Cary Town PUMA, NC

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2020 Population
136,778
0.401% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.7
0.501% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
5.36%
4.47% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$94,290
2.69% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$351,700
7.23% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Cary Town PUMA, NC had a population of 137k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $94,290. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cary Town PUMA, NC grew from 136,232 to 136,778, a 0.401% increase and its median household income grew from $91,822 to $94,290, a 2.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cary Town PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.89%), White (Hispanic) (4.73%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.9%).

22.1% of the households in Cary Town PUMA, 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.

90.5% of the residents in Cary Town PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wake County (West Central)--Cary Town PUMA, NC are Shepherds Theological Seminary (32 degrees awarded in 2020) and Mitchells Academy (413972) (14 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Cary Town PUMA, NC was $351,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.9%.

Most people in Cary Town PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cary Town PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cary Town PUMA, NC is home to a population of 137k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 19.2% of Cary Town PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (26.2k people).

In 2020, there were 5.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.7k people) in Cary Town PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Cary Town PUMA, NC are Spanish (8,678 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,354 households), and Hindi (1,624 households).

Citizenship

90.5%
2020 Citizenship
90.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 90.5% of Cary Town PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cary Town PUMA, NC was 90.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cary Town PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.7k ± 2.67k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    17.9k ± 1.31k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.31k
9.13%
Hispanic Population
12.5k people

In 2020, there were 5.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.7k people) in Cary Town PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.13% of the people in Cary Town PUMA, NC are hispanic (12.5k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

19.2%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
26.2k people
19.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
26.2k people

As of 2020, 19.2% of Cary Town PUMA, NC residents (26.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cary Town PUMA, NC was 19.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,678 households (6.72%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,354 households (2.6%)
  3. Hindi
    1,624 households (1.26%)

22.1% of the households in Cary Town PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Cary Town PUMA, NC was Spanish. 6.72% of the households in Cary Town PUMA, NC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,660 ± 269
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,394 ± 415
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,285 ± 371

Cary Town PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Cary Town PUMA, NC employs 73.3k people. The largest industries in Cary Town PUMA, NC are Computer Systems Design (8,390 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,939 people), and Construction (3,442 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($264,675), Vocational rehabilitation services ($172,772), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($151,634).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,507
Women
44.4%
40,751
Men
55.6%

The workforce of Cary Town PUMA, NC in 2020 was 73,258 people, with 44.4% woman, and 55.6% men.

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Occupations

73.3k
2020 Value
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 2.07%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cary Town PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 71.8k employees to 73.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cary Town PUMA, NC, are Software developers (4,083 people), Other managers (3,299 people), and Postsecondary teachers (1,658 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cary Town PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

73.3k
2020 Value
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 2.07%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cary Town PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 71.8k employees to 73.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cary Town PUMA, NC, are Computer Systems Design (8,390 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,939 people), and Construction (3,442 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cary Town PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Cary Town PUMA, 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

$68,378
Median earning men ± $4,914
$43,402
Median earning women ± $1,998

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($101,333), Manufacturing ($97,191), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($96,110).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($77,656), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,019), and Public Administration ($67,607).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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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. $53.9B
  2. $49B
  3. $48.7B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.9B, followed by Machinery ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($48.7B).

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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$488B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
89.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $488B. This is expected to increase 89.6% to $926B by 2050.

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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. $35.1B
  2. $27B
  3. $18.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $35.1B, followed by Virginia with $27B and Georgia and $18.5B.

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

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Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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 13 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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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 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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In 2020, universities in Cary Town PUMA, NC awarded 46 degrees. The student population of Cary Town PUMA, NC in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 112 male students and 44 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cary Town PUMA, NC are White (41 and 93.2%), followed by Asian (1 and 2.27%), Black or African American (1 and 2.27%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 2.27%).

The largest universities in Cary Town PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Shepherds Theological Seminary (32 and 69.6%) and Mitchells Academy (413972) (14 and 30.4%).

The most popular majors in Wake County (West Central)--Cary Town PUMA, NC are Theological Studies (32 and 69.6%) and General Cosmetology (14 and 30.4%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.215% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.407% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Cary Town PUMA, NC in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (39.9k), Graduate Degree (26.2k), and Some college (16k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Cary Town PUMA, NC was $351,700 in 2020, which is 1.53 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $328,000 to $351,700, a 7.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Cary Town PUMA, NC is 61.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Cary Town PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cary Town PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cary Town PUMA, NC is $94,290. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Cary Town PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $119,316, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $112,777 and $104,395.

Property

$351,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,089
$33,840
Median Property Taxes
±$1,299

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 Cary Town PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

61.9%
Homeownership
2020
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 61.9% of the housing units in Cary Town PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cary Town PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $119,316, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $112,777 and $104,395.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Cary Town PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$94,290
Median Household Income
± $3,299
54.7k
Number of Households
± 1,813

In 2020, the median household income of the 54.7k households in Cary Town PUMA, NC grew to $94,290 from the previous year's value of $91,822.

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Wage Distribution

0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Cary Town PUMA, NC
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Cary Town PUMA, NC

In 2020, the income inequality in Cary Town PUMA, NC was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.87% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Cary Town PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cary Town PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.76%)

In 2020, 75.9% of workers in Cary Town PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.76%).

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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Commute Time

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cary Town PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.55% of the workforce in Cary Town PUMA, 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 Cary Town PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cary Town PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cary Town PUMA, NC (7.31k out of 136k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cary Town 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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92.8% of the population of Cary Town PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 62.8% on employee plans, 5.96% on Medicaid, 9.7% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 0.983% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1412 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1718 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 389 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1,412 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 43.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.22%
Uninsured
62.8%
Employer Coverage
5.96%
Medicaid
9.7%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
0.983%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cary Town PUMA, NC declined by 0.28% from 7.24% to 7.22%.

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