Ocracoke, NC

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2019 Population
706
25.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
47
0.634% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
12.4%
3.71% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Property Value
$444,300
33.9% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
338
48.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Ocracoke, NC had a population of 706 people with a median age of 47 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Ocracoke, NC grew from 564 to 706, a 25.2% increase and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ocracoke, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.7%), White (Hispanic) (29%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.142%), Other (Hispanic) (0.142%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%). 0% of the households in Ocracoke, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

87.8% of the residents in Ocracoke, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Ocracoke, NC was $444,300, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%. Most people in Ocracoke, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 7.45 minutes. The average car ownership in Ocracoke, NC was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Ocracoke, NC is home to a population of 706 people, from which 87.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 15.6% of Ocracoke, NC residents were born outside of the country (110 people).

In 2019, there were 2.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (499 people) in Ocracoke, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 205 White (Hispanic) and 1 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ocracoke, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    499 ± 319
  2. White (Hispanic)
    205 ± 123
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1 ± 2
29.2%
Hispanic Population
206 people

In 2019, there were 2.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (499 people) in Ocracoke, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 205 White (Hispanic) and 1 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.2% of the people in Ocracoke, NC are hispanic (206 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
110 people
19%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
107 people

As of 2019, 15.6% of Ocracoke, NC residents (110 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ocracoke, NC was 19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

54
Median Native-Born Age
± 20.2
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 15.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Ocracoke, NC was 47. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Ocracoke, NC are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Ocracoke, NC residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    229,947 ± 11,640 people
  2. India
    70,805 ± 6,510 people
  3. Honduras
    36,544 ± 4,685 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 229,947 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 70,805 and Honduras with 36,544.

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Citizenship

87.8%
2019 Citizenship
84.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 87.8% of Ocracoke, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Ocracoke, NC was 84.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11 ± 25
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 21
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 17

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

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for North Carolina. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Carolina (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for North Carolina.
Y-Axis
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.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Ocracoke, NC is N/A. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Ocracoke, NC was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,862. 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 Ocracoke, NC employs 338 people. The largest industries in Ocracoke, NC are Accommodation & Food Services (202 people), Public Administration (63 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (37 people), and the highest paying industries are Total ($14,653), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($12,708), and Accommodation & Food Services ($12,708).

Wages

Median Household Income

N/A
N/A value
± N/A

Households in Ocracoke, NC have a median annual income of N/A, which is approximately the same the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of N/A in N/A, which represents a N/A% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,585
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,168
$47,862
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $855

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
    $64,719 ± $4,583
  2. White
    $53,494 ± $850
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,933 ± $24,629

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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in North Carolina by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ocracoke, NC is from North Carolina.
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.473
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 0.0599% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ocracoke, NC was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ocracoke, NC (87 out of 704 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    87 ± 97
  2. Black
    0 ± 61
  3. Native American
    0 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ocracoke, NC is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

338
2019 Value
± 182
48.9%
1 Year growth
± 53.9%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Ocracoke, NC grew at a rate of 48.9%, from 227 employees to 338 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ocracoke, NC, are Transportation Occupations (76 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (57 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (52 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ocracoke, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ocracoke, NC, by number of employees, are Transportation Occupations (76 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (57 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (52 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ocracoke, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (16.8 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (5.96 times), and Material Moving Occupations (3.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ocracoke, NC, by median earnings, are Sales & Office Occupations ($28,472), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations ($20,917), and Service Occupations ($20,222).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

338
2019 Value
± 182
48.9%
1 Year growth
± 53.9%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Ocracoke, NC grew at a rate of 48.9%, from 227 employees to 338 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ocracoke, NC, are Accommodation & Food Services (202 people), Public Administration (63 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (37 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ocracoke, NC, though some of these residents may live in Ocracoke, 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 Ocracoke, NC, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (202 people), Public Administration (63 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (37 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ocracoke, NC has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.27 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (7.93 times), and Public Administration (4.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ocracoke, NC, by median earnings, are Total ($14,653), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($12,708), and Accommodation & Food Services ($12,708).

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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

Showing data for North Carolina.
$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 Hyde County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 55.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.9%), followed by Other (2.21%). 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.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hyde County, NC
55.9% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ocracoke, NC was $444,300 in 2019, which is 1.85 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $331,700 to $444,300, a 33.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Ocracoke, NC is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Ocracoke, NC have an average commute time of 7.45 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ocracoke, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$444,300
2019 Median
± $72,395
$331,700
2018 Median
± $126,399

In 2019, the median property value in Ocracoke, NC grew to to $444,300 from the previous year's value of $331,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ocracoke, 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 Ocracoke, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k 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.
N/A
Median Household Income
± N/A
317
Number of Households
± 157

In N/A, the median household income of the 317 households in Ocracoke, NC N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Ocracoke, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ocracoke, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ocracoke, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
2019 Homeownership
51.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.1% of the housing units in Ocracoke, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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

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Commute Time

7.45 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ocracoke, NC have a shorter commute time (7.45 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Ocracoke, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (66.3%)
  2. Other (16.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (13.6%)

In 2019, 66.3% of workers in Ocracoke, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (16.5%) and those who worked at home (13.6%).

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

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Health

77.6% of the population of Ocracoke, NC has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 6.8% on Medicaid, 23.2% on Medicare, 0.142% on non-group plans, and 0% 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).

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%)

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

22.4%
Uninsured
47.5%
Employer Coverage
6.8%
Medicaid
23.2%
Medicare
0.142%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ocracoke, NC declined by 20.6% from 28.2% to 22.4%.

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