Randolph County PUMA, NC

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Population

142,827

0.168% growth

Median Age

41.5


Median Household Income

$43,598

1.37% growth

Poverty Rate

16.7%


Number of Employees

60,169

1.12% growth

Median Property Value

$119,500

0.505% growth

About

In 2017, Randolph County PUMA, NC had a population of 143k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $43,598. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Randolph County PUMA, NC grew from 142,588 to 142,827, a 0.168% increase and its median household income grew from $43,010 to $43,598, a 1.37% increase.

The population of Randolph County PUMA, NC is 79.7% White Alone, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.9% Black or African American Alone. 11.5% of the people in Randolph County PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Randolph County PUMA, NC are Randolph Community College (764 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Randolph County PUMA, NC is $119,500, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Randolph County PUMA, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Randolph County PUMA, NC is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Randolph County PUMA, NC employs 60.2k people. The largest industries in Randolph County PUMA, NC are Construction (3,650 people), Furniture & related product manufacturing (3,465 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,429 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($99,483), Paint, coating, & adhesive manufacturing ($80,975), and Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries ($79,408).

Median household income in Randolph County PUMA, NC is $43,598. Males in Randolph County PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,719. The income inequality in Randolph County PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.391, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,598

2017 value

± $978

1.37%

1 Year Growth

± 3.53%

Households in Randolph County PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $43,598, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,010 in 2016, which represents a 1.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,517

Average Male Salary

± $6,003

$36,719

Average Female Salary

± $4,842

In 2017, full-time male employees in Randolph County PUMA, NC made 1.24 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Randolph County 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. White

    $38,568 ± $3,923

  2. Two or More Races

    $29,308 ± $23,370

  3. American Indian

    $28,225 ± $26,946

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Randolph County PUMA, NC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.32 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.391

2017 Wage GINI

0.382

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Randolph County PUMA, NC was 0.391 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.35% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Randolph County PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,029, followed by Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC and Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC, with respective values of $103,475 and $102,529.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Randolph County PUMA, 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

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Randolph County PUMA, NC (23.5k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    17,266 ± 974

  2. Hispanic

    5,739 ± 596

  3. Black

    2,371 ± 330

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Randolph County PUMA, NC is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

60.2k

2017 Value

1.12%

1 Year growth

± 1.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Randolph County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 59.5k employees to 60.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Randolph County PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,175 people), Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors (1,496 people), and Registered nurses (1,488 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Randolph County PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Randolph County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,175 people), Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors (1,496 people), and Registered nurses (1,488 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Randolph County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders (51.9 times higher than expected), Adhesive bonding machine operators & tenders (37 times), and Upholsterers (36.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Randolph County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Insurance sales agents ($141,040), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives ($101,913), and Software developers, applications & systems software ($93,215).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.2k

2017 Value

1.12%

1 Year growth

± 1.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Randolph County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 59.5k employees to 60.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Randolph County PUMA, NC, are Construction (3,650 people), Furniture & related product manufacturing (3,465 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,429 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Randolph County PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Randolph County 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 Randolph County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Construction (3,650 people), Furniture & related product manufacturing (3,465 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,429 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Randolph County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills (119 times higher than expected), Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (45.6 times), and Furniture & related product manufacturing (20.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Randolph County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($99,483), Paint, coating, & adhesive manufacturing ($80,975), and Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries ($79,408).

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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. $50.4B

  2. $35.3B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $50.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($35.3B) and Machinery ($34.5B).

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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$407B

2015 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

55.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Carolina trade was $407B. This is expected to increase 55.4% 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. $25.6B

  2. $25.4B

  3. $25.2B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $25.6B, followed by Georgia with $25.4B and Virginia and $25.2B.

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

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Health

84.8% of the population of Randolph County PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Randolph County 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%).

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%).

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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

15.2%

Uninsured

42%

Employer Coverage

16.8%

Medicaid

13.2%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

1.35%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Randolph County PUMA, NC stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 15.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Randolph County PUMA, 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

Randolph County PUMA, NC is home to a population of 143k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Randolph County PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Randolph County PUMA, NC is composed of 114k White Alone residents (79.7%), 15.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.1%), 8.42k Black or African American Alone residents (5.9%), 2.3k Two or More Races residents (1.61%), 1.61k Asian Alone residents (1.12%), 408 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.286%), 372 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.26%), and 18 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0126%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Randolph County PUMA, NC are Spanish (13,727 speakers), Urdu (243 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (239 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Randolph County PUMA, NC was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Randolph County PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Randolph County PUMA, NC residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

6.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.18k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Randolph County PUMA, NC residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Randolph County PUMA, NC was 6.44%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    5,948 ± 1,854 people

  2. El Salvador

    605 ± 603 people

  3. Honduras

    418 ± 501 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Randolph County PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 5,948 Randolph County PUMA, NC residents, followed by El Salvador with 605 and Honduras with 418.

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Citizenship

95.2%

2017 Citizenship

95%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.2% of Randolph County PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Randolph County PUMA, NC was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    114k ± 208

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15.8k ± 1.39k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    8.42k ± 335

In 2017, there were 7.21 times more White Alone residents (114k people) in Randolph County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.8k Hispanic or Latino and 8.42k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Randolph County PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    13,727 speakers (10.2%)

  2. Urdu

    243 speakers (0.18%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    239 speakers (0.177%)

11.5% of Randolph County PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Randolph County PUMA, NC was Spanish. 10.2% of the overall population of Randolph County PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.18% speak Urdu and 0.177% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,719 ± 354

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,246 ± 257

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    872 ± 183

Randolph County PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Randolph County PUMA, NC awarded 764 degrees. The student population of Randolph County PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 987 male students and 1,709 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Randolph County PUMA, NC are White (594 and 78.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (79 and 10.4%), Black or African American (46 and 6.04%), and Two or More Races (31 and 4.07%).

The largest universities in Randolph County PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Randolph Community College (764 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Randolph County PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (87 and 11.4%), Machine Shop Technology (83 and 10.9%), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (75 and 9.82%).

The median tuition costs in Randolph County 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Randolph County PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 87 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

764 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Randolph County PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Randolph Community College with 764 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

364

Degrees Awarded to Men

400

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 364 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Randolph County PUMA, NC, which is 0.91 times less than the 400 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    594 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    46 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Randolph County PUMA, NC were to White students. These 594 degrees mean that there were 7.52 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 79 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Randolph County PUMA, NC was $119,500 in 2017, which is 0.549 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $118,900 to $119,500, a 0.505% increase. The homeownership rate in Randolph County PUMA, NC is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Randolph County PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Randolph County PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$43,598

Median Household Income

± $978

55.7k

Number of Households

± 1,526

In 2017, the median household income of the 55.7k households in Randolph County PUMA, NC grew to $43,598 from the previous year's value of $43,010.

The following chart displays the households in Randolph County 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$119,500

2017 Median

± $2,664

$118,900

2016 Median

± $2,953

In 2017, the median property value in Randolph County PUMA, NC grew to to $119,500 from the previous year's value of $118,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Randolph County 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 Randolph County PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Randolph County PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Randolph County PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%

2017 Homeownership

72.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.5% of the housing units in Randolph County PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Randolph 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 Randolph County PUMA, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Randolph County PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.79% of the workforce in Randolph County PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.02%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Randolph County PUMA, NC was Drove Alone (86.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.02%) and those who Worked At Home (2.53%).

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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