South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC

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Population

100,480

0.791% decline

Poverty Rate

16.9%


Median Age

45.4


Median Household Income

$41,374

1.93% growth

Number of Employees

39,680

1.12% growth

Median Property Value

$132,000

4.02% growth

About

In 2017, South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC had a population of 100k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $41,374. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC declined from 101,281 to 100,480, a -0.791% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,590 to $41,374, a 1.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.92%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.52%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.43%). 5.38% of the people in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are Martin Community College (139 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is $132,000, and the homeownership rate is 69.5%. Most people in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC employs 39.7k people. The largest industries in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are Restaurants & Food Services (3,580 people), Construction (2,635 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,237 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($111,546), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($88,258), and Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores ($87,624).

Median household income in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is $41,374. Males in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,432. The income inequality in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,374

2017 value

± $831

1.93%

1 Year Growth

± 3.09%

Households in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $41,374, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,590 in 2016, which represents a 1.93% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,400

Average Male Salary

± $9,128

$35,432

Average Female Salary

± $6,506

In 2017, full-time male employees in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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

  1. Asian

    $82,334 ± $152,321

  2. Two or More Races

    $46,933 ± $74,743

  3. American Indian

    $39,108 ± $76,298

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.75 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.434

2017 Wage GINI

0.421

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.05% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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 South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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 South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC (16.5k out of 97.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black

    8,753 ± 715

  2. White

    6,846 ± 600

  3. Hispanic

    1,144 ± 287

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is Black, followed by White 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

39.7k

2017 Value

1.12%

1 Year growth

± 1.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 39.2k employees to 39.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,499 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,333 people), and Cashiers (1,310 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,499 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,333 people), and Cashiers (1,310 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing & hunting workers (22.9 times higher than expected), Logging workers (21.3 times), and Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators (5.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($242,786), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($103,488), and Computer & information systems managers ($85,637).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

39.7k

2017 Value

1.12%

1 Year growth

± 1.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 39.2k employees to 39.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,580 people), Construction (2,635 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,237 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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 South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,580 people), Construction (2,635 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,237 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (17.2 times higher than expected), Logging (17.1 times), and Ship & boat building (14.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Legal services ($111,546), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($88,258), and Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores ($87,624).

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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. $54.9B

  2. $41.2B

  3. $40B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($41.2B) and Machinery ($40B).

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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$443B

2020 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

42.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 42.7% 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. $28.4B

  2. $28.1B

  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $28.4B, followed by Virginia with $28.1B and Georgia and $28B.

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

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Health

84% of the population of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 31.4% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 17.2% on non-group plans, and 1.15% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC 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

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1,417 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

16%

Uninsured

31.4%

Employer Coverage

20%

Medicaid

14.3%

Medicare

17.2%

Non-Group

1.15%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 16%.

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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%.

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Diversity

South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is home to a population of 100k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 3.15% of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (3.19k people).

In 2017, there were 1.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.9k people) in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are Spanish (4,189 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (198 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (186 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was 45.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.19k people

3.26%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

3.32k people

As of 2016, 3.15% of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC residents (3.19k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was 3.26%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,378 ± 905 people

  2. Cuba

    337 ± 450 people

  3. Guatemala

    201 ± 348 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 1,378 South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC residents, followed by Cuba with 337 and Guatemala with 201.

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Citizenship

97.5%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.5% of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    60.9k ± 108

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    31.7k ± 432

  3. White (Hispanic)

    2.93k ± 520

In 2017, there were 1.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.9k people) in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    4,189 speakers (4.38%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    198 speakers (0.207%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    186 speakers (0.194%)

5.38% of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was Spanish. 4.38% of the overall population of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.207% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.194% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,855 ± 289

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    768 ± 171

  3. Korea

    519 ± 119

South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC awarded 139 degrees. The student population of South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 299 male students and 538 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are Unknown (55 and 39.6%), followed by White (45 and 32.4%), Black or African American (39 and 28.1%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Martin Community College (139 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (38 and 27.3%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (19 and 13.7%), and Physical Therapy Technician (13 and 9.35%).

The median tuition costs in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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. 27 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

139 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Martin Community College with 139 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

44

Degrees Awarded to Men

95

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 44 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC, which is 0.463 times less than the 95 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    55 degrees awarded

  2. White

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    39 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC were to Unknown students. These 55 degrees mean that there were 1.22 times more Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 45 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was $132,000 in 2017, which is 0.575 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,900 to $132,000, a 4.02% increase. The homeownership rate in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is 69.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$132,000

2017 Median

± $8,137

$126,900

2016 Median

± $6,980

In 2017, the median property value in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC grew to to $132,000 from the previous year's value of $126,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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 South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$41,374

Median Household Income

± $831

41.5k

Number of Households

± 1,355

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.5k households in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC grew to $41,374 from the previous year's value of $40,590.

The following chart displays the households in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%

2017 Homeownership

69.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.5% of the housing units in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.13% of the workforce in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC was Drove Alone (81.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.8%) and those who Worked At Home (4.23%).

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 South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South & West Albemarle Sound & Northern Outer Banks Regions PUMA, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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