Rowan County PUMA, NC

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Population
139,600
0.567% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
Median Age
40.2

Poverty Rate
16.5%

Median Household Income
$48,664
3.68% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$130,600
0.23% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
58,550
2.34% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Rowan County PUMA, NC had a population of 140k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $48,664. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Rowan County PUMA, NC grew from 138,813 to 139,600, a 0.567% increase and its median household income grew from $46,936 to $48,664, a 3.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.96%), Other (Hispanic) (3.28%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%). 9.12% of the households in Rowan County PUMA, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97% of the residents in Rowan County PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rowan County PUMA, NC are Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (2,502 degrees awarded in 2019), Catawba College (305 degrees), and Livingstone College (148 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Rowan County PUMA, NC was $130,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%. Most people in Rowan County PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowan County PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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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

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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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Diversity

Rowan County PUMA, NC is home to a population of 140k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.49% of Rowan County PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (6.27k people).

In 2018, there were 4.56 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Rowan County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rowan County PUMA, NC are Spanish (10,136 speakers), German (225 speakers), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (178 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 98
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.2k ± 396
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.93k ± 971
8.59%
Hispanic Population
12k people

In 2018, there were 4.56 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Rowan County PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.59% of the people in Rowan County PUMA, NC are hispanic (12k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,136 speakers (7.69%)
  2. German
    225 speakers (0.171%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    178 speakers (0.135%)

9.12% of Rowan County PUMA, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Rowan County PUMA, NC was Spanish. 7.69% of the overall population of Rowan County PUMA, NC are native Spanish speakers. 0.171% speak German and 0.135% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.49%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
6.27k people
4.57%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
6.34k people

As of 2018, 4.49% of Rowan County PUMA, NC residents (6.27k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rowan County PUMA, NC was 4.57%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Rowan County PUMA, NC was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Rowan County PUMA, NC are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Rowan County PUMA, NC residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,098 ± 1,351 people
  2. Honduras
    727 ± 660 people
  3. El Salvador
    586 ± 593 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rowan County PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 3,098 Rowan County PUMA, NC residents, followed by Honduras with 727 and El Salvador with 586.

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Citizenship

97%
2018 Citizenship
97.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97% of Rowan County PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Rowan County PUMA, NC was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,582 ± 349
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,408 ± 295
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,210 ± 251

Rowan County PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Rowan County PUMA, NC is $48,664. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Rowan County PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,229, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, with respective values of $107,888 and $101,088.

Males in Rowan County PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,181. The income inequality in Rowan County PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.429, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Rowan County PUMA, NC employs 58.6k people. The largest industries in Rowan County PUMA, NC are Construction (5,254 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,672 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,072 people), and the highest paying industries are Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying ($95,334), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($92,152), and Banking & related activities ($85,838).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,664
2018 value
± $1,597
3.68%
1 Year Growth
± 4.56%

Households in Rowan County PUMA, NC have a median annual income of $48,664, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,936 in 2017, which represents a 3.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,379
Average Male Salary in Rowan County PUMA, NC
± $8,006
$41,181
Average Female Salary in Rowan County PUMA, NC
± $5,784

In 2019, full-time male employees in Rowan County PUMA, NC made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Rowan County PUMA, NC by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Rowan County PUMA, NC
  1. Asian
    $54,105 ± $69,879
  2. White
    $45,546 ± $5,716
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,075 ± $25,877

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rowan County PUMA, NC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Rowan County PUMA, NC.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Rowan County PUMA, NC by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.429
2019 Wage GINI in Rowan County PUMA, NC
0.428
2018 Wage GINI in Rowan County PUMA, NC

In 2019, the income inequality in Rowan County PUMA, NC was 0.429 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0804% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Rowan County PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rowan County PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rowan County PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $116,229, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, with respective values of $107,888 and $101,088.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Rowan County PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rowan County PUMA, NC (22.4k out of 135k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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
    14,978 ± 905
  2. Black
    5,084 ± 525
  3. Hispanic
    3,909 ± 460

