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Anson County, NC&

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0.96% decline
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Median Household Income
4.3% growth
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2.79% growth
Median Property Value
3.9% growth


The economy of Anson County, NC employs 10,151 people. The economy of Anson County, NC is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Manufacturing; and Utilities, which employ respectively 5.05; 2.25; and 1.46 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Anson County, NC are Manufacturing (2,366), Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,352), and Retail trade (977), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($46,350), Transportation & Warehousing ($42,321), and Educational Services ($42,197).

Median household income in Anson County, NC is $34,656. Males in Anson County, NC have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $32,444. The income inequality of Anson County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Anson County, NC. In Anson County, NC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 43 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,069. Robeson County, NC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in North Carolina.


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Anson County, NC is home to a population of 25,883 people, from which 97.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Anson County, NC is composed of 12,612 Black residents (48.7%), 11,671 White residents (45.1%), 940 Hispanic residents (3.63%), 301 Asian residents (1.16%), and 284 Two+ residents (1.1%). The most common foreign languages in Anson County, NC are Spanish (865 speakers), Hmong (215 speakers), and Urdu (56 speakers), but compared to other places, Anson County, NC has a relative high number of Hmong (215 speakers), Urdu (56 speakers), and French (54 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Anson County, NC awarded 522 degrees. The student population of Anson County, NC is skewed towards females, with 146 male students and 376 female students. Most students in Anson County, NC are White (368 and 70.5%), followed by Black or African American (58 and 11.1%), Hispanic or Latino (57 and 10.9%), and Unknown (14 and 2.68%). The largest universities in Anson County, NC by number of graduates are South Piedmont Community College (522 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Anson County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (142 and 27.2%), Medical Office Management (26 and 4.98%), and Registered Nursing (20 and 3.83%). The median tuition costs in Anson County, 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.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anson County, NC is $79,900, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $76,900 to $79,900, a 3.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Anson County, NC is 65%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Anson County, NC have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Anson County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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