Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
126,598
1.68% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.2
0.231% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.8%
0.609% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$71,594
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$261,000
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
52,757
3.27% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC had a population of 127k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $71,594. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC grew from 124,509 to 126,598, a 1.68% increase and its median household income grew from $63,830 to $71,594, a 12.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), Other (Hispanic) (3.53%), and White (Hispanic) (3.22%).

9.14% of the households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97% of the residents in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are Sandhills Community College (817 degrees awarded in 2022) and Montgomery Community College (296 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was $261,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC is home to a population of 127k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.57% of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (7.06k people).

In 2022, there were 6.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93k people) in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.64k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are Spanish (8,336 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (471 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (299 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
64,826
Women
51.1%
62,016
Men
48.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 126,842 inhabitants, with 48.9% men, and 51.1% women.

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Citizenship

97%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97% of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    93k ± 332
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 500
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.64k ± 653
9.08%
Hispanic Population
11.5k people

In 2022, there were 6.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93k people) in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.64k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.08% of the people in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are hispanic (11.5k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,979 ± 1,324 people
  2. Honduras
    558 ± 579 people
  3. Canada
    430 ± 508 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 2,979 Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC residents, followed by Honduras with 558 and Canada with 430.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.06k people
5.73%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.13k people

As of 2022, 5.57% of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC residents (7.06k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was 5.73%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,336 households (6.98%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    471 households (0.395%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    299 households (0.25%)

9.14% of the households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was Spanish. 6.98% of the households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,713 ± 530
  2. Vietnam
    2,864 ± 361
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,329 ± 304

Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC employs 52.8k people. The largest industries in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are Restaurants & Food Services (3,494 people), Construction (3,476 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,369 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($231,284), Nondepository credit & related activities ($227,953), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($197,200).

Males in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,812. The income inequality in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,909
Women
48.5%
26,406
Men
51.5%

The workforce of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC in 2020 was 51,315 people, with 48.5% woman, and 51.5% men.

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Occupations

52.8k
2022 Value
3.27%
1 Year growth
± 3.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 51.1k employees to 52.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC, are Registered nurses (1,736 people), Other managers (1,459 people), and Cashiers (1,331 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52.8k
2022 Value
3.27%
1 Year growth
± 3.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 51.1k employees to 52.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,494 people), Construction (3,476 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,369 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,261
Median earning men ± $2,686
$33,980
Median earning women ± $1,686

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,614), Public Administration ($60,433), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,164).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($54,933), Public Administration ($52,878), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,372).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd 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 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd 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.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC awarded 1,113 degrees. The student population of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,753 male students and 2,727 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are White (701 and 63.6%), followed by Black or African American (146 and 13.2%), Hispanic or Latino (126 and 11.4%), and Unknown (58 and 5.26%).

The largest universities in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Sandhills Community College (817 and 73.4%) and Montgomery Community College (296 and 26.6%).

The most popular majors in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (350 and 31.4%), Gunsmithing (88 and 7.91%), and Registered Nursing (68 and 6.11%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,480 students enrolled in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC, 39.1% men and 60.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,313 records, of which 57.3% were women and 42.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 350 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 817 degrees awarded
  2. 296 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sandhills Community College with 817 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 448 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC, which is 0.674 times less than the 665 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 701 degrees mean that there were 4.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 146 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,515) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($136) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,351) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.78% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.489% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (24k), Some college (20.8k), and Bachelors Degree (20.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was $261,000 in 2022, which is 0.926 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $223,600 to $261,000, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC is $71,594. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

Property

$261,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,365
$39,045
Median Property Taxes
±$1,532

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.1% of the housing units in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

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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.
$71,594
Median Household Income
± $2,396
51.3k
Number of Households
± 1,839

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.3k households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC grew to $71,594 from the previous year's value of $63,830.

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Wage Distribution

0.5
2022 Wage GINI in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC
0.507
2021 Wage GINI in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.35% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.55%)
  3. Carpooled (8.1%)

In 2022, 77.8% of workers in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.55%) and those who carpooled to work (8.1%).

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.16% of the workforce in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC (13.4k out of 124k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Moore & Montgomery Counties 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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Health

90.5% of the population of Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 33.8% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 17.7% on non-group plans, and 8.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.47%
Uninsured
33.8%
Employer Coverage
13%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
17.7%
Non-Group
8.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Moore & Montgomery Counties PUMA, NC declined by 1.16% from 9.58% to 9.47%.

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