Wayne County PUMA, NC

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2020 Population
123,753
0.151% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.6
0.529% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
18.7%
7.64% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,229
6.31% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$126,000
1.94% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
52,984
1.77% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Wayne County PUMA, NC had a population of 124k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $47,229. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Wayne County PUMA, NC grew from 123,567 to 123,753, a 0.151% increase and its median household income grew from $44,426 to $47,229, a 6.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.3%), White (Hispanic) (9.15%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.09%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.59%).

13.6% of the households in Wayne County 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.

94.7% of the residents in Wayne County PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wayne County PUMA, NC are Wayne Community College (1,555 degrees awarded in 2020) and University of Mount Olive (855 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Wayne County PUMA, NC was $126,000, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%.

Most people in Wayne County PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Wayne County PUMA, NC is home to a population of 124k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.01% of Wayne County PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (8.67k people).

In 2020, there were 1.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (65.5k people) in Wayne County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Wayne County PUMA, NC are Spanish (12,568 households), Haitian (594 households), and German (337 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
63,089
Women
50.9%
60,812
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 123,901 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

94.7%
2020 Citizenship
94.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.7% of Wayne County PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Wayne County PUMA, NC was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    65.5k ± 154
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    37.5k ± 576
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11.3k ± 515
12.1%
Hispanic Population
14.9k people

In 2020, there were 1.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (65.5k people) in Wayne County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.1% of the people in Wayne County PUMA, NC are hispanic (14.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,169 ± 1,364 people
  2. Guatemala
    1,101 ± 811 people
  3. Honduras
    534 ± 566 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wayne County PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 3,169 Wayne County PUMA, NC residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,101 and Honduras with 534.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.01%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
8.67k people
7.51%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.29k people

As of 2020, 7.01% of Wayne County PUMA, NC residents (8.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wayne County PUMA, NC was 7.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,568 households (10.9%)
  2. Haitian
    594 households (0.514%)
  3. German
    337 households (0.291%)

13.6% of the households in Wayne County PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Wayne County PUMA, NC was Spanish. 10.9% of the households in Wayne County 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-)
    3,736 ± 613
  2. Vietnam
    2,992 ± 357
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,537 ± 438

Wayne County PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Wayne County PUMA, NC employs 53k people. The largest industries in Wayne County PUMA, NC are Elementary & secondary schools (3,609 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,587 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,047 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($171,270), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($124,035), and Computer Systems Design ($105,948).

Males in Wayne County PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,747. The income inequality in Wayne County PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,478
Women
48.1%
27,506
Men
51.9%

The workforce of Wayne County PUMA, NC in 2020 was 52,984 people, with 48.1% woman, and 51.9% men.

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Occupations

53k
2020 Value
1.77%
1 Year growth
± 1.77%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Wayne County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.77%, from 52.1k employees to 53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wayne County PUMA, NC, are Cashiers (1,694 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,537 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,497 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wayne County PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53k
2020 Value
1.77%
1 Year growth
± 1.77%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Wayne County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.77%, from 52.1k employees to 53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wayne County PUMA, NC, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,609 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,587 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,047 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wayne County PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Wayne County 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

$35,467
Median earning men ± $1,943
$26,712
Median earning women ± $1,057

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,250), Wholesale Trade ($50,227), and Public Administration ($46,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($43,179), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,389), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($31,839).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $53.9B
  2. $49B
  3. $48.7B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.9B, followed by Machinery ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($48.7B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$488B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
89.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $488B. This is expected to increase 89.6% to $926B by 2050.

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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. $35.1B
  2. $27B
  3. $18.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $35.1B, followed by Virginia with $27B and Georgia and $18.5B.

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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.

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 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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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 North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Wayne County PUMA, NC awarded 2,410 degrees. The student population of Wayne County PUMA, NC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,893 male students and 3,344 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wayne County PUMA, NC are White (1,379 and 58.5%), followed by Black or African American (500 and 21.2%), Hispanic or Latino (306 and 13%), and Unknown (76 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Wayne County PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Wayne Community College (1,555 and 64.5%) and University of Mount Olive (855 and 35.5%).

The most popular majors in Wayne County PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (348 and 14.4%), General Business Administration & Management (313 and 13%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (139 and 5.77%).

The median tuition cost in Wayne County PUMA, NC for private four year colleges is $21,194.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Wayne County PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 61.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,237 (36.1% men and 63.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,237 students enrolled in Wayne County PUMA, NC, 36.1% men and 63.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,837 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 348 degree-majors awarded
  2. 58 degree-majors awarded
  3. 27 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wayne County PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 348 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,555 degrees awarded
  2. 855 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wayne Community College with 1,555 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,049 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wayne County PUMA, NC, which is 0.771 times less than the 1,361 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,379 degrees mean that there were 2.76 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 500 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 ($21,194) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.829% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.758% 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 Wayne County PUMA, NC in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (28.8k), Some college (24.5k), and Secondary Education (15.9k).

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The median property value in Wayne County PUMA, NC was $126,000 in 2020, which is 0.548 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $123,600 to $126,000, a 1.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Wayne County PUMA, NC is 62.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Wayne County PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wayne County PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wayne County PUMA, NC is $47,229. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Wayne County PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $119,316, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $112,777 and $104,395.

Property

$126,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,738
$30,294
Median Property Taxes
±$1,350

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wayne County PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
Homeownership
2020
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 62.9% of the housing units in Wayne County PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wayne County PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $119,316, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $112,777 and $104,395.

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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.
$47,229
Median Household Income
± $1,777
48.1k
Number of Households
± 1,588

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.1k households in Wayne County PUMA, NC grew to $47,229 from the previous year's value of $44,426.

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Wage Distribution

0.446
2020 Wage GINI in Wayne County PUMA, NC
0.446
2019 Wage GINI in Wayne County PUMA, NC

In 2020, the income inequality in Wayne County PUMA, NC was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0893% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wayne County PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wayne County PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (13.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.97%)

In 2020, 81.4% of workers in Wayne County PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.2%) and those who worked at home (2.97%).

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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wayne County PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in Wayne County 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 Wayne County PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wayne County PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wayne County PUMA, NC (22.6k out of 121k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wayne County PUMA, 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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87% of the population of Wayne County PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 32.4% on employee plans, 21% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 6.91% 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 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1412 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1718 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 389 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1,412 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
32.4%
Employer Coverage
21%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
15.9%
Non-Group
6.91%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wayne County PUMA, NC grew by 3.03% from 12.6% to 13%.

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