Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC

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2019 Population
134,515
3.58% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.9
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
6.1%
6.57% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$86,863
2.9% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$273,800
8.05% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
68,191
3.32% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC had a population of 135k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $86,863. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew from 129,865 to 134,515, a 3.58% increase and its median household income grew from $84,418 to $86,863, a 2.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), White (Hispanic) (8.41%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%). 24.1% of the households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90.5% of the residents in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Empire Beauty School-Pineville (57 degrees awarded in 2019) and Carolina School of Broadcasting (22 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was $273,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.6%. Most people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 135k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 37.8% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (50.8k people).

In 2019, there were 2.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.6k people) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Spanish (13,777 speakers), Telugu (1,989 speakers), and Vietnamese (1,891 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.6k ± 1.77k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    29k ± 1.5k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.8k ± 1.12k
12.7%
Hispanic Population
17k people

In 2019, there were 2.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.6k people) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.7% of the people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are hispanic (17k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races 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
    13,777 speakers (11%)
  2. Telugu
    1,989 speakers (1.59%)
  3. Vietnamese
    1,891 speakers (1.51%)

24.1% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 11% of the overall population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 1.59% speak Telugu and 1.51% speak Vietnamese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

37.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
50.8k people
17.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
22.8k people

As of 2019, 37.8% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents (50.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 17.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 36.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    6,191 ± 1,887 people
  2. Mexico
    1,732 ± 1,015 people
  3. Honduras
    1,569 ± 967 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was India, the natal country of 6,191 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents, followed by Mexico with 1,732 and Honduras with 1,569.

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Citizenship

90.5%
2019 Citizenship
90.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.5% of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 90.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,320 ± 205
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,308 ± 272
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,229 ± 340

Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is $86,863. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC with a value of $119,228, followed by Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $115,363 and $108,344.

Males in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $63,018. The income inequality in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC employs 68.2k people. The largest industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Banking & related activities (4,408 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,008 people), and Construction (3,271 people), and the highest paying industries are Software publishing ($216,662), Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($158,741), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($128,089).

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,863
2019 value
± $2,171
2.9%
1 Year Growth
± 3.34%

Households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $86,863, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $84,418 in 2018, which represents a 2.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$86,904
Average Male Salary in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
± $12,044
$63,018
Average Female Salary in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
± $9,022

In 2019, full-time male employees in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
  1. Asian
    $74,235 ± $19,997
  2. White
    $73,109 ± $9,896
  3. Black
    $52,553 ± $11,706

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC.

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Wage Distribution

0.485
2019 Wage GINI in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC
0.491
2018 Wage GINI in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC

In 2019, the income inequality in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was 0.485 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.21% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC with a value of $119,228, followed by Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $115,363 and $108,344.

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

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC (8.17k out of 134k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

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
    3,903 ± 471
  2. Hispanic
    2,466 ± 353
  3. Black
    1,956 ± 346

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Matthews Town (South) 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

68.2k
2019 Value
3.32%
1 Year growth
± 3.32%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 66k employees to 68.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, are Other managers (2,222 people), Customer service representatives (1,998 people), and Cashiers (1,696 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 Other managers (2,222 people), Customer service representatives (1,998 people), and Cashiers (1,696 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 Flight attendants (6.14 times higher than expected), Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists (5.3 times), and Manicurists and pedicurists (4.72 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 ($372,713), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($187,242), and Chief executives & legislators ($173,992).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

68.2k
2019 Value
3.32%
1 Year growth
± 3.32%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 66k employees to 68.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, are Banking & related activities (4,408 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,008 people), and Construction (3,271 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 (4,408 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,008 people), and Construction (3,271 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Banking & related activities (4.75 times higher than expected), Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment manufacturing (3.87 times), and Spectator sports (3.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Software publishing ($216,662), Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($158,741), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($128,089).

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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. $54.1B
  2. $40B
  3. $36.8B

In 2018, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($40B) and Machinery ($36.8B).

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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$430B
2018 Value in North Carolina
$840B
Projected 2045 Value in North Carolina
95.4% growth

In 2018, total outbound North Carolina trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 95.4% to $840B 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. $28.2B
  2. $27.5B
  3. $24.4B

In 2018, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $28.2B, followed by South Carolina with $27.5B and Virginia and $24.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (46.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.74%). The most partisan county was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for North Carolina
49.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Carolina
  1. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Carolina was Graham County, NC with 78.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Carolina colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from North Carolina

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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC awarded 79 degrees. The student population of Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 37 male students and 99 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are Black or African American (50 and 63.3%), followed by White (19 and 24.1%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 6.33%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (2 and 2.53%).

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Pineville (57 and 72.2%) and Carolina School of Broadcasting (22 and 27.8%).

The most popular majors in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC are General Cosmetology (57 and 72.2%) and Other Radio, Television, & Digital Communication (22 and 27.8%).

The median tuition costs in Mecklenburg County (South)--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. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was General Cosmetology with 57 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 57 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Pineville with 57 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

20
Degrees Awarded to Men
59
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 20 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC, which is 0.339 times less than the 59 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded
  2. White
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Mecklenburg County (South)--Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was Black or African American students. These 50 degrees mean that there were 2.63 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC was $273,800 in 2019, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $253,400 to $273,800, a 8.05% increase. The homeownership rate in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is 66.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$273,800
2019 Median
± $4,977
$253,400
2018 Median
± $5,704

In 2019, the median property value in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew to to $273,800 from the previous year's value of $253,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Matthews Town (South) 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 Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$86,863
Median Household Income
± $2,171
47.6k
Number of Households
± 1,442

In 2019, the median household income of the 47.6k households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC grew to $86,863 from the previous year's value of $84,418.

The following chart displays the households in Matthews Town (South) 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

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%
2019 Homeownership
66.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 66.6% 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 66.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.36% of the workforce in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.98%)
  3. Carpooled (8.29%)

In 2019, 76.8% of workers in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.98%) and those who carpooled to work (8.29%).

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

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Health

91.4% of the population of Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 61.9% on employee plans, 8.92% on Medicaid, 7.82% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1412 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1718 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 389 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (27.2%). Additionally, Bladen County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (49.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1,412 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Carolina.
$7,264
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Carolina
$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

8.61%
Uninsured
61.9%
Employer Coverage
8.92%
Medicaid
7.82%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC declined by 2.15% from 8.8% to 8.61%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Matthews Town (South) 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. 27.2% prevalence
  2. 25.2% prevalence
  3. 23.2% prevalence

Jones County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 27.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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