Johnston County PUMA, NC

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Population

186,295

2.28% growth

Median Age

37.9


Median Household Income

$54,616

5.06% growth

Number of Employees

83,901

4.44% growth

Median Property Value

$150,700

2.17% growth

About

In 2017, Johnston County PUMA, NC had a population of 186k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $54,616. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Johnston County PUMA, NC grew from 182,142 to 186,295, a 2.28% increase and its median household income grew from $51,986 to $54,616, a 5.06% increase.

The population of Johnston County PUMA, NC is 68.7% White Alone, 15.1% Black or African American Alone, and 13.3% Hispanic or Latino. 12% of the people in Johnston County PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Johnston County PUMA, NC are Johnston Community College (1,155 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Johnston County PUMA, NC is $150,700, and the homeownership rate is 71.7%. Most people in Johnston County PUMA, NC commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnston County PUMA, NC is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Johnston County PUMA, NC employs 83.9k people. The largest industries in Johnston County PUMA, NC are Construction (7,898 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,254 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,694 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($152,403), Not specified manufacturing industries ($132,773), and Public finance activities ($101,915).

Median household income in Johnston County PUMA, NC is $54,616. Males in Johnston County PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,763. The income inequality in Johnston County PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,616

2017 value

± $1,738

5.06%

1 Year Growth

± 4.24%

Households in Johnston County PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $54,616, 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 $51,986 in 2016, which represents a 5.06% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,231

Average Male Salary

± $5,533

$43,763

Average Female Salary

± $5,593

In 2017, full-time male employees in Johnston County PUMA, NC made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,154 ± $46,866

  2. American Indian

    $51,785 ± $38,839

  3. White

    $44,334 ± $4,084

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Johnston County PUMA, NC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.424

2017 Wage GINI

0.413

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Johnston County PUMA, NC was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.86% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnston County PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,029, followed by Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC and Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC, with respective values of $103,475 and $102,529.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnston County PUMA, NC (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

83.9k

2017 Value

4.44%

1 Year growth

± 4.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnston County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.44%, from 80.3k employees to 83.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnston County PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,608 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,435 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,226 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnston County PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Johnston County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,608 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,435 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,226 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Johnston County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Agricultural & food science technicians (7.17 times higher than expected), Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers (4.79 times), and Network & computer systems administrators (3.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Johnston County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($254,742), Physicians & surgeons ($165,069), and Pharmacists ($129,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

83.9k

2017 Value

4.44%

1 Year growth

± 4.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnston County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.44%, from 80.3k employees to 83.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnston County PUMA, NC, are Construction (7,898 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,254 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,694 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnston County PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Johnston County 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 Johnston County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Construction (7,898 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,254 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,694 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Johnston County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (9.02 times higher than expected), Administration of economic programs & space research (3.51 times), and Agricultural implement manufacturing (2.91 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Johnston County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($152,403), Not specified manufacturing industries ($132,773), and Public finance activities ($101,915).

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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 with $35.3B and Machinery and $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

N/A% of the population of Johnston County PUMA, NC has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Johnston County 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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1417 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1417 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1410 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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnston County PUMA, NC N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Johnston County PUMA, 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%.

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Diversity

Johnston County PUMA, NC is home to a population of 186k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Johnston County PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Johnston County PUMA, NC is composed of 128k White Alone residents (68.7%), 28.1k Black or African American Alone residents (15.1%), 24.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (13.3%), 3.16k Two or More Races residents (1.7%), 1.22k Asian Alone residents (0.656%), 922 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.495%), 151 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0811%), and 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00805%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Johnston County PUMA, NC are Spanish or Spanish Creole (18,363 speakers), Hindi (223 speakers), and German (182 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Johnston County PUMA, NC was 37.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Johnston County PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Johnston County PUMA, NC residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Johnston County PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Johnston County PUMA, NC was 7.45%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    8,373 ± 2,196 people

  2. Honduras

    1,224 ± 856 people

  3. Canada

    814 ± 699 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Johnston County PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 8,373 Johnston County PUMA, NC residents, followed by Honduras with 1,224 and Canada with 814.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of Johnston County PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Johnston County PUMA, NC was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    128k ± 106

  2. Black or African American Alone

    28.1k ± 571

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24.8k ± 1.95k

In 2017, there were 4.56 times more White Alone residents (128k people) in Johnston County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.1k Black or African American Alone and 24.8k 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 Johnston County PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    18,363 speakers (11%)

  2. Hindi

    223 speakers (0.134%)

  3. German

    182 speakers (0.109%)

12% of Johnston County PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Johnston County PUMA, NC was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 11% of the overall population of Johnston County PUMA, NC are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.134% speak Hindi and 0.109% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Johnston County PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Johnston County PUMA, NC awarded 1,155 degrees. The student population of Johnston County PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 1,371 male students and 2,532 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Johnston County PUMA, NC are White (768 and 67.2%), followed by Black or African American (188 and 16.4%), Hispanic or Latino (92 and 8.05%), and Unknown (64 and 5.6%).

The largest universities in Johnston County PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Johnston Community College (1,155 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Johnston County PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (290 and 25.1%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (152 and 13.2%), and Medical Office Management (66 and 5.71%).

The median tuition costs in Johnston County 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. 290 degrees awarded

  2. 36 degrees awarded

  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Johnston County PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 290 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,155 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Johnston County PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Johnston Community College with 1,155 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

524

Degrees Awarded to Men

631

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 524 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Johnston County PUMA, NC, which is 0.83 times less than the 631 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

    768 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    188 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    92 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Johnston County PUMA, NC were to White students. These 768 degrees mean that there were 4.09 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 188 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnston County PUMA, NC was $150,700 in 2017, which is 0.693 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $147,500 to $150,700, a 2.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnston County PUMA, NC is 71.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Johnston County PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Johnston County PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,616

Median Household Income

± $1,738

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Johnston County PUMA, NC grew to $54,616 from the previous year's value of $51,986.

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Housing

Property Value

$150,700

2017 Median

± $3,451

$147,500

2016 Median

± $3,229

In 2017, the median property value in Johnston County PUMA, NC grew to to $150,700 from the previous year's value of $147,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Johnston County 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 Johnston County PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.7%

2017 Homeownership

71.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.7% of the housing units in Johnston County PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

28.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnston County PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (28.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Johnston County PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Johnston County PUMA, NC was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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