Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
575,412
1.41% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
Median Age
37.2

Poverty Rate
14.9%

Median Household Income
$62,114
1.38% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$250,200
6.74% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
296,137
3.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Durham-Chapel Hill, NC had a population of 575k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $62,114. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC grew from 567,428 to 575,412, a 1.41% increase and its median household income grew from $61,271 to $62,114, a 1.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.5%), White (Hispanic) (8.17%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.02%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%). 0% of the households in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 92.4% of the residents in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (9,660 degrees awarded in 2019), Duke University (6,528 degrees), and North Carolina Central University (1,730 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was $250,200, and the homeownership rate was 62%. Most people in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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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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 Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (46.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.74%). The most partisan county was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for North Carolina
49.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Carolina
  1. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Carolina was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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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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Diversity

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC is home to a population of 575k people, from which 92.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 11.9% of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC residents were born outside of the country (68.5k people).

In 2018, there were 2.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (314k people) in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 147k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 47k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    314k ± 532
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    147k ± 3.1k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    47k ± 4.47k
11.6%
Hispanic Population
66.8k people

In 2018, there were 2.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (314k people) in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 147k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 47k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are hispanic (66.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
68.5k people
11.8%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
66.9k people

As of 2018, 11.9% of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC residents (68.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was 11.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Durham-Chapel Hill, NC residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    220,441 ± 11,405 people
  2. India
    77,725 ± 6,819 people
  3. Honduras
    43,980 ± 5,138 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 220,441 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 77,725 and Honduras with 43,980.

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Citizenship

92.4%
2018 Citizenship
91.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 92.4% of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was 91.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,443 ± 1,460
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,223 ± 1,391
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,050 ± 1,001

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC is $62,114. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was Union County, NC with a value of $80,337, followed by Wake County, NC and Chatham County, NC, with respective values of $79,970 and $74,959.

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,401. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC employs 296k people. The largest industries in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (49,914 people), Educational Services (48,555 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,813 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,106), Finance & Insurance ($68,165), and Utilities ($67,264).

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,114
2018 value
± $2,014
1.38%
1 Year Growth
± 4.35%

Households in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC have a median annual income of $62,114, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,271 in 2017, which represents a 1.38% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,597
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,174
$48,401
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $831

In 2019, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.33 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.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Carolina
  1. Asian
    $65,628 ± $4,429
  2. White
    $54,443 ± $852
  3. Two or More Races
    $37,867 ± $3,715

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Carolina.

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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Durham-Chapel Hill, NC is from North Carolina.
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2018 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2019, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.426% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was Union County, NC with a value of $80,337, followed by Wake County, NC and Chatham County, NC, with respective values of $79,970 and $74,959.

The following map shows all of the counties in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (79.5k out of 532k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    39,232 ± 1,471
  2. Black
    28,566 ± 1,454
  3. Hispanic
    17,210 ± 1,081

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Durham-Chapel Hill, 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.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

296k
2018 Value
± 9,959
3.06%
1 Year growth
± 4.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC grew at a rate of 3.06%, from 287k employees to 296k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, are Management Occupations (32,681 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (26,122 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (24,127 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (32,681 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (26,122 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (24,127 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Durham-Chapel Hill, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.42 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.48 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($78,375), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,058), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,613).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

296k
2018 Value
± 9,959
3.06%
1 Year growth
± 4.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC grew at a rate of 3.06%, from 287k employees to 296k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (49,914 people), Educational Services (48,555 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,813 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, though some of these residents may live in Durham-Chapel Hill, 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (49,914 people), Educational Services (48,555 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,813 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Durham-Chapel Hill, NC has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.78 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.38 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,106), Finance & Insurance ($68,165), and Utilities ($67,264).

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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. $54.1B
  2. $40B
  3. $36.8B

In 2018, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($40B) and Machinery ($36.8B).

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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$430B
2018 Value in North Carolina
$840B
Projected 2045 Value in North Carolina
95.4% growth

In 2018, total outbound North Carolina trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 95.4% to $840B 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. $28.2B
  2. $27.5B
  3. $24.4B

In 2018, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $28.2B, followed by South Carolina with $27.5B and Virginia and $24.4B.

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

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Education

In 2019, universities in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC awarded 19,964 degrees. The student population of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC is skewed towards women, with 25,501 male students and 36,523 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are White (9,890 and 56.3%), followed by Black or African American (2,962 and 16.9%), Asian (1,893 and 10.8%), and Hispanic or Latino (1,415 and 8.05%).

The largest universities in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC by number of degrees awarded are University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (9,660 and 48.4%), Duke University (6,528 and 32.7%), and North Carolina Central University (1,730 and 8.67%).

The most popular majors in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are General Business Administration & Management (2,433 and 12.2%), General Biological Sciences (776 and 3.89%), and General Psychology (754 and 3.78%).

The median tuition costs in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC are $30,340 for private four year colleges, and $5,374 and $25,317 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 759 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 677 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 579 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was General Biological Sciences with 759 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,660 degrees awarded
  2. 6,528 degrees awarded
  3. 1,730 degrees awarded
$5,374
Median In-State Public
$30,340
Median Private

In 2019, the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with 9,660 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

8,768
Degrees Awarded to Men
11,196
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 8,768 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, which is 0.783 times less than the 11,196 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,890 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,962 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,893 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was White students. These 9,890 degrees mean that there were 3.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,962 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC was $250,200 in 2018, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $234,400 to $250,200, a 6.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC is 62%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$250,200
2018 Median
± $7,896
$234,400
2017 Median
± $6,874

In 2018, the median property value in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC grew to to $250,200 from the previous year's value of $234,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Durham-Chapel Hill, 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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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.
$62,114
Median Household Income
± $2,014
226k
Number of Households
± 8,122

In 2018, the median household income of the 226k households in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC grew to $62,114 from the previous year's value of $61,271.

The following chart displays the households in Durham-Chapel Hill, 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

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Durham-Chapel Hill, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62%
2018 Homeownership
59%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 62% of the housing units in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59%.

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

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (75.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.73%)

In 2018, 75.8% of workers in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.6%) and those who worked at home (6.73%).

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 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

89.2% of the population of Durham-Chapel Hill, NC has health coverage, with 50.4% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.903% 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.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (27.2%). Additionally, Bladen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (49.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

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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%).

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.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Carolina
$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

10.8%
Uninsured
50.4%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
0.903%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC grew by 3.22% from 10.5% to 10.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Durham-Chapel Hill, 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. 27.2% prevalence
  2. 25.2% prevalence
  3. 23.2% prevalence

Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 27.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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