Craven County, NC

Add Comparison

Population

103,374

0.783% decline

Median Age

36.2


Median Household Income

$49,391

2.99% growth

Poverty Rate

15.4%


Number of Employees

40,286

0.526% decline

Median Property Value

$156,500

1.62% growth

About

In 2017, Craven County, NC had a population of 103k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $49,391. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Craven County, NC declined from 104,190 to 103,374, a -0.783% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,957 to $49,391, a 2.99% increase.

The population of Craven County, NC is 66% White Alone, 21% Black or African American Alone, and 7.13% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Craven County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Craven County, NC are Craven Community College (644 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Craven County, NC is $156,500, and the homeownership rate is 63.3%. Most people in Craven County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Craven County, NC is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Craven County, NC employs 40.3k people. The largest industries in Craven County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,717 people), Manufacturing (4,691 people), and Retail Trade (4,477 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,636), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,868), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,162).

Median household income in Craven County, NC is $49,391. Males in Craven County, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Craven County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,391

2017 value

± $1,367

2.99%

1 Year Growth

± 3.98%

Households in Craven County, NC have a median annual income of $49,391, 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 $47,957 in 2016, which represents a 2.99% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Craven County, NC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for North Carolina.

$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for North Carolina.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,267 ± $4,472

  2. White

    $49,962 ± $811

  3. Two or More Races

    $36,539 ± $3,942

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Craven County, NC is from North Carolina.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9610.01

  2. Census Tract 9604.03

  3. Census Tract 9611

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Craven County, NC was Census Tract 9610.01 with a value of $81,098, followed by Census Tract 9604.03 and Census Tract 9611, with respective values of $77,527 and $64,698.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Craven County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Craven County, NC (15.1k out of 98.1k 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 Males 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    6,671 ± 605

  2. Black

    6,585 ± 615

  3. Hispanic

    1,629 ± 306

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

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

40.3k

2017 Value

± 1,468

-0.526%

1 Year decline

± 5.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Craven County, NC declined at a rate of -0.526%, from 40.5k employees to 40.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Craven County, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,978 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,887 people), and Management Occupations (3,630 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Craven County, NC.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Craven County, NC, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,978 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,887 people), and Management Occupations (3,630 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Craven County, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.79 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.71 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.36 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Craven County, NC, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,043), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($73,097), and Legal Occupations ($66,324).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

40.3k

2017 Value

± 1,468

-0.526%

1 Year decline

± 5.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Craven County, NC declined at a rate of -0.526%, from 40.5k employees to 40.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Craven County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,717 people), Manufacturing (4,691 people), and Retail Trade (4,477 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Craven County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Craven County, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Craven County, NC, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,717 people), Manufacturing (4,691 people), and Retail Trade (4,477 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Craven County, NC has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.27 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.28 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.2 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Craven County, NC, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,636), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,868), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,162).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for North Carolina state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

88.1% of the population of Craven County, NC has health coverage, with 31.9% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 19.7% on non-group plans, and 10.3% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Craven County, NC see 1379 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.01% decrease from the previous year (1393 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1847 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 520 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

1,379 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Craven County, NC see an average of 1,379 patients per year. This represents a 1.01% decrease from the previous year (1,393 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Craven County, NC in comparison to neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Carolina.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

11.9%

Uninsured

31.9%

Employer Coverage

14%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

19.7%

Non-Group

10.3%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Craven County, NC declined by 12.1% from 13.6% to 11.9%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Craven County, NC is home to a population of 103k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.8% of Craven County, NC residents were born outside of the country (4.96k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Craven County, NC is composed of 68.3k White Alone residents (66%), 21.7k Black or African American Alone residents (21%), 7.37k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.13%), 2.93k Asian Alone residents (2.84%), 2.53k Two or More Races residents (2.45%), 473 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.458%), 47 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0455%), and 29 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0281%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Craven County, NC are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Craven County, NC was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Craven County, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Craven County, NC residents was 36.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.96k people

4.94%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.15k people

As of 2017, 4.8% of Craven County, NC residents (4.96k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Craven County, NC was 4.94%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Craven County, NC compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for North Carolina.

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    242,756 ± 11,950 people

  2. India

    60,392 ± 6,015 people

  3. Honduras

    34,513 ± 4,553 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Craven County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Craven County, NC was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Craven County, NC compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    68.3k ± 54

  2. Black or African American Alone

    21.7k ± 491

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.37k ± 1.01k

In 2017, there were 3.14 times more White Alone residents (68.3k people) in Craven County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American Alone and 7.37k 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 Craven County, NC as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Craven County, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Craven County, NC was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Craven County, NC are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,939 ± 299

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,856 ± 507

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,420 ± 258

Craven County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2016, universities in Craven County, NC awarded 644 degrees. The student population of Craven County, NC is skewed towards women, with 1,210 male students and 1,673 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Craven County, NC are White (442 and 69.6%), followed by Black or African American (93 and 14.6%), Hispanic or Latino (53 and 8.35%), and Two or More Races (21 and 3.31%).

The largest universities in Craven County, NC by number of degrees awarded are Craven Community College (644 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Craven County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (206 and 32%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (85 and 13.2%), and Medical Office Management (52 and 8.07%).

The median tuition costs in Craven 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.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Craven County, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 206 degrees awarded.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

644 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Craven County, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Craven Community College with 644 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

212

Degrees Awarded to Men

432

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 212 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Craven County, NC, which is 0.491 times less than the 432 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Craven County, NC by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    442 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    93 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    53 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Craven County, NC were to White students. These 442 degrees mean that there were 4.75 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 93 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Craven County, NC was $156,500 in 2017, which is 0.719 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $154,000 to $156,500, a 1.62% increase. The homeownership rate in Craven County, NC is 63.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Craven County, NC have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Craven County, 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.

$49,391

Median Household Income

± $1,367

40.6k

Number of Households

± 1,373

In 2017, the median household income of the 40.6k households in Craven County, NC grew to $49,391 from the previous year's value of $47,957.

The following chart displays the households in Craven County, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$156,500

2017 Median

± $3,378

$154,000

2016 Median

± $3,744

In 2017, the median property value in Craven County, NC grew to to $156,500 from the previous year's value of $154,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Craven County, 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 Craven County, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

63.3%

2017 Homeownership

63.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.3% of the housing units in Craven County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.3%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

20.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Craven County, NC have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.32% of the workforce in Craven County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Craven County, NC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.08%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Craven County, NC was Drove Alone (81%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Worked At Home (3.08%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart