Yadkin County, NC

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2019 Population
37,602
0.167% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
44.4
0.68% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.4%
0.82% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$44,682
4.21% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$133,100
5.8% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
16,233
3.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Yadkin County, NC had a population of 37.6k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $44,682. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Yadkin County, NC declined from 37,665 to 37,602, a −0.167% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,876 to $44,682, a 4.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yadkin County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), White (Hispanic) (7.84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.31%), Other (Hispanic) (2%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.987%). 0% of the households in Yadkin County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

96.4% of the residents in Yadkin County, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Yadkin County, NC was $133,100, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%. Most people in Yadkin County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Yadkin County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Yadkin County, NC is home to a population of 37.6k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 18.2% of Yadkin County, NC residents were born outside of the country (6.84k people).

In 2019, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.7k people) in Yadkin County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.95k White (Hispanic) and 1.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Yadkin County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.7k ± 29
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 460
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.24k ± 126
11.1%
Hispanic Population
4.16k people

In 2019, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.7k people) in Yadkin County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.95k White (Hispanic) and 1.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.1% of the people in Yadkin County, NC are hispanic (4.16k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.84k people
5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.88k people

As of 2019, 18.2% of Yadkin County, NC residents (6.84k 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 Yadkin County, NC was 5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Yadkin County, NC was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Yadkin County, NC are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Yadkin County, NC residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    229,947 ± 11,640 people
  2. India
    70,805 ± 6,510 people
  3. Honduras
    36,544 ± 4,685 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 229,947 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 70,805 and Honduras with 36,544.

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Citizenship

96.4%
2019 Citizenship
96.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.4% of Yadkin County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Yadkin County, NC was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    952 ± 176
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    259 ± 91
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    216 ± 99

Yadkin County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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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.

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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 Yadkin County, NC is $44,682. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Yadkin County, NC was Census Tract 501.01 with a value of $49,137, followed by Census Tract 504 and Census Tract 505.02, with respective values of $49,125 and $48,214.

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,862. 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 Yadkin County, NC employs 16.2k people. The largest industries in Yadkin County, NC are Manufacturing (3,486 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,268 people), and Retail Trade (1,610 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($51,218), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,279), and Information ($46,071).

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,682
2019 value
± $2,496
4.21%
1 Year Growth
± 7.08%

Households in Yadkin County, NC have a median annual income of $44,682, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,876 in 2018, which represents a 4.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,585
Average Male Salary in North Carolina
± $1,168
$47,862
Average Female Salary in North Carolina
± $855

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
    $64,719 ± $4,583
  2. White
    $53,494 ± $850
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,933 ± $24,629

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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yadkin County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.473
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 0.0599% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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 501.01
  2. Census Tract 504
  3. Census Tract 505.02

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yadkin County, NC was Census Tract 501.01 with a value of $49,137, followed by Census Tract 504 and Census Tract 505.02, with respective values of $49,125 and $48,214.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yadkin County, NC (5.73k out of 37.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    5,104 ± 514
  2. Hispanic
    1,144 ± 299
  3. Black
    230 ± 150

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

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

16.2k
2019 Value
± 865
3.19%
1 Year growth
± 7.34%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Yadkin County, NC grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 15.7k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yadkin County, NC, are Production Occupations (2,100 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,624 people), and Management Occupations (1,512 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yadkin County, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Yadkin County, NC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,100 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,624 people), and Management Occupations (1,512 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yadkin County, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.28 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.94 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Yadkin County, NC, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($77,816), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,911), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($62,045).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.2k
2019 Value
± 865
3.19%
1 Year growth
± 7.34%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Yadkin County, NC grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 15.7k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yadkin County, NC, are Manufacturing (3,486 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,268 people), and Retail Trade (1,610 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yadkin County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Yadkin County, 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 Yadkin County, NC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,486 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,268 people), and Retail Trade (1,610 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yadkin County, NC has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.31 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.15 times), and Construction (1.45 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Yadkin County, NC, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($51,218), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,279), and Information ($46,071).

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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 Yadkin County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 78.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (17.9%), followed by Other (3.31%). 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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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 Yadkin County, NC
78.8% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yadkin County, NC was $133,100 in 2019, which is 0.553 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $125,800 to $133,100, a 5.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Yadkin County, NC is 76.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Yadkin County, NC have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Yadkin County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$133,100
2019 Median
± $7,379
$125,800
2018 Median
± $8,595

In 2019, the median property value in Yadkin County, NC grew to to $133,100 from the previous year's value of $125,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Yadkin County, 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 Yadkin County, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k 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.
$44,682
Median Household Income
± $2,496
15.4k
Number of Households
± 842

In 2019, the median household income of the 15.4k households in Yadkin County, NC grew to $44,682 from the previous year's value of $42,876.

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

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
2019 Homeownership
76.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 76.2% of the housing units in Yadkin County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yadkin County, NC have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.55% of the workforce in Yadkin County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.06%)

In 2019, 82.8% of workers in Yadkin County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (5.06%).

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

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Health

89.2% of the population of Yadkin County, NC has health coverage, with 42.3% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.02% 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 Yadkin County, NC see 3129 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.88% decrease from the previous year (3434 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4708 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1108 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

3,129 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Yadkin County, NC

Primary care physicians in Yadkin County, NC see an average of 3,129 patients per year. This represents a 8.88% decrease from the previous year (3,434 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yadkin County, NC 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

10.8%
Uninsured
42.3%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yadkin County, NC declined by 11.4% from 12.2% to 10.8%.

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