Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC

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Population

124,586

2.93% growth

Median Age

35


Median Household Income

$63,199

4.93% growth

Poverty Rate

10.7%


Number of Employees

62,939

3.53% growth

Median Property Value

$177,600

3.86% growth

About

In 2017, Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC had a population of 125k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $63,199. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC grew from 121,041 to 124,586, a 2.93% increase and its median household income grew from $60,231 to $63,199, a 4.93% increase.

The population of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is 46.5% White Alone, 33.1% Black or African American Alone, and 11.6% Hispanic or Latino. 19.3% of the people in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 91.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is $177,600, and the homeownership rate is 64.6%. Most people in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC employs 62.9k people. The largest industries in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC are Elementary & secondary schools (4,363 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,991 people), and Banking & related activities (3,890 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing ($147,684), Management of companies & enterprises ($124,363), and Scientific research & development services ($108,900).

Median household income in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is $63,199. Males in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,883. The income inequality in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,199

2017 value

± $1,872

4.93%

1 Year Growth

± 3.55%

Households in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $63,199, 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 $60,231 in 2016, which represents a 4.93% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$60,365

Average Male Salary

± $8,033

$45,883

Average Female Salary

± $4,799

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC made 1.32 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $128,439 ± $484,777

  2. Asian

    $59,403 ± $20,194

  3. White

    $48,495 ± $6,653

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 2.16 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.422

2017 Wage GINI

0.421

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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 Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC (13.3k out of 124k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    7,064 ± 702

  2. Black

    3,327 ± 467

  3. Hispanic

    2,636 ± 449

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is White, followed by Black 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

62.9k

2017 Value

3.53%

1 Year growth

± 3.53%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.53%, from 60.8k employees to 62.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,390 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,277 people), and Customer service representatives (2,185 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,390 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,277 people), and Customer service representatives (2,185 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Loan interviewers & clerks (8.63 times higher than expected), Information security analysts (4.29 times), and Credit counselors & loan officers (3.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($163,151), Architectural & engineering managers ($140,409), and Compliance officers ($138,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

62.9k

2017 Value

3.53%

1 Year growth

± 3.53%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.53%, from 60.8k employees to 62.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,363 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,991 people), and Banking & related activities (3,890 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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 Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,363 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,991 people), and Banking & related activities (3,890 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Banking & related activities (4.38 times higher than expected), Household appliance manufacturing (3.92 times), and Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers (3.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing ($147,684), Management of companies & enterprises ($124,363), and Scientific research & development services ($108,900).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $50.4B

  2. $35.3B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $50.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($35.3B) and Machinery ($34.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$407B

2015 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

55.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Carolina trade was $407B. This is expected to increase 55.4% to $632B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.6B

  2. $25.4B

  3. $25.2B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $25.6B, followed by Georgia with $25.4B and Virginia and $25.2B.

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

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Health

N/A% of the population of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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 Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

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

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Diversity

Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is home to a population of 125k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is composed of 58k White Alone residents (46.5%), 41.3k Black or African American Alone residents (33.1%), 14.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.6%), 7.03k Asian Alone residents (5.64%), 3.16k Two or More Races residents (2.54%), 442 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.355%), 316 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.254%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC are Spanish (11,198 speakers), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,234 speakers), and Arabic (1,083 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was 35. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

15.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

18.4k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC residents (N/A people) 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 Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was 15.2%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    2,696 ± 1,261 people

  2. Mexico

    2,222 ± 1,147 people

  3. El Salvador

    825 ± 703 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was India, the natal country of 2,696 Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC residents, followed by Mexico with 2,222 and El Salvador with 825.

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Citizenship

91.8%

2017 Citizenship

91.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.8% of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    58k ± 1.45k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    41.3k ± 1.49k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    14.4k ± 1.53k

In 2017, there were 1.4 times more White Alone residents (58k people) in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.3k Black or African American Alone and 14.4k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    11,198 speakers (9.66%)

  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages

    1,234 speakers (1.06%)

  3. Arabic

    1,083 speakers (0.934%)

19.3% of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was Spanish. 9.66% of the overall population of Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 1.06% speak Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages and 0.934% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,008 ± 247

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,320 ± 251

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,086 ± 216

Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was $177,600 in 2017, which is 0.816 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $171,000 to $177,600, a 3.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is 64.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$63,199

Median Household Income

± $1,872

45.9k

Number of Households

± 1,461

In 2017, the median household income of the 45.9k households in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC grew to $63,199 from the previous year's value of $60,231.

The following chart displays the households in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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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Housing

Property Value

$177,600

2017 Median

± $3,980

$171,000

2016 Median

± $2,553

In 2017, the median property value in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC grew to to $177,600 from the previous year's value of $171,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns 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 Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

64.6%

2017 Homeownership

65.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.6% of the housing units in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.2%

  2. Carpooled

    8.43%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mint Hill & Matthews (North) Towns PUMA, NC was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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