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Population

81,379

0.292% decline

Median Age

40.4


Median Household Income

$42,095

4.56% growth

Poverty Rate

20.6%


Number of Employees

35,115

0.406% growth

Median Property Value

$119,200

1.79% growth

About

In 2017, N/A had a population of 81.4k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $42,095. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of N/A declined from 81,617 to 81,379, a -0.292% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,260 to $42,095, a 4.56% increase.

The population of N/A is 47.3% White Alone, 39.5% Black or African American Alone, and 10.1% Hispanic or Latino. 10.7% of the people in N/A speak a non-English language, and 95.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Wilson Community College (346 degrees awarded in 2016), Barton College (254 degrees), and Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Wilson (12 degrees).

The median property value in N/A is $119,200, and the homeownership rate is 60.5%. Most people in N/A commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

Median household income in N/A is $42,095. Males in N/A have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in N/A (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,095

2017 value

± $1,540

4.56%

1 Year Growth

± 4.46%

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in N/A made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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 N/A 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

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in N/A 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.

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Income by Location

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    9,138 ± 616

  2. White

    4,122 ± 459

  3. Hispanic

    3,305 ± 365

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

35.1k

2017 Value

± 1,352

0.406%

1 Year growth

± 5.27%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 0.406%, from 35k employees to 35.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,340 people), Production Occupations (3,979 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,194 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of N/A, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,340 people), Production Occupations (3,979 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,194 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of N/A, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,000), Management Occupations ($60,147), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,024).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

35.1k

2017 Value

± 1,352

0.406%

1 Year growth

± 5.27%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 0.406%, from 35k employees to 35.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Manufacturing (6,508 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,387 people), and Retail Trade (3,922 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A 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 N/A, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (6,508 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,387 people), and Retail Trade (3,922 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in N/A, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,321), Finance & Insurance ($47,415), and Information ($45,391).

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Health

86.2% of the population of N/A has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.84% on military or VA plans.

Behavioral Health Conditions

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%).

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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 Coverage

13.8%

Uninsured

40%

Employer Coverage

21.1%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

11.3%

Non-Group

1.84%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A declined by 8.47% from 15.1% to 13.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in N/A changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

N/A

Most at risk N/A

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in N/A, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in N/A by N/A over multiple years.

Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 81.4k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.68% of N/A residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of N/A is composed of 38.5k White Alone residents (47.3%), 32.2k Black or African American Alone residents (39.5%), 8.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.1%), 1.08k Two or More Races residents (1.33%), 633 Asian Alone residents (0.778%), 503 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.618%), 295 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.363%), and 1 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00123%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in N/A are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6,602 speakers), Arabic (296 speakers), and Tagalog (224 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in N/A was 40.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in N/A are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all N/A residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.68%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.76%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

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Global Diversity

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 N/A was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 N/A residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

95.5%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    38.5k ± 422

  2. Black or African American Alone

    32.2k ± 251

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8.2k ± 928

In 2017, there were 1.2 times more White Alone residents (38.5k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.2k Black or African American Alone and 8.2k 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 N/A as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6,602 speakers (8.64%)

  2. Arabic

    296 speakers (0.387%)

  3. Tagalog

    224 speakers (0.293%)

10.7% of N/A citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in N/A was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.64% of the overall population of N/A are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.387% speak Arabic and 0.293% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,018 ± 268

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,070 ± 293

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    726 ± 207

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in N/A awarded 612 degrees. The student population of N/A is skewed towards women, with 938 male students and 1,972 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in N/A are White (346 and 57.4%), followed by Black or African American (157 and 26%), Hispanic or Latino (58 and 9.62%), and Unknown (25 and 4.15%).

The largest universities in N/A by number of degrees awarded are Wilson Community College (346 and 56.5%), Barton College (254 and 41.5%), and Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Wilson (12 and 1.96%).

The most popular majors in N/A are Liberal Arts & Sciences (100 and 16.3%), Registered Nursing (65 and 10.6%), and General Business Administration & Management (47 and 7.68%).

The median tuition costs in N/A are $26,670 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. 90 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in N/A was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 90 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in N/A according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 346 degrees awarded

  2. 254 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$26,670

Median Private

In 2016, the N/A institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wilson Community College with 346 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

189

Degrees Awarded to Men

423

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 189 men were awarded degrees from institutions in N/A, which is 0.447 times less than the 423 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

    346 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    157 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    58 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in N/A were to White students. These 346 degrees mean that there were 2.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 157 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $119,200 in 2017, which is 0.548 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $117,100 to $119,200, a 1.79% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 60.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in N/A have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in N/A is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,095

Median Household Income

± $1,540

32.1k

Number of Households

± 1,214

In 2017, the median household income of the 32.1k households in N/A grew to $42,095 from the previous year's value of $40,260.

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Housing

Property Value

$119,200

2017 Median

± $4,311

$117,100

2016 Median

± $4,159

In 2017, the median property value in N/A grew to to $119,200 from the previous year's value of $117,100.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

60.5%

2017 Homeownership

59.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.5% of the housing units in N/A were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.9%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    8.8%

  3. Other

    4.01%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in N/A was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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