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rowan County PUMA, NC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

58.6k
2019 Value
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 2.34%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Rowan County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 57.2k employees to 58.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rowan County PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,049 people), Cashiers (1,631 people), and Waiters & waitresses (1,511 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rowan County PUMA, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rowan County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,049 people), Cashiers (1,631 people), and Waiters & waitresses (1,511 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Rowan County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders (14.3 times higher than expected), Insulation workers (11.7 times), and Electrical powerline installers & repairers (4.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rowan County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Physicians ($333,169), Chief executives & legislators ($171,109), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($147,467).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.6k
2019 Value
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 2.34%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Rowan County PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 57.2k employees to 58.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rowan County PUMA, NC, are Construction (5,254 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,672 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,072 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rowan County PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Rowan County PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Rowan County PUMA, NC, by number of employees, are Construction (5,254 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,672 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,072 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Rowan County PUMA, NC has an unusually high number of Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (24.7 times higher than expected), Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (23.2 times), and Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills (19.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rowan County PUMA, NC, by average salary, are Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying ($95,334), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($92,152), and Banking & related activities ($85,838).

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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

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$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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Education

In 2019, universities in Rowan County PUMA, NC awarded 2,992 degrees. The student population of Rowan County PUMA, NC is skewed towards women, with 3,631 male students and 5,322 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rowan County PUMA, NC are White (1,822 and 62.4%), followed by Black or African American (594 and 20.3%), Hispanic or Latino (280 and 9.59%), and Two or More Races (94 and 3.22%).

The largest universities in Rowan County PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (2,502 and 83.6%), Catawba College (305 and 10.2%), and Livingstone College (148 and 4.95%).

The most popular majors in Rowan County PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (513 and 17.1%), Information Technology (370 and 12.4%), and Medical Office Management (225 and 7.52%).

The median tuition costs in Rowan County PUMA, NC are $23,219 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 142 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 309 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 199 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Rowan County PUMA, NC was Medical Office Management with 142 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Rowan County PUMA, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,502 degrees awarded
  2. 305 degrees awarded
  3. 148 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$23,219
Median Private

In 2019, the Rowan County PUMA, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rowan-Cabarrus Community College with 2,502 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,316
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,676
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,316 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rowan County PUMA, NC, which is 0.785 times less than the 1,676 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Rowan County PUMA, NC by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,822 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    594 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    280 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Rowan County PUMA, NC was White students. These 1,822 degrees mean that there were 3.07 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 594 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rowan County PUMA, NC was $130,600 in 2018, which is 0.569 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $130,300 to $130,600, a 0.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Rowan County PUMA, NC is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rowan County PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rowan County PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$130,600
2018 Median
± $3,743
$130,300
2017 Median
± $3,695

In 2018, the median property value in Rowan County PUMA, NC grew to to $130,600 from the previous year's value of $130,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rowan County PUMA, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rowan County PUMA, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$48,664
Median Household Income
± $1,597
52.3k
Number of Households
± 1,523

In 2018, the median household income of the 52.3k households in Rowan County PUMA, NC grew to $48,664 from the previous year's value of $46,936.

The following chart displays the households in Rowan County PUMA, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Rowan County PUMA, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rowan County PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
2018 Homeownership
68.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 69.1% of the housing units in Rowan County PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rowan County PUMA, NC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rowan County PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.88% of the workforce in Rowan County PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.22%)

In 2018, 83% of workers in Rowan County PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (3.22%).

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 Rowan County PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rowan County PUMA, NC have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

87.8% of the population of Rowan County PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 40.3% on employee plans, 19.4% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.78% 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

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

12.2%
Uninsured
40.3%
Employer Coverage
19.4%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rowan County PUMA, NC declined by 13.5% from 14.2% to 12.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rowan County PUMA, 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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