census Tract 28 with a value of $244,539, followed by Census Tract 29.05 and Census Tract 517, with respective values of $226,983 and $212,115.

The economy of Congressional District 4, NC employs 467k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 4, NC are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (70,336 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (57,982 people), and Educational Services (54,157 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($120,535), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,974), and Utilities ($72,940).

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,687
2019 value
± $2,258
4.05%
1 Year Growth
± 4.46%

Households in Congressional District 4, NC have a median annual income of $75,687, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,739 in 2018, which represents a 4.05% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 4, NC (92.7k out of 825k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    44,704 ± 1,909
  2. Black
    29,561 ± 1,600
  3. Hispanic
    19,031 ± 1,289

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 4, NC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

467k
2019 Value
± 13,135
−2.48%
1 Year decline
± 4.04%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 4, NC declined at a rate of −2.48%, from 479k employees to 467k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 4, NC, are Management Occupations (60,112 people), Sales & Related Occupations (43,165 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (37,888 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 4, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 4, NC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (60,112 people), Sales & Related Occupations (43,165 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (37,888 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 4, NC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,043), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,405), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,373).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

467k
2019 Value
± 13,135
−2.48%
1 Year decline
± 4.04%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 4, NC declined at a rate of −2.48%, from 479k employees to 467k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 4, NC, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (70,336 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (57,982 people), and Educational Services (54,157 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 4, NC, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 4, 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 Congressional District 4, NC, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (70,336 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (57,982 people), and Educational Services (54,157 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 4, NC, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($120,535), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,974), and Utilities ($72,940).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 4, NC is currently represented by David Price 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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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 Congressional District 4, NC

David Price
District 4 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 4, NC is currently represented by David Price (Democratic Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 4, NC was $300,900 in 2019, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $290,500 to $300,900, a 3.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 4, NC is 55.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 4, NC have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 4, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$300,900
2019 Median
± $8,330
$290,500
2018 Median
± $5,524

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 4, NC grew to to $300,900 from the previous year's value of $290,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 4, 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 Congressional District 4, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$75,687
Median Household Income
± $2,258
338k
Number of Households
± 9,935

In 2019, the median household income of the 338k households in Congressional District 4, NC grew to $75,687 from the previous year's value of $72,739.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 4, 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 Congressional District 4, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 4, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

55.7%
2019 Homeownership
56.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 55.7% of the housing units in Congressional District 4, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 4, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 4, NC have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in Congressional District 4, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (10%)
  3. Carpooled (7.42%)

In 2019, 76.7% of workers in Congressional District 4, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10%) and those who carpooled to work (7.42%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 4, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 4, NC have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

9.26%
Uninsured
58%
Employer Coverage
10.5%
Medicaid
9.22%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
1.04%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 4, NC grew by 8.96% from 8.49% to 9.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 4, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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