Mecklenburg County, NC

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2019 Population
1.11M
1.5% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
35.4
0.568% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.6%
8.55% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$69,072
7.98% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$271,500
7.31% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
607,305
3.46% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Mecklenburg County, NC had a population of 1.11M people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $69,072. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mecklenburg County, NC grew from 1.09M to 1.11M, a 1.5% increase and its median household income grew from $63,967 to $69,072, a 7.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mecklenburg County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (46%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.2%), Other (Hispanic) (6.55%), White (Hispanic) (6.22%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.71%). 20% of the households in Mecklenburg County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90.2% of the residents in Mecklenburg County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County, NC are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (8,035 degrees awarded in 2019), Central Piedmont Community College (3,423 degrees), and Queens University of Charlotte (767 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC was $271,500, and the homeownership rate was 56%. Most people in Mecklenburg County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Mecklenburg County, 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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Start Year
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−5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a −5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Mecklenburg County, NC is home to a population of 1.11M people, from which 90.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 36.1% of Mecklenburg County, NC residents were born outside of the country (401k people).

In 2019, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (511k people) in Mecklenburg County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 346k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 72.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mecklenburg County, NC are Spanish (122,191 speakers), Vietnamese (7,957 speakers), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (6,097 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mecklenburg County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    511k ± 1.09k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    346k ± 4.33k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    72.7k ± 7.87k
13.8%
Hispanic Population
153k people

In 2019, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (511k people) in Mecklenburg County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 346k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 72.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.8% of the people in Mecklenburg County, NC are hispanic (153k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mecklenburg County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    122,191 speakers (11.8%)
  2. Vietnamese
    7,957 speakers (0.767%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    6,097 speakers (0.588%)

20% of Mecklenburg County, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Mecklenburg County, NC was Spanish. 11.8% of the overall population of Mecklenburg County, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.767% speak Vietnamese and 0.588% speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

36.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
401k people
14.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
158k people

As of 2019, 36.1% of Mecklenburg County, NC residents (401k 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 Mecklenburg County, NC was 14.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Mecklenburg County, NC was 35.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Mecklenburg County, NC are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Mecklenburg County, NC residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    220,441 ± 11,405 people
  2. India
    77,725 ± 6,819 people
  3. Honduras
    43,980 ± 5,138 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 220,441 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 77,725 and Honduras with 43,980.

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Citizenship

90.2%
2019 Citizenship
90%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.2% of Mecklenburg County, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Mecklenburg County, NC was 90%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,897 ± 1,504
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,702 ± 1,799
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,170 ± 1,688

Mecklenburg County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Mecklenburg County, NC is $69,072. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mecklenburg County, NC was Census Tract 28 with a value of $244,539, followed by Census Tract 29.05 and Census Tract 58.46, with respective values of $226,983 and $193,036.

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,401. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mecklenburg County, NC employs 607k people. The largest industries in Mecklenburg County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,039 people), Finance & Insurance (63,855 people), and Retail Trade (62,612 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($81,358), Utilities ($79,450), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,764).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,072
2019 value
± $2,224
7.98%
1 Year Growth
± 4.25%

Households in Mecklenburg County, NC have a median annual income of $69,072, 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 $63,967 in 2018, which represents a 7.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,597
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,174
$48,401
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $831

In 2019, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Carolina
  1. Asian
    $65,628 ± $4,429
  2. White
    $54,443 ± $852
  3. Two or More Races
    $37,867 ± $3,715

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Carolina.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mecklenburg County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2018 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2019, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.426% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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. Census Tract 28
  2. Census Tract 29.05
  3. Census Tract 58.46

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mecklenburg County, NC was Census Tract 28 with a value of $244,539, followed by Census Tract 29.05 and Census Tract 58.46, with respective values of $226,983 and $193,036.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mecklenburg County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mecklenburg County, NC (123k out of 1.06M 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 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. Black
    50,300 ± 1,822
  2. White
    44,100 ± 1,554
  3. Hispanic
    30,955 ± 1,291

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mecklenburg County, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

