Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC

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Population

116,718

1.97% growth

Poverty Rate

9.82%


Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$69,952

5.84% growth

Number of Employees

56,136

2.57% growth

Median Property Value

$201,900

3.8% growth

About

In 2017, Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC had a population of 117k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $69,952. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC grew from 114,466 to 116,718, a 1.97% increase and its median household income grew from $66,090 to $69,952, a 5.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), White (Hispanic) (8.38%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.36%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%). 12.8% of the people in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 94.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are Wake Technical Community College (6,075 degrees awarded in 2017) and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (757 degrees).

The median property value in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is $201,900, and the homeownership rate is 74.6%. Most people in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC employs 56.1k people. The largest industries in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are Construction (3,847 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,779 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,521 people), and the highest paying industries are Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($136,590), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($129,539), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($128,801).

Median household income in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is $69,952. Males in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,068. The income inequality in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,952

2017 value

± $2,442

5.84%

1 Year Growth

± 4.54%

Households in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $69,952, 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 $66,090 in 2016, which represents a 5.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$64,978

Average Male Salary

± $8,370

$50,068

Average Female Salary

± $6,637

In 2017, full-time male employees in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,994 ± $5,826

  2. Asian

    $50,501 ± $32,277

  3. Black

    $39,698 ± $10,897

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.437

2017 Wage GINI

0.447

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.27% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,229, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, with respective values of $107,888 and $101,088.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC (11.4k out of 116k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 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

    7,074 ± 746

  2. Hispanic

    3,291 ± 573

  3. Black

    3,172 ± 525

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.1k

2017 Value

2.57%

1 Year growth

± 2.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 2.57%, from 54.7k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, are Miscellaneous managers (2,379 people), Customer service representatives (1,801 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,799 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,379 people), Customer service representatives (1,801 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,799 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer network architects (4.26 times higher than expected), Electrical & electronics engineers (3.67 times), and Civil engineers (3.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($254,161), Medical & health services managers ($136,193), and Chief executives & legislators ($131,991).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.1k

2017 Value

2.57%

1 Year growth

± 2.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 2.57%, from 54.7k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, are Construction (3,847 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,779 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,521 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns 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 Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Construction (3,847 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,779 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,521 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers (4.45 times higher than expected), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing (4.15 times), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (4.07 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($136,590), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($129,539), and Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($128,801).

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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. $54.9B

  2. $41.2B

  3. $40B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($41.2B) and Machinery ($40B).

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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$443B

2020 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

42.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 42.7% 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. $28.4B

  2. $28.1B

  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $28.4B, followed by Virginia with $28.1B and Georgia and $28B.

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

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Health

88.7% of the population of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 8.49% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 1.98% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns 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

11.3%

Uninsured

53.6%

Employer Coverage

10.8%

Medicaid

8.49%

Medicare

13.8%

Non-Group

1.98%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 11.3%.

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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%.

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Diversity

Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is home to a population of 117k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 8.56% of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (9.79k people).

In 2017, there were 3.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.3k people) in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.78k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are Spanish (9,467 speakers), Arabic (646 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (414 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, 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 40. But people in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.56%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.79k people

8.96%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

10.1k people

As of 2016, 8.56% of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC residents (9.79k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was 8.96%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,860 ± 1,500 people

  2. Colombia

    380 ± 478 people

  3. India

    357 ± 463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 3,860 Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC residents, followed by Colombia with 380 and India with 357.

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Citizenship

94.5%

2017 Citizenship

94.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.5% of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    78.3k ± 1.83k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    19.7k ± 1.06k

  3. White (Hispanic)

    9.78k ± 1.21k

In 2017, there were 3.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.3k people) in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.78k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    9,467 speakers (8.73%)

  2. Arabic

    646 speakers (0.596%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    414 speakers (0.382%)

12.8% of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was Spanish. 8.73% of the overall population of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.596% speak Arabic and 0.382% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,879 ± 333

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,824 ± 332

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,307 ± 271

Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC awarded 6,832 degrees. The student population of Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 11,372 male students and 12,480 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are White (3,840 and 58.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,408 and 21.3%), Hispanic or Latino (670 and 10.1%), and Asian (246 and 3.73%).

The largest universities in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Wake Technical Community College (6,075 and 88.9%) and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (757 and 11.1%).

The most popular majors in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,252 and 18.3%), Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (785 and 11.5%), and General Business Administration & Management (626 and 9.16%).

The median tuition costs in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns 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

Most Common

  1. 751 degrees awarded

  2. 490 degrees awarded

  3. 399 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications with 751 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 6,075 degrees awarded

  2. 757 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wake Technical Community College with 6,075 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,531

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,301

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 3,531 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC, which is 1.07 times more than the 3,301 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

    3,840 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,408 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    670 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC were to White students. These 3,840 degrees mean that there were 2.73 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,408 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was $201,900 in 2017, which is 0.879 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $194,500 to $201,900, a 3.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is 74.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$201,900

2017 Median

± $5,010

$194,500

2016 Median

± $4,125

In 2017, the median property value in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC grew to to $201,900 from the previous year's value of $194,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns 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 Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k 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.

$69,952

Median Household Income

± $2,442

42.5k

Number of Households

± 1,496

In 2017, the median household income of the 42.5k households in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC grew to $69,952 from the previous year's value of $66,090.

The following chart displays the households in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.6%

2017 Homeownership

74.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.6% of the housing units in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.5%

  2. Carpooled

    8.92%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.54%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC was Drove Alone (82.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.92%) and those who Worked At Home (6.54%).

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 Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Garner (South) & Fuquay-Varina Towns PUMA, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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