Brunswick County PUMA, NC

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Population

122,586

2.87% growth

Median Age

51.9


Median Household Income

$51,164

3.66% growth

Number of Employees

44,802

4.38% growth

Median Property Value

$194,700

2.74% growth

About

In 2017, Brunswick County PUMA, NC had a population of 123k people with a median age of 51.9 and a median household income of $51,164. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brunswick County PUMA, NC grew from 119,167 to 122,586, a 2.87% increase and its median household income grew from $49,356 to $51,164, a 3.66% increase.

The population of Brunswick County PUMA, NC is 81.6% White Alone, 10.5% Black or African American Alone, and 4.74% Hispanic or Latino. 6.42% of the people in Brunswick County PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brunswick County PUMA, NC are Brunswick Community College (435 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Brunswick County PUMA, NC is $194,700, and the homeownership rate is 77.2%. Most people in Brunswick County PUMA, NC commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Brunswick County PUMA, NC is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Brunswick County PUMA, NC employs 44.8k people. The largest industries in Brunswick County PUMA, NC are Construction (4,785 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,955 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,022 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($141,783), Furniture & related product manufacturing ($120,704), and Computer Systems Design ($109,304).

Median household income in Brunswick County PUMA, NC is $51,164. Males in Brunswick County PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,388. The income inequality in Brunswick County PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,164

2017 value

± $1,371

3.66%

1 Year Growth

± 3.93%

Households in Brunswick County PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $51,164, 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 $49,356 in 2016, which represents a 3.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,335

Average Male Salary

± $11,314

$40,388

Average Female Salary

± $6,897

In 2017, full-time male employees in Brunswick County PUMA, NC made 1.47 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $44,633 ± $6,909

  2. Asian

    $40,360 ± $54,006

  3. Two or More Races

    $32,181 ± $30,005

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Brunswick County PUMA, NC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.474

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Brunswick County PUMA, NC was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.95% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Brunswick County PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Brunswick 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 Brunswick 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.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brunswick County PUMA, NC (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

44.8k

2017 Value

4.38%

1 Year growth

± 4.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brunswick County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.38%, from 42.9k employees to 44.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brunswick County PUMA, NC, are Retail salespersons (1,678 people), Cashiers (1,446 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,175 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brunswick County PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brunswick County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (1,678 people), Cashiers (1,446 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,175 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Brunswick County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Insulation workers (13.5 times higher than expected), Pest control workers (8.91 times), and Ship & boat captains & operators (6.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brunswick County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Dentists ($352,893), Physicians & surgeons ($245,148), and Marketing & sales managers ($172,719).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

44.8k

2017 Value

4.38%

1 Year growth

± 4.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Brunswick County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.38%, from 42.9k employees to 44.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brunswick County PUMA, NC, are Construction (4,785 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,955 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,022 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brunswick County PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Brunswick 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 Brunswick County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Construction (4,785 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,955 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,022 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Brunswick County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Electric power generation, transmission & distribution (5.84 times higher than expected), Gift, novelty, & souvenir shops (4.19 times), and Logging (4.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brunswick County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($141,783), Furniture & related product manufacturing ($120,704), and Computer Systems Design ($109,304).

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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 with $35.3B and Machinery and $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

N/A% of the population of Brunswick County PUMA, NC has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Brunswick 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%).

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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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brunswick County PUMA, NC N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brunswick 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

Brunswick County PUMA, NC is home to a population of 123k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Brunswick County PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Brunswick County PUMA, NC is composed of 100k White Alone residents (81.6%), 12.9k Black or African American Alone residents (10.5%), 5.82k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.74%), 2.43k Two or More Races residents (1.98%), 779 Asian Alone residents (0.635%), 426 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.348%), 123 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.1%), and 103 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.084%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Brunswick County PUMA, NC are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,901 speakers), German (273 speakers), and Other Pacific Island Languages (258 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Brunswick County PUMA, NC was 51.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Brunswick County PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Brunswick County PUMA, NC residents was 51.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Brunswick County PUMA, NC residents 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 Brunswick County PUMA, NC was 4.3%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,911 ± 1,065 people

  2. Germany

    332 ± 447 people

  3. Canada

    223 ± 366 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Brunswick County PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 1,911 Brunswick County PUMA, NC residents, followed by Germany with 332 and Canada with 223.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Brunswick 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 Brunswick County PUMA, NC was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    100k ± 95

  2. Black or African American Alone

    12.9k ± 347

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.82k ± 847

In 2017, there were 7.77 times more White Alone residents (100k people) in Brunswick County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.9k Black or African American Alone and 5.82k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,901 speakers (4.44%)

  2. German

    273 speakers (0.247%)

  3. Other Pacific Island Languages

    258 speakers (0.234%)

6.42% of Brunswick County PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Brunswick County PUMA, NC was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.44% of the overall population of Brunswick County PUMA, NC are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.247% speak German and 0.234% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Brunswick County PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Brunswick County PUMA, NC awarded 435 degrees. The student population of Brunswick County PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 531 male students and 869 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brunswick County PUMA, NC are White (335 and 77%), followed by Black or African American (51 and 11.7%), Hispanic or Latino (23 and 5.29%), and Two or More Races (15 and 3.45%).

The largest universities in Brunswick County PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Brunswick Community College (435 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Brunswick County PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (197 and 45.3%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (37 and 8.51%), and Registered Nursing (20 and 4.6%).

The median tuition costs in Brunswick 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 Brunswick County PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 197 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

435 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Brunswick County PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brunswick Community College with 435 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

162

Degrees Awarded to Men

273

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 162 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brunswick County PUMA, NC, which is 0.593 times less than the 273 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

    335 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    51 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Brunswick County PUMA, NC were to White students. These 335 degrees mean that there were 6.57 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 51 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brunswick County PUMA, NC was $194,700 in 2017, which is 0.895 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $189,500 to $194,700, a 2.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Brunswick County PUMA, NC is 77.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Brunswick County PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Brunswick County PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$51,164

Median Household Income

± $1,371

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Brunswick County PUMA, NC grew to $51,164 from the previous year's value of $49,356.

The following chart displays the households in Brunswick 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 N/A range.

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Housing

Property Value

$194,700

2017 Median

± $5,052

$189,500

2016 Median

± $5,469

In 2017, the median property value in Brunswick County PUMA, NC grew to to $194,700 from the previous year's value of $189,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brunswick 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 Brunswick County PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.2%

2017 Homeownership

75.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.2% of the housing units in Brunswick County PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brunswick County PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.82% of the workforce in Brunswick County PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Brunswick County PUMA, NC was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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