607k
2019 Value
± 14,369
3.46%
1 Year growth
± 3.22%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mecklenburg County, NC grew at a rate of 3.46%, from 587k employees to 607k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mecklenburg County, NC, are Management Occupations (78,456 people), Sales & Related Occupations (71,829 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (61,817 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mecklenburg County, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mecklenburg County, NC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (78,456 people), Sales & Related Occupations (71,829 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (61,817 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mecklenburg County, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.63 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.6 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (1.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mecklenburg County, NC, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($81,898), Management Occupations ($81,047), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,454).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

607k
2019 Value
± 14,369
3.46%
1 Year growth
± 3.22%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mecklenburg County, NC grew at a rate of 3.46%, from 587k employees to 607k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mecklenburg County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,039 people), Finance & Insurance (63,855 people), and Retail Trade (62,612 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mecklenburg County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Mecklenburg County, 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 Mecklenburg County, NC, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,039 people), Finance & Insurance (63,855 people), and Retail Trade (62,612 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mecklenburg County, NC has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.26 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.51 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mecklenburg County, NC, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($81,358), Utilities ($79,450), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,764).

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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 Mecklenburg County, NC went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 62.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.9%), followed by Other (4.82%). 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Mecklenburg County, NC
62.3% for the Democratic 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, NC awarded 14,289 degrees. The student population of Mecklenburg County, NC is skewed towards women, with 26,493 male students and 30,543 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mecklenburg County, NC are White (7,406 and 56.2%), followed by Black or African American (2,913 and 22.1%), Hispanic or Latino (1,297 and 9.84%), and Asian (668 and 5.07%).

The largest universities in Mecklenburg County, NC by number of degrees awarded are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (8,035 and 56.2%), Central Piedmont Community College (3,423 and 24%), and Queens University of Charlotte (767 and 5.37%).

The most popular majors in Mecklenburg County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,257 and 8.8%), General Business Administration & Management (855 and 5.98%), and Computer Science (636 and 4.45%).

The median tuition costs in Mecklenburg County, NC are $33,054 for private four year colleges, and $8,530 and $15,247 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 463 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 448 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 427 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mecklenburg County, NC was Computer Science with 463 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,035 degrees awarded
  2. 3,423 degrees awarded
  3. 767 degrees awarded
$8,530
Median In-State Public
$33,054
Median Private

In 2019, the Mecklenburg County, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of North Carolina at Charlotte with 8,035 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6,290
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,999
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 6,290 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mecklenburg County, NC, which is 0.786 times less than the 7,999 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Mecklenburg County, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,406 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,913 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,297 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Mecklenburg County, NC was White students. These 7,406 degrees mean that there were 2.54 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,913 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC was $271,500 in 2019, which is 1.13 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $253,000 to $271,500, a 7.31% increase. The homeownership rate in Mecklenburg County, NC is 56%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Mecklenburg County, NC have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mecklenburg County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$271,500
2019 Median
± $6,497
$253,000
2018 Median
± $5,975

In 2019, the median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC grew to to $271,500 from the previous year's value of $253,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mecklenburg County, 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 Mecklenburg County, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$69,072
Median Household Income
± $2,224
426k
Number of Households
± 10,984

In 2019, the median household income of the 426k households in Mecklenburg County, NC grew to $69,072 from the previous year's value of $63,967.

The following chart displays the households in Mecklenburg County, 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 Mecklenburg County, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mecklenburg County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56%
2019 Homeownership
55.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 56% of the housing units in Mecklenburg County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mecklenburg County, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mecklenburg County, NC have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Mecklenburg County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (75.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.4%)
  3. Carpooled (8.01%)

In 2019, 75.2% of workers in Mecklenburg County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.4%) and those who carpooled to work (8.01%).

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

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Health

87.9% of the population of Mecklenburg County, NC has health coverage, with 54.5% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 8.31% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.17% 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 Mecklenburg County, NC see 1134 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1146 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1431 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 328 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

1,134 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mecklenburg County, NC

Primary care physicians in Mecklenburg County, NC see an average of 1,134 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,146 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mecklenburg County, NC 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

12.1%
Uninsured
54.5%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
8.31%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mecklenburg County, NC grew by 0.659% from 12% to 12.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mecklenburg County, 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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