Parkton, NC

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2022 Population
451
19.9% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
1.77% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
11.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$54,063
8.43% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$141,700
31.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Parkton, NC had a population of 451 people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $54,063. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Parkton, NC grew from 376 to 451, a 19.9% increase and its median household income grew from $49,861 to $54,063, a 8.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Parkton, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.21%), Other (Hispanic) (5.99%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.99%).

None of the households in Parkton, 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.

98.9% of the residents in Parkton, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Parkton, NC was $141,700, and the homeownership rate was 86.8%.

Most people in Parkton, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Parkton, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Parkton, NC is home to a population of 451 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2% of Parkton, NC residents were born outside of the country (9 people).

In 2022, there were 2.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (239 people) in Parkton, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 117 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 28 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Parkton, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Parkton, NC was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Parkton, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    239 ± 77
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    117 ± 85
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    28 ± 18
7.54%
Hispanic Population
34 people

In 2022, there were 2.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (239 people) in Parkton, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 117 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 28 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.54% of the people in Parkton, NC are hispanic (34 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9 people
2.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11 people

As of 2022, 2% of Parkton, NC residents (9 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 Parkton, NC was 2.93%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    16 ± 11
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    8 ± 6
  3. Vietnam
    4 ± 21

Parkton, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Parkton, NC employs 198 people. The largest industries in Parkton, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (36 people), Transportation & Warehousing (21 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (19 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($49,063), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($48,125), and Construction ($47,917).

Occupations

198
2022 Value
± 72
26.9%
1 Year growth
± 43.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Parkton, NC grew at a rate of 26.9%, from 156 employees to 198 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Parkton, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45 people), Transportation Occupations (17 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (15 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Parkton, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

198
2022 Value
± 72
26.9%
1 Year growth
± 43.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Parkton, NC grew at a rate of 26.9%, from 156 employees to 198 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Parkton, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (36 people), Transportation & Warehousing (21 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (19 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Parkton, NC, though some of these residents may live in Parkton, 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

$43,917
Median earning men ± $2,876
$36,806
Median earning women ± $7,669

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($63,750), Retail Trade ($51,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($49,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,250), Retail Trade ($33,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($31,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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

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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.

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Parkton, NC was $141,700 in 2022, which is 0.503 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $108,000 to $141,700, a 31.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Parkton, NC is 86.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Parkton, NC have an average commute time of 34.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Parkton, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$141,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,888
$164
Median Property Taxes
±$40

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Parkton, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Parkton, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

86.8%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.8% of the housing units in Parkton, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.1%.

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Income by Location

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

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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.
$54,063
Median Household Income
± $11,845
189
Number of Households
± 42

In 2022, the median household income of the 189 households in Parkton, NC grew to $54,063 from the previous year's value of $49,861.

The following chart displays the households in Parkton, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Parkton, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (14.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.58%)

In 2022, 80.9% of workers in Parkton, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.9%) and those who worked at home (2.58%).

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Commute Time

34.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Parkton, NC have a longer commute time (34.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.29% of the workforce in Parkton, 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 Parkton, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Parkton, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Parkton, NC (55 out of 451 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 Males < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Parkton, NC is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

90.2% of the population of Parkton, NC has health coverage, with 30.9% on employee plans, 24.7% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 19.6% on non-group plans, and 3.33% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Robeson County, NC see 2375 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.7% decrease from the previous year (2441 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3513 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 473 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,375 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Robeson County, NC

Primary care physicians in Robeson County, NC see an average of 2,375 patients per year. This represents a 2.7% decrease from the previous year (2,441 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.78%
Uninsured
30.9%
Employer Coverage
24.7%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
19.6%
Non-Group
3.33%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Parkton, NC declined by 23.6% from 12.8% to 9.78%.

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