Congressional District 12, NC

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Population
880,550
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Representative
Alma Adams
Democratic Party
Median Age
34

Median Household Income
$57,605
Median Property Value
$212,400

About

In 2018, Congressional District 12, NC had a population of 881k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $57,605.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 12, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.9%), Other (Hispanic) (7.05%), White (Hispanic) (6.86%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.5%). 22% of the people in Congressional District 12, NC speak a non-English language, and 89.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Congressional District 12, NC is $212,400, and the homeownership rate is 51.9%. Most people in Congressional District 12, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 12, NC is 2 cars per household.

Civics

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.

Congressional District 12, NC is currently represented by 1 member 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.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

Alma Adams
District 12 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 12, NC is currently represented by Alma Adams (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 12, NC have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Congressional District 12, NC is home to a population of 881k people, from which 89.1% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Congressional District 12, NC residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 1.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (345k people) in Congressional District 12, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 325k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 62.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Congressional District 12, NC are Spanish (110,534 speakers), Other Languages of Asia (5,970 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (5,469 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 12, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    345k ± 8.03k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    325k ± 6.56k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    62.1k ± 7.42k
15.5%
Hispanic Population
136k people

In 2018, there were 1.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (345k people) in Congressional District 12, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 325k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 62.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.5% of the people in Congressional District 12, NC are hispanic (136k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 12, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    110,534 speakers (13.5%)
  2. Other Languages of Asia
    5,970 speakers (0.727%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    5,469 speakers (0.666%)

22% of Congressional District 12, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Congressional District 12, NC was Spanish. 13.5% of the overall population of Congressional District 12, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.727% speak Other Languages of Asia and 0.666% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Congressional District 12, NC was 34. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39.

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Citizenship

89.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2018, 89.1% of Congressional District 12, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,279 ± 1,987
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,367 ± 1,522
  3. Vietnam
    8,878 ± 1,392

Congressional District 12, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 12, NC is $57,605. In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 12, NC was Congressional District 4, NC with a value of $72,739, followed by Congressional District 2, NC and Congressional District 9, NC, with respective values of $71,232 and $61,156.

The economy of Congressional District 12, NC employs N/A people. The largest industries in Congressional District 12, NC are Finance & Insurance (52,368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (49,113 people), and Retail Trade (48,501 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($87,250), Finance & Insurance ($70,272), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,117).

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,605
2018 value
± $1,827

Households in Congressional District 12, NC have a median annual income of $57,605, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 12, NC was Congressional District 4, NC with a value of $72,739, followed by Congressional District 2, NC and Congressional District 9, NC, with respective values of $71,232 and $61,156.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 12, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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 Congressional District 12, 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 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 12, NC is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Congressional District 12, NC.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 12, NC, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 12, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 12, NC, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 12, NC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,476), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,960), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,336).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Congressional District 12, NC.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 12, NC, are Finance & Insurance (52,368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (49,113 people), and Retail Trade (48,501 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 12, NC, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 12, 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 Congressional District 12, NC, by number of employees, are Finance & Insurance (52,368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (49,113 people), and Retail Trade (48,501 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 12, NC, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($87,250), Finance & Insurance ($70,272), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,117).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 12, NC was $212,400 in 2018, which is 0.925 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 12, NC is 51.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Congressional District 12, NC have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Congressional District 12, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$212,400
2018 Median
± $5,326

In 2018, the median property value in Congressional District 12, NC was $212,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 12, 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 Congressional District 12, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$57,605
Median Household Income
± $1,827
337k
Number of Households
± 9,501

In 2018, the median household income of the 337k households in Congressional District 12, NC was $57,605.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 12, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 12, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 12, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2018, 51.9% of the housing units in Congressional District 12, NC were occupied by their owner.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 12, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 12, NC have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Congressional District 12, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    75.2%
  2. Carpooled
    9.61%
  3. Worked At Home
    8.42%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Congressional District 12, NC was Drove Alone (75.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.61%) and those who Worked At Home (8.42%).

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

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 12, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 12, NC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

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

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 12, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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