Raleigh, NC

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
1.39M
2.07% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
37.3
1.08% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
9.81%
6.66% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$80,096
6.56% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$285,600
6.73% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
724,327
1.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Raleigh, NC had a population of 1.39M people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $80,096. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Raleigh, NC grew from 1.36M to 1.39M, a 2.07% increase and its median household income grew from $75,165 to $80,096, a 6.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.17%), White (Hispanic) (5.77%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.95%). 17.1% of the households in Raleigh, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

92.5% of the residents in Raleigh, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Raleigh, NC are North Carolina State University at Raleigh (9,528 degrees awarded in 2019), Wake Technical Community College (7,276 degrees), and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (1,455 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Raleigh, NC was $285,600, and the homeownership rate was 65.6%. Most people in Raleigh, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh, NC was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Raleigh, NC is home to a population of 1.39M people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 26.1% of Raleigh, NC residents were born outside of the country (363k people).

In 2019, there were 3.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (844k people) in Raleigh, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 274k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 85.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Raleigh, NC are Spanish (118,235 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (11,869 speakers), and Hindi (7,358 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    844k ± 793
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    274k ± 3.86k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    85.8k ± 1.81k
10.9%
Hispanic Population
151k people

In 2019, there were 3.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (844k people) in Raleigh, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 274k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 85.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Raleigh, NC are hispanic (151k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    118,235 speakers (9.04%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    11,869 speakers (0.908%)
  3. Hindi
    7,358 speakers (0.563%)

17.1% of Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, NC was Spanish. 9.04% of the overall population of Raleigh, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.908% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.563% speak Hindi, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
363k people
11.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
157k people

As of 2019, 26.1% of Raleigh, NC residents (363k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Raleigh, NC was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Raleigh, NC was 37.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Raleigh, NC are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Raleigh, NC residents was 37.

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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

92.5%
2019 Citizenship
93.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 92.5% of Raleigh, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Raleigh, NC was 93.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,654 ± 1,859
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    15,508 ± 2,405
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13,051 ± 2,023

Raleigh, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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

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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 Raleigh, NC is $80,096. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Raleigh, NC was Union County, NC with a value of $85,985, followed by Wake County, NC and Orange County, NC, with respective values of $84,215 and $74,299.

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 Raleigh, NC employs 724k people. The largest industries in Raleigh, NC are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (101,771 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (89,087 people), and Retail Trade (72,822 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,780), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($87,038), and Utilities ($83,199).

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,096
2019 value
± $2,432
6.56%
1 Year Growth
± 3.72%

Households in Raleigh, NC have a median annual income of $80,096, 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 $75,165 in 2018, which represents a 6.56% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Raleigh, NC compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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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.

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 Raleigh, 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)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Raleigh, NC was Union County, NC with a value of $85,985, followed by Wake County, NC and Orange County, NC, with respective values of $84,215 and $74,299.

The following map shows all of the counties in Raleigh, 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

9.81% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Raleigh, NC (128k out of 1.31M 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 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
    66,676 ± 2,215
  2. Black
    39,501 ± 1,792
  3. Hispanic
    31,172 ± 1,549

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Raleigh, 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

724k
2019 Value
± 16,446
1.04%
1 Year growth
± 3.16%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Raleigh, NC grew at a rate of 1.04%, from 717k employees to 724k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Raleigh, NC, are Management Occupations (93,289 people), Sales & Related Occupations (78,709 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (63,566 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Raleigh, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Raleigh, NC, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (93,289 people), Sales & Related Occupations (78,709 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (63,566 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Raleigh, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.06 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.63 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Raleigh, NC, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($92,343), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($92,300), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($90,592).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

724k
2019 Value
± 16,446
1.04%
1 Year growth
± 3.16%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Raleigh, NC grew at a rate of 1.04%, from 717k employees to 724k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Raleigh, NC, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (101,771 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (89,087 people), and Retail Trade (72,822 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Raleigh, NC, though some of these residents may live in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, NC, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (101,771 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (89,087 people), and Retail Trade (72,822 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Raleigh, NC has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.84 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.38 times), and Information (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Raleigh, NC, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,780), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($87,038), and Utilities ($83,199).

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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 North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (46.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.74%). 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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of North Carolina.
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 North Carolina
49.8% 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Raleigh, NC awarded 22,658 degrees. The student population of Raleigh, NC is skewed towards women, with 37,549 male students and 42,938 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Raleigh, NC are White (12,718 and 60.6%), followed by Black or African American (3,899 and 18.6%), Hispanic or Latino (1,851 and 8.82%), and Asian (1,020 and 4.86%).

The largest universities in Raleigh, NC by number of degrees awarded are North Carolina State University at Raleigh (9,528 and 42.1%), Wake Technical Community College (7,276 and 32.1%), and MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh (1,455 and 6.42%).

The most popular majors in Raleigh, NC are General Business Administration & Management (1,986 and 8.77%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,850 and 8.16%), and Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (1,543 and 6.81%).

The median tuition costs in Raleigh, NC are $12,349 for private four year colleges, and $6,535 and $26,654 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 373 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 292 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 764 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Raleigh, NC was General Biological Sciences with 373 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,528 degrees awarded
  2. 7,276 degrees awarded
  3. 1,455 degrees awarded
$6,535
Median In-State Public
$12,349
Median Private

In 2019, the Raleigh, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Carolina State University at Raleigh with 9,528 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

11,435
Degrees Awarded to Men
11,223
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 11,435 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Raleigh, NC, which is 1.02 times more than the 11,223 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    12,718 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3,899 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,851 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Raleigh, NC was White students. These 12,718 degrees mean that there were 3.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,899 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Raleigh, NC was $285,600 in 2019, which is 1.19 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $267,600 to $285,600, a 6.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Raleigh, NC is 65.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Raleigh, NC have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Raleigh, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$285,600
2019 Median
± $4,961
$267,600
2018 Median
± $5,130

In 2019, the median property value in Raleigh, NC grew to to $285,600 from the previous year's value of $267,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, 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.
$80,096
Median Household Income
± $2,432
520k
Number of Households
± 13,090

In 2019, the median household income of the 520k households in Raleigh, NC grew to $80,096 from the previous year's value of $75,165.

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

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Rent vs Own

65.6%
2019 Homeownership
65.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 65.6% of the housing units in Raleigh, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.1%.

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

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Raleigh, NC have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Raleigh, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.2%)
  3. Carpooled (7.31%)

In 2019, 79.5% of workers in Raleigh, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.2%) and those who carpooled to work (7.31%).

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

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Health

90.7% of the population of Raleigh, NC has health coverage, with 57.4% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 9.55% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.29% 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 North Carolina see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1412 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1718 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 389 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

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% decrease from the previous year (1,412 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in North Carolina 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

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$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

9.3%
Uninsured
57.4%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
9.55%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Raleigh, NC grew by 2.8% from 9.05% to 9.3%.

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