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Iredell County, NC&

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1.47% growth
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Median Household Income
3.12% growth
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Number of Employees
2.7% growth
Median Property Value
1.8% growth

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The economy of Iredell County, NC employs 78,132 people. The economy of Iredell County, NC is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Manufacturing; and Retail trade, which employ respectively 3.44; 1.78; and 1.25 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Iredell County, NC are Manufacturing (14,363), Retail trade (11,245), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (9,470), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($84,490), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($72,438), and Finance & Insurance ($55,171).

Median household income in Iredell County, NC is $53,937. Males in Iredell County, NC have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,744. The income inequality of Iredell County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Iredell County, NC. In Iredell County, NC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 69 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,634. Robeson County, NC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in North Carolina.


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Iredell County, NC is home to a population of 167,493 people, from which 95.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Iredell County, NC is composed of 128,348 White residents (76.6%), 20,274 Black residents (12.1%), 12,130 Hispanic residents (7.24%), 4,020 Asian residents (2.4%), and 1,890 Two+ residents (1.13%). The most common foreign languages in Iredell County, NC are Spanish (9,969 speakers), Other Asian (817 speakers), and Hmong (642 speakers), but compared to other places, Iredell County, NC has a relative high number of Hmong (642 speakers), Laotian (188 speakers), and Other Asian (817 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Iredell County, NC awarded 1,411 degrees. The student population of Iredell County, NC is skewed away from females, with 920 male students and 491 female students. Most students in Iredell County, NC are White (977 and 69.2%), followed by Black or African American (199 and 14.1%), Hispanic or Latino (128 and 9.1%), and Two or more races (39 and 2.76%). The largest universities in Iredell County, NC by number of graduates are NASCAR Technical Institute (687 and 48.7%), Mitchell Community College (678 and 48.1%), and Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology (46 and 3.26%). The most popular majors in Iredell County, NC are Automobile Mechanics Technology (687 and 48.7%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Iredell 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.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Iredell County, NC is $169,300, which is 0.83 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $166,300 to $169,300, a 1.8% increase. The homeownership rate of Iredell County, NC is 71.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Iredell County, NC have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Iredell County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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