Yadkin County, NC

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Population

37,825

0.0159% growth

Median Age

43.5


Median Household Income

$41,126

6.48% growth

Poverty Rate

17.3%


Number of Employees

15,725

0.924% growth

Median Property Value

$127,300

0.315% growth

About

In 2017, Yadkin County, NC had a population of 37.8k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $41,126. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Yadkin County, NC grew from 37,819 to 37,825, a 0.0159% increase and its median household income grew from $38,623 to $41,126, a 6.48% increase.

The population of Yadkin County, NC is 84.5% White Alone, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.35% Black or African American Alone. 8.65% of the people in Yadkin County, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Yadkin County, NC is $127,300, and the homeownership rate is 75.9%. Most people in Yadkin County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Yadkin County, NC is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Yadkin County, NC employs 15.7k people. The largest industries in Yadkin County, NC are Manufacturing (3,225 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,035 people), and Retail Trade (1,728 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($48,750), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($48,636), and Finance & Insurance ($48,063).

Median household income in Yadkin County, NC is $41,126. Males in Yadkin County, 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 Yadkin County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,126

2017 value

± $2,069

6.48%

1 Year Growth

± 9.59%

Households in Yadkin County, NC have a median annual income of $41,126, 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 $38,623 in 2016, which represents a 6.48% 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 Yadkin County, NC made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Yadkin County, NC 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

  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 Yadkin County, 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yadkin County, 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 501.02

  2. Census Tract 505.02

  3. Census Tract 501.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yadkin County, NC was Census Tract 501.02 with a value of $51,331, followed by Census Tract 505.02 and Census Tract 501.01, with respective values of $45,615 and $42,533.

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

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yadkin County, NC (6.48k out of 37.5k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    5,083 ± 480

  2. Hispanic

    1,451 ± 323

  3. Other

    845 ± 310

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

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

15.7k

2017 Value

± 806

0.924%

1 Year growth

± 7.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yadkin County, NC grew at a rate of 0.924%, from 15.6k employees to 15.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yadkin County, NC, are Production Occupations (1,934 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,885 people), and Management Occupations (1,417 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 (1,934 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,885 people), and Management Occupations (1,417 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 (2.12 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.99 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.89 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 ($71,429), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,332), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.7k

2017 Value

± 806

0.924%

1 Year growth

± 7.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yadkin County, NC grew at a rate of 0.924%, from 15.6k employees to 15.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yadkin County, NC, are Manufacturing (3,225 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,035 people), and Retail Trade (1,728 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 (3,225 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,035 people), and Retail Trade (1,728 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yadkin County, NC has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.34 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.03 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Yadkin County, NC, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($48,750), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($48,636), and Finance & Insurance ($48,063).

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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 with $35.3B and Machinery and $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

86.8% of the population of Yadkin County, NC has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.15% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Yadkin County, NC 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 3417 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.51% increase from the previous year (3149 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5362 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1564 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

3417 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Yadkin County, NC see an average of 3417 patients per year. This represents a 8.51% increase from the previous year (3149 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 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

13.2%

Uninsured

39.5%

Employer Coverage

18.8%

Medicaid

13.8%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

1.15%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yadkin County, NC declined by 7.99% from 14.3% to 13.2%.

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. 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

Yadkin County, NC is home to a population of 37.8k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.96% of Yadkin County, NC residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Yadkin County, NC is composed of 32k White Alone residents (84.5%), 4.13k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.9%), 1.27k Black or African American Alone residents (3.35%), 328 Two or More Races residents (0.867%), 48 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.127%), 38 Asian Alone residents (0.1%), 23 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0608%), and 16 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0423%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Yadkin County, NC are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,888 speakers), Other West Germanic Languages (88 speakers), and German (72 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Yadkin County, NC was 43.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Yadkin County, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Yadkin County, NC residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.96%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.19%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.96% of Yadkin County, NC residents 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 Yadkin County, NC was 5.19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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 Yadkin County, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 Yadkin County, NC residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

96.2%

2017 Citizenship

95.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.2% of Yadkin County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Yadkin County, NC was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    32k ± 26

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.13k ± 876

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.27k ± 113

In 2017, there were 7.74 times more White Alone residents (32k people) in Yadkin County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.13k Hispanic or Latino and 1.27k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,888 speakers (8.04%)

  2. Other West Germanic Languages

    88 speakers (0.245%)

  3. German

    72 speakers (0.2%)

8.65% of Yadkin County, NC 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 Yadkin County, NC was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.04% of the overall population of Yadkin County, NC are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.245% speak Other West Germanic Languages and 0.2% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    989 ± 161

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    242 ± 94

  3. Korea

    242 ± 87

Yadkin County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yadkin County, NC was $127,300 in 2017, which is 0.585 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,900 to $127,300, a 0.315% increase. The homeownership rate in Yadkin County, NC is 75.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Yadkin County, NC have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Yadkin County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$41,126

Median Household Income

± $2,069

15.5k

Number of Households

± 809

In 2017, the median household income of the 15.5k households in Yadkin County, NC grew to $41,126 from the previous year's value of $38,623.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$127,300

2017 Median

± $7,789

$126,900

2016 Median

± $6,936

In 2017, the median property value in Yadkin County, NC grew to to $127,300 from the previous year's value of $126,900.

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 $100k - $125k 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

75.9%

2017 Homeownership

76.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.9% of the housing units in Yadkin County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Yadkin County, 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 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 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yadkin County, NC have a longer commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.83% of the workforce in Yadkin County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    12%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.64%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Yadkin County, NC was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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