Statesville, NC

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Population

25,872

0.548% growth

Median Age

36.5


Median Household Income

$35,693

3.58% growth

Poverty Rate

26.2%


Number of Employees

11,078

3.9% growth

Median Property Value

$143,400

5.99% growth

About

In 2017, Statesville, NC had a population of 25.9k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $35,693. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Statesville, NC grew from 25,731 to 25,872, a 0.548% increase and its median household income grew from $34,459 to $35,693, a 3.58% increase.

The population of Statesville, NC is 50% White Alone, 35.9% Black or African American Alone, and 10.8% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Statesville, NC speak a non-English language, and 93.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Statesville, NC are Mitchell Community College (603 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Statesville, NC is $143,400, and the homeownership rate is 48.4%. Most people in Statesville, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Statesville, NC is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Statesville, NC employs 11.1k people. The largest industries in Statesville, NC are Manufacturing (2,477 people), Retail Trade (1,676 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,423 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($52,188), Finance & Insurance ($44,152), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,500).

Median household income in Statesville, NC is $35,693. Males in Statesville, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Statesville, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,693

2017 value

± $2,975

3.58%

1 Year Growth

± 9.78%

Households in Statesville, NC have a median annual income of $35,693, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,459 in 2016, which represents a 3.58% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,267 ± $4,472

  2. White

    $49,962 ± $811

  3. Two or More Races

    $36,539 ± $3,942

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Statesville, NC is from North Carolina.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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)

  1. Census Tract 606.02

  2. Census Tract 607.03

  3. Census Tract 607.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Statesville, NC was Census Tract 606.02 with a value of $74,583, followed by Census Tract 607.03 and Census Tract 607.01, with respective values of $69,167 and $58,125.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Statesville, NC (6.58k out of 25.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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. Black

    4,080 ± 475

  2. White

    1,946 ± 342

  3. Hispanic

    731 ± 233

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Statesville, NC is Black, followed by White 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

11.1k

2017 Value

± 757

3.9%

1 Year growth

± 9.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Statesville, NC grew at a rate of 3.9%, from 10.7k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Statesville, NC, are Production Occupations (1,606 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,293 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (969 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Statesville, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Statesville, NC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,606 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,293 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (969 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Statesville, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.55 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.5 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.82 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Statesville, NC, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,063), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($74,000), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,019).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.1k

2017 Value

± 757

3.9%

1 Year growth

± 9.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Statesville, NC grew at a rate of 3.9%, from 10.7k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Statesville, NC, are Manufacturing (2,477 people), Retail Trade (1,676 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,423 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Statesville, NC, though some of these residents may live in Statesville, 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 Statesville, NC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,477 people), Retail Trade (1,676 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,423 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Statesville, NC has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.21 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.52 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Statesville, NC, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($52,188), Finance & Insurance ($44,152), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,500).

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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. $50.4B

  2. $35.3B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $50.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($35.3B) and Machinery ($34.5B).

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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$407B

2015 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

55.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Carolina trade was $407B. This is expected to increase 55.4% to $632B 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. $25.6B

  2. $25.4B

  3. $25.2B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $25.6B, followed by Georgia with $25.4B and Virginia and $25.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

87.8% of the population of Statesville, NC has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Statesville, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Statesville, NC see 1417 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1410 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1829 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 464 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Hertford County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,417 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,417 patients per year. This represents a 0.496% increase from the previous year (1,410 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 neighboring states.

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,264

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

39.2%

Employer Coverage

23.3%

Medicaid

10.9%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

1.09%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Statesville, NC declined by 21.4% from 15.5% to 12.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Statesville, 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. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Statesville, NC is home to a population of 25.9k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Statesville, NC residents were born outside of the country (2.21k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Statesville, NC is composed of 12.9k White Alone residents (50%), 9.29k Black or African American Alone residents (35.9%), 2.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.8%), 473 Asian Alone residents (1.83%), 304 Two or More Races residents (1.18%), 64 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.247%), 5 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0193%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Statesville, NC are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Statesville, NC was 36.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Statesville, NC are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Statesville, NC residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2.21k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Statesville, NC residents (2.21k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Statesville, NC was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    242,756 ± 11,950 people

  2. India

    60,392 ± 6,015 people

  3. Honduras

    34,513 ± 4,553 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

93.3%

2017 Citizenship

93%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.3% of Statesville, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Statesville, NC was 93%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    12.9k ± 717

  2. Black or African American Alone

    9.29k ± 563

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.8k ± 663

In 2017, there were 1.39 times more White Alone residents (12.9k people) in Statesville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.29k Black or African American Alone and 2.8k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Statesville, NC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Statesville, NC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Statesville, NC was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Statesville, NC are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    475 ± 134

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    209 ± 93

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    205 ± 132

Statesville, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Statesville, NC awarded 603 degrees. The student population of Statesville, NC is skewed towards women, with 1,158 male students and 1,915 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Statesville, NC are White (463 and 79.1%), followed by Black or African American (70 and 12%), Hispanic or Latino (31 and 5.3%), and Asian (12 and 2.05%).

The largest universities in Statesville, NC by number of degrees awarded are Mitchell Community College (603 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Statesville, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (294 and 48.8%), General Business Administration & Management (49 and 8.13%), and Registered Nursing (33 and 5.47%).

The median tuition costs in Statesville, NC are $N/A 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. 293 degrees awarded

  2. 33 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Statesville, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 293 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

603 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Statesville, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mitchell Community College with 603 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

196

Degrees Awarded to Men

407

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 196 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Statesville, NC, which is 0.482 times less than the 407 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    463 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    70 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    31 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Statesville, NC were to White students. These 463 degrees mean that there were 6.61 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 70 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Statesville, NC was $143,400 in 2017, which is 0.659 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $135,300 to $143,400, a 5.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Statesville, NC is 48.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Statesville, NC have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Statesville, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$35,693

Median Household Income

± $2,975

9.63k

Number of Households

± 649

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.63k households in Statesville, NC grew to $35,693 from the previous year's value of $34,459.

The following chart displays the households in Statesville, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$143,400

2017 Median

± $9,367

$135,300

2016 Median

± $8,255

In 2017, the median property value in Statesville, NC grew to to $143,400 from the previous year's value of $135,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Statesville, 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 Statesville, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

48.4%

2017 Homeownership

48.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 48.4% of the housing units in Statesville, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.9%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Statesville, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Statesville, NC have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

20 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Statesville, NC have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Statesville, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.07%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Statesville, NC was Drove Alone (84.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.5%) and those who Worked At Home (2.07%).

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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