Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
120,192
0.149% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.1
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
15.8%
6.81% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,270
8.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$229,600
25.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
61,030
0.886% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC had a population of 120k people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $55,270. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC grew from 120,013 to 120,192, a 0.149% increase and its median household income grew from $51,006 to $55,270, a 8.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (45.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (23.3%), Other (Hispanic) (12.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.32%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.8%).

28.4% of the households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

83.9% of the residents in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (8,666 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was $229,600, and the homeownership rate was 41.6%.

Most people in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 120k people, from which 83.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.9% of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (26.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.96 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (55k people) in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28k White (Non-Hispanic) and 15k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are Spanish (20,022 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,900 households), and Other Languages of Asia (1,455 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
63,084
Women
52.5%
57,104
Men
47.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 120,188 inhabitants, with 47.5% men, and 52.5% women.

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Citizenship

83.9%
2022 Citizenship
83.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 83.9% of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was 83.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    55k ± 3.63k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28k ± 2.38k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    15k ± 1.97k
20.3%
Hispanic Population
24.4k people

In 2022, there were 1.96 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (55k people) in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28k White (Non-Hispanic) and 15k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.3% of the people in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are hispanic (24.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,505 ± 1,779 people
  2. India
    2,384 ± 1,187 people
  3. El Salvador
    2,191 ± 1,139 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 5,505 Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC residents, followed by India with 2,384 and El Salvador with 2,191.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26.3k people
21.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
26k people

As of 2022, 21.9% of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC residents (26.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was 21.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    20,022 households (17.8%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,900 households (1.69%)
  3. Other Languages of Asia
    1,455 households (1.3%)

28.4% of the households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 17.8% of the households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,450 ± 438
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,112 ± 289
  3. Vietnam
    1,093 ± 232

Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC employs 61k people. The largest industries in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are Construction (5,859 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,185 people), and Banking & related activities (3,238 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($123,978), Motion pictures & video industries ($121,565), and Offices of dentists ($105,560).

Males in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,363. The income inequality in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,770
Women
48.6%
31,485
Men
51.4%

The workforce of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC in 2020 was 61,255 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

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Occupations

61k
2022 Value
0.886%
1 Year growth
± 0.886%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 0.886%, from 60.5k employees to 61k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,229 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,114 people), and Customer service representatives (1,859 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61k
2022 Value
0.886%
1 Year growth
± 0.886%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 0.886%, from 60.5k employees to 61k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC, are Construction (5,859 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,185 people), and Banking & related activities (3,238 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,332
Median earning men ± $2,043
$34,392
Median earning women ± $1,408

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,625), Information ($62,708), and Public Administration ($62,359).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,143), Information ($48,537), and Public Administration ($46,891).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd 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 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd 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.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC awarded 8,666 degrees. The student population of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 14,578 male students and 14,973 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are White (4,767 and 59.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,268 and 15.7%), Hispanic or Latino (869 and 10.8%), and Asian (637 and 7.9%).

The largest universities in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (8,666 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC are Computer Science (784 and 9.05%), Teacher Education & Professional Development (438 and 5.05%), and General Psychology (405 and 4.67%).

The median tuition cost in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC for a public four year colleges is $3,812 for in-state students and $17,936 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 24.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 29,551 (49.3% men and 50.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 29,551 students enrolled in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC, 49.3% men and 50.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 14,681 records, of which 48.2% were women and 51.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 396 degrees awarded
  2. 380 degrees awarded
  3. 593 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was General Psychology with 396 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
8,666 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of North Carolina at Charlotte with 8,666 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,935 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC, which is 0.832 times less than the 4,731 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,767 degrees mean that there were 3.76 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,268 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($3,812) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,402) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.9% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.42% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC in 2022 were Some college (23.6k), High School or Equivalent (19.7k), and Bachelors Degree (17.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was $229,600 in 2022, which is 0.814 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $182,600 to $229,600, a 25.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC is 41.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC is $55,270. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

Property

$229,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,296
$19,524
Median Property Taxes
±$1,144

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Rent vs Own

41.6%
Homeownership
2022
70.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 41.6% of the housing units in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

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

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Household Income

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$55,270
Median Household Income
± $2,654
47k
Number of Households
± 1,998

In 2022, the median household income of the 47k households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC grew to $55,270 from the previous year's value of $51,006.

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Wage Distribution

0.42
2022 Wage GINI in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC
0.404
2021 Wage GINI in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.1% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.6%)
  3. Carpooled (10.8%)

In 2022, 64.1% of workers in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.6%) and those who carpooled to work (10.8%).

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC (18.1k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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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Health

82.4% of the population of Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 42.7% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 6.87% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 29.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.27% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.6%
Uninsured
42.7%
Employer Coverage
19.2%
Medicaid
6.87%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.49%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charlotte City (Northeast) PUMA, NC declined by 3.38% from 18.2% to 17.6%.

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