Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC

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Population

125,043

3.77% growth

Median Age

36.9


Median Household Income

$81,686

3.77% growth

Number of Employees

61,931

4.84% growth

Median Property Value

$236,900

5.15% growth

About

In 2017, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC had a population of 125k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $81,686. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew from 120,505 to 125,043, a 3.77% increase and its median household income grew from $78,721 to $81,686, a 3.77% increase.

The population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is 54.1% White Alone, 20.2% Black or African American Alone, and 12.1% Hispanic or Latino. 22% of the people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 90.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Empire Beauty School-Pineville (44 degrees awarded in 2016) and Carolina School of Broadcasting (26 degrees).

The median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is $236,900, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC employs 61.9k people. The largest industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Banking & related activities (3,925 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,726 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,765 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($247,121), Other administrative & other support services ($187,847), and Software publishing ($140,665).

Median household income in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is $81,686. Males in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,812. The income inequality in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.491, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$81,686

2017 value

± $2,442

3.77%

1 Year Growth

± 4.05%

Households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $81,686, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $78,721 in 2016, which represents a 3.77% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$88,382

Average Male Salary

± $12,880

$60,812

Average Female Salary

± $9,536

In 2017, full-time male employees in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC made 1.45 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $73,029 ± $10,276

  2. Asian

    $67,257 ± $18,450

  3. Black

    $55,202 ± $14,353

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.491

2017 Wage GINI

0.484

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 0.491 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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 Matthews Town (South) 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

61.9k

2017 Value

4.84%

1 Year growth

± 4.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.84%, from 59.1k employees to 61.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, are Miscellaneous managers (2,768 people), Customer service representatives (1,653 people), and Retail salespersons (1,595 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,768 people), Customer service representatives (1,653 people), and Retail salespersons (1,595 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous personal appearance workers (4.07 times higher than expected), Financial analysts (3.78 times), and Database administrators (3.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($278,283), Chief executives & legislators ($188,611), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($151,840).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.9k

2017 Value

4.84%

1 Year growth

± 4.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 4.84%, from 59.1k employees to 61.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, are Banking & related activities (3,925 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,726 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,765 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Banking & related activities (3,925 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,726 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,765 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Management of companies & enterprises (5.02 times higher than expected), Banking & related activities (4.49 times), and Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment manufacturing (3.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($247,121), Other administrative & other support services ($187,847), and Software publishing ($140,665).

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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 Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Matthews Town (South) 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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

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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

Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 125k people, from which 90.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is composed of 67.6k White Alone residents (54.1%), 25.3k Black or African American Alone residents (20.2%), 15.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (12.1%), 12.4k Asian Alone residents (9.88%), 3.91k Two or More Races residents (3.13%), 285 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.228%), 212 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.17%), and 161 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.129%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Spanish or Spanish Creole (11,113 speakers), Other Asian Languages (2,013 speakers), and Chinese (1,412 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 36.9. 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 18%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    5,513 ± 1,782 people

  2. Mexico

    1,784 ± 1,030 people

  3. Honduras

    1,018 ± 780 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was India, the natal country of 5,513 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents, followed by Mexico with 1,784 and Honduras with 1,018.

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Citizenship

90.3%

2017 Citizenship

90.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.3% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 90.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    67.6k ± 1.47k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    25.3k ± 1.23k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15.2k ± 1.47k

In 2017, there were 2.67 times more White Alone residents (67.6k people) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.3k Black or African American Alone and 15.2k 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    11,113 speakers (10.4%)

  2. Other Asian Languages

    2,013 speakers (1.88%)

  3. Chinese

    1,412 speakers (1.32%)

22% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 10.4% of the overall population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.88% speak Other Asian Languages and 1.32% 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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Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC awarded 70 degrees. The student population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 45 male students and 144 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Black or African American (44 and 62.9%), followed by White (21 and 30%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 5.71%), and Two or More Races (1 and 1.43%).

The largest universities in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Pineville (44 and 62.9%) and Carolina School of Broadcasting (26 and 37.1%).

The most popular majors in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are General Cosmetology (44 and 62.9%) and Other Radio, Television, & Digital Communication (26 and 37.1%).

The median tuition costs in Matthews Town (South) 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. 44 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was General Cosmetology with 44 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Pineville with 44 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

19

Degrees Awarded to Men

51

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 19 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, which is 0.373 times less than the 51 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    44 degrees awarded

  2. White

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC were to Black or African American students. These 44 degrees mean that there were 2.1 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 21 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was $236,900 in 2017, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $225,300 to $236,900, a 5.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Matthews Town (South) 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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$81,686

Median Household Income

± $2,442

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew to $81,686 from the previous year's value of $78,721.

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Housing

Property Value

$236,900

2017 Median

± $4,096

$225,300

2016 Median

± $3,643

In 2017, the median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew to to $236,900 from the previous year's value of $225,300.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

67.9%

2017 Homeownership

67.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.9% of the housing units in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Matthews Town (South) 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

24.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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