Weldon, NC

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,536
0.787% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.4
18.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
29.4%
12.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$37,330
8.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$90,200
13.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
514
3.42% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Weldon, NC had a population of 1.54k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $37,330. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Weldon, NC grew from 1,524 to 1,536, a 0.787% increase and its median household income grew from $34,375 to $37,330, a 8.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Weldon, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (75.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (21.5%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.586%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.391%).

None of the households in Weldon, 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.

99.5% of the residents in Weldon, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Weldon, NC are Halifax Community College (423 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Weldon, NC was $90,200, and the homeownership rate was 52.2%.

Most people in Weldon, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Weldon, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Weldon, NC is home to a population of 1.54k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.586% of Weldon, NC residents were born outside of the country (9 people).

In 2022, there were 3.52 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.17k people) in Weldon, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 331 White (Non-Hispanic) and 22 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Weldon, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Weldon, NC was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Weldon, NC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.17k ± 297
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    331 ± 139
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    22 ± 44
0.391%
Hispanic Population
6 people

In 2022, there were 3.52 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.17k people) in Weldon, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 331 White (Non-Hispanic) and 22 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.391% of the people in Weldon, NC are hispanic (6 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.586%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9 people
0.722%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11 people

As of 2022, 0.586% of Weldon, NC residents (9 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Weldon, NC was 0.722%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    11 ± 22
  2. Vietnam
    11 ± 18
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6 ± 16

Weldon, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Weldon, NC employs 514 people. The largest industries in Weldon, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (114 people), Retail Trade (75 people), and Manufacturing (74 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($60,761), Utilities ($58,750), and Educational Services ($57,917).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

514
2022 Value
± 131
3.42%
1 Year growth
± 35.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Weldon, NC grew at a rate of 3.42%, from 497 employees to 514 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Weldon, NC, are Management Occupations (58 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (56 people), and Production Occupations (50 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Weldon, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

514
2022 Value
± 131
3.42%
1 Year growth
± 35.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Weldon, NC grew at a rate of 3.42%, from 497 employees to 514 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Weldon, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (114 people), Retail Trade (75 people), and Manufacturing (74 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Weldon, NC, though some of these residents may live in Weldon, 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

$38,750
Median earning men ± $9,276
$26,146
Median earning women ± $9,958

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($61,739), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,865), Manufacturing ($32,250), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($17,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

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 14 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Weldon, NC awarded 423 degrees. The student population of Weldon, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 327 male students and 668 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Weldon, NC are Black or African American (201 and 47.7%), followed by White (161 and 38.2%), Unknown (22 and 5.23%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 4.75%).

The largest universities in Weldon, NC by number of degrees awarded are Halifax Community College (423 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Weldon, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (81 and 19.1%), Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology (56 and 13.2%), and Medical Office Management (55 and 13%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 995 students enrolled in Weldon, NC, 32.9% men and 67.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 456 records, of which 69.1% were women and 30.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 81 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Weldon, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 81 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Weldon, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
423 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Halifax Community College with 423 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 160 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Weldon, NC, which is 0.608 times less than the 263 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 201 degrees mean that there were 1.25 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 161 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,432) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($176) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Weldon, NC was $90,200 in 2022, which is 0.32 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $79,400 to $90,200, a 13.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Weldon, NC is 52.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Weldon, NC have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Weldon, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$90,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,168
$283
Median Property Taxes
±$68

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 Weldon, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Weldon, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52.2%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.2% of the housing units in Weldon, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9301
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Weldon, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$37,330
Median Household Income
± $6,332
542
Number of Households
± 111

In 2022, the median household income of the 542 households in Weldon, NC grew to $37,330 from the previous year's value of $34,375.

The following chart displays the households in Weldon, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Weldon, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (16.7%)
  3. Walked (2.33%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Weldon, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.7%) and those who walked to work (2.33%).

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Weldon, NC have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.83% of the workforce in Weldon, 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 Weldon, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Weldon, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

29.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Weldon, NC (438 out of 1.49k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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

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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Health

86.8% of the population of Weldon, NC has health coverage, with 25.1% on employee plans, 31.6% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Halifax County, NC see 1923 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1945 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2911 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 603 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,923 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Halifax County, NC

Primary care physicians in Halifax County, NC see an average of 1,923 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,945 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.1% under 18 years, 24.3% between 18 and 34 years, 34.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.3% were men and 54.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.2%
Uninsured
25.1%
Employer Coverage
31.6%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
1.54%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Weldon, NC declined by 10.5% from 14.8% to 13.2%.

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