James City, NC

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Population

5,882

2.55% growth

Median Age

44


Median Household Income

$49,545

3.87% growth

Poverty Rate

15.9%


Number of Employees

2,506

5.21% growth

Median Property Value

$150,300

2.18% growth

About

In 2017, James City, NC had a population of 5.88k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $49,545. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of James City, NC grew from 5,736 to 5,882, a 2.55% increase and its median household income grew from $47,700 to $49,545, a 3.87% increase.

The population of James City, NC is 76.8% White Alone, 13.3% Black or African American Alone, and 7.45% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in James City, NC speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in James City, NC is $150,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.7%. Most people in James City, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in James City, NC is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of James City, NC employs 2.51k people. The largest industries in James City, NC are Retail Trade (311 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (302 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (288 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($65,152), Transportation & Warehousing ($62,031), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,719).

Median household income in James City, NC is $49,545. Males in James City, 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 James City, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,545

2017 value

± $4,518

3.87%

1 Year Growth

± 12%

Households in James City, NC have a median annual income of $49,545, 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 $47,700 in 2016, which represents a 3.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$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.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for James City, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in James City, NC was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in James City, NC (914 out of 5.74k 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 Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    683 ± 184

  2. Hispanic

    246 ± 152

  3. Two Or More

    92 ± 102

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in James City, NC is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

2.51k

2017 Value

± 374

5.21%

1 Year growth

± 19.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in James City, NC grew at a rate of 5.21%, from 2.38k employees to 2.51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in James City, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (332 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (266 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (189 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of James City, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of James City, NC, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (332 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (266 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (189 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, James City, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (3.57 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.31 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of James City, NC, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($250,001), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,641), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($81,389).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.51k

2017 Value

± 374

5.21%

1 Year growth

± 19.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in James City, NC grew at a rate of 5.21%, from 2.38k employees to 2.51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in James City, NC, are Retail Trade (311 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (302 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (288 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of James City, NC, though some of these residents may live in James City, 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 James City, NC, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (311 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (302 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (288 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, James City, NC has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.85 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.64 times), and Utilities (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in James City, NC, by median earnings, are Information ($65,152), Transportation & Warehousing ($62,031), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,719).

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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. $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.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$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.

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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. $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).

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Health

83.2% of the population of James City, NC has health coverage, with 29% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 21.3% on non-group plans, and 5.96% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in James City, 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

16.8%

Uninsured

29%

Employer Coverage

16.7%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

21.3%

Non-Group

5.96%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in James City, NC declined by 2.94% from 17.3% to 16.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in James City, 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. 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.

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Diversity

James City, NC is home to a population of 5.88k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.01% of James City, NC residents were born outside of the country (118 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of James City, NC is composed of 4.52k White Alone residents (76.8%), 785 Black or African American Alone residents (13.3%), 438 Hispanic or Latino residents (7.45%), 134 Two or More Races residents (2.28%), 9 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.153%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in James City, NC are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.6

28

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in James City, NC was 44. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in James City, NC are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all James City, NC residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.01%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

118 people

2.53%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

145 people

As of 2017, 2.01% of James City, NC residents (118 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 James City, NC was 2.53%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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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.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

97.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of James City, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in James City, NC was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.52k ± 404

  2. Black or African American Alone

    785 ± 372

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    438 ± 336

In 2017, there were 5.75 times more White Alone residents (4.52k people) in James City, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 785 Black or African American Alone and 438 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 James City, 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 James City, NC was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of James City, NC are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    348 ± 123

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    173 ± 85

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    172 ± 96

James City, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in James City, NC was $150,300 in 2017, which is 0.691 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $147,100 to $150,300, a 2.18% increase. The homeownership rate in James City, NC is 77.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in James City, NC have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in James City, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,545

Median Household Income

± $4,518

2.37k

Number of Households

± 321

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.37k households in James City, NC grew to $49,545 from the previous year's value of $47,700.

The following chart displays the households in James City, 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$150,300

2017 Median

± $8,782

$147,100

2016 Median

± $9,451

In 2017, the median property value in James City, NC grew to to $150,300 from the previous year's value of $147,100.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.7%

2017 Homeownership

77.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.7% of the housing units in James City, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in James City, NC have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in James City, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.2%

  2. Carpooled

    12.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.83%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in James City, NC was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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