Weldon, NC

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Population

1,793

4.92% growth

Poverty Rate

30.6%


Median Age

45.4


Median Household Income

$36,089

2.19% decline

Number of Employees

677

11.7% growth

Median Property Value

$99,000

0.202% growth

About

In 2017, Weldon, NC had a population of 1.79k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $36,089. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Weldon, NC grew from 1,709 to 1,793, a 4.92% increase and its median household income declined from $36,898 to $36,089, a -2.19% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Weldon, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (68.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.6%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.28%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.725%), and White (Hispanic) (0.446%). N/A% of the people in Weldon, NC speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Weldon, NC are Halifax Community College (616 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Weldon, NC is $99,000, and the homeownership rate is 66.6%. Most people in Weldon, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Weldon, NC is 4 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for North Carolina. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Weldon, NC employs 677 people. The largest industries in Weldon, NC are Manufacturing (162 people), Public Administration (102 people), and Retail Trade (100 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,583), Transportation & Warehousing ($44,583), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,750).

Median household income in Weldon, NC is $36,089. Males in Weldon, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Weldon, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,089

2017 value

± $6,206

-2.19%

1 Year Growth

± 25.9%

Households in Weldon, NC have a median annual income of $36,089, 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 $36,898 in 2016, which represents a -2.19% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,267 ± $4,472

  2. White

    $49,962 ± $811

  3. Two or More Races

    $36,539 ± $3,942

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Weldon, NC is from North Carolina.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9301

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Weldon, NC was Census Tract 9301 with a value of $30,893, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Weldon, 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

30.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Weldon, NC (529 out of 1.73k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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

    510 ± 132

  2. White

    19 ± 58

  3. Hispanic

    13 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Weldon, 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

677

2017 Value

± 137

11.7%

1 Year growth

± 25.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Weldon, NC grew at a rate of 11.7%, from 606 employees to 677 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Weldon, NC, are Sales & Related Occupations (101 people), Production Occupations (100 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (85 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Weldon, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Weldon, NC, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (101 people), Production Occupations (100 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (85 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Weldon, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.73 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.2 times), and Production Occupations (2.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Weldon, NC, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($153,250), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($122,917), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($53,603).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

677

2017 Value

± 137

11.7%

1 Year growth

± 25.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Weldon, NC grew at a rate of 11.7%, from 606 employees to 677 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Weldon, NC, are Manufacturing (162 people), Public Administration (102 people), and Retail Trade (100 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Weldon, NC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (162 people), Public Administration (102 people), and Retail Trade (100 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Weldon, NC has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.23 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.36 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Weldon, NC, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,583), Transportation & Warehousing ($44,583), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,750).

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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

89.6% of the population of Weldon, NC has health coverage, with 33.4% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Weldon, NC see 1692 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.24% increase from the previous year (1655 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3045 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 796 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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1,692 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Halifax County, NC see an average of 1,692 patients per year. This represents a 2.24% increase from the previous year (1,655 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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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

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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

10.4%

Uninsured

33.4%

Employer Coverage

24.8%

Medicaid

15.2%

Medicare

14.5%

Non-Group

1.62%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Weldon, NC declined by 10.4% from 11.6% to 10.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Weldon, 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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Diversity

Weldon, NC is home to a population of 1.79k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.613% of Weldon, NC residents were born outside of the country (11 people).

In 2017, there were 2.39 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.23k people) in Weldon, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 513 White (Non-Hispanic) and 23 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.9

66

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Weldon, NC was 45.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 66. But people in Weldon, NC are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Weldon, NC residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.613%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11 people

0.702%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12 people

As of 2017, 0.613% of Weldon, NC residents (11 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Weldon, NC was 0.702%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    242,756 ± 11,950 people

  2. India

    60,392 ± 6,015 people

  3. Honduras

    34,513 ± 4,553 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

99.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.8% of Weldon, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Weldon, NC was 99.9%, 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)

    1.23k ± 293

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    513 ± 132

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    23 ± 23.3

In 2017, there were 2.39 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.23k people) in Weldon, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 513 White (Non-Hispanic) and 23 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Weldon, NC as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    23 ± 26

  2. World War II

    20 ± 29

  3. Korea

    10 ± 15

Weldon, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Weldon, NC awarded 616 degrees. The student population of Weldon, NC is skewed towards women, with 431 male students and 682 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Weldon, NC are Black or African American (292 and 47.4%), followed by White (261 and 42.4%), Hispanic or Latino (32 and 5.19%), and Two or More Races (14 and 2.27%).

The largest universities in Weldon, NC by number of degrees awarded are Halifax Community College (616 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Weldon, NC are General Business Administration & Management (96 and 15.6%), Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology (84 and 13.6%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (47 and 7.63%).

The median tuition costs in Weldon, 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Weldon, NC was Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology with 63 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Weldon, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

616 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Weldon, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Halifax Community College with 616 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

392

Degrees Awarded to Men

224

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 392 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Weldon, NC, which is 1.75 times more than the 224 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    292 degrees awarded

  2. White

    261 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Weldon, NC were to Black or African American students. These 292 degrees mean that there were 1.12 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 261 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Weldon, NC was $99,000 in 2017, which is 0.431 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $98,800 to $99,000, a 0.202% increase. The homeownership rate in Weldon, NC is 66.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Weldon, NC have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Weldon, NC is higher than the national average, with an average of 4 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$99,000

2017 Median

± $17,158

$98,800

2016 Median

± $17,236

In 2017, the median property value in Weldon, NC grew to to $99,000 from the previous year's value of $98,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Weldon, 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 Weldon, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k 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.

$36,089

Median Household Income

± $6,206

697

Number of Households

± 117

In 2017, the median household income of the 697 households in Weldon, NC declined from $36,089 from the previous year's value of $36,898.

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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Weldon, NC 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.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%

2017 Homeownership

66.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.6% of the housing units in Weldon, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

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

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Weldon, NC have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.85% of the workforce in Weldon, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.6%

  2. Carpooled

    15.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Weldon, NC was Drove Alone (79.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (15.9%) and those who Worked At Home (3.66%).

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

4 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 4 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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