Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
154,129
0.248% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
4.56%
8.74% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$117,002
8.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$523,400
17.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC had a population of 154k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $117,002. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC declined from 154,512 to 154,129, a −0.248% decrease and its median household income grew from $108,069 to $117,002, a 8.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.19%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.32%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.68%).

15.1% of the households in Charlotte City (South) 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.

93.1% of the residents in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC was $523,400, and the homeownership rate was 65.9%.

Most people in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 154k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.5% of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (20.8k people).

In 2022, there were 9.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.3k Asian (Non-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 (South) PUMA, NC are Spanish (8,198 households), Hindi (1,686 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,459 households).

Citizenship

93.1%
2022 Citizenship
93.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.1% of Charlotte City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, NC was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 3.12k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 1.43k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.3k ± 1.34k
6.88%
Hispanic Population
10.6k people

In 2022, there were 9.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.88% of the people in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC are hispanic (10.6k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

13.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.8k people
13.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20.3k people

As of 2022, 13.5% of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC residents (20.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC was 13.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,198 households (5.65%)
  2. Hindi
    1,686 households (1.16%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,459 households (1.01%)

15.1% of the households in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower 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 (South) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 5.65% of the households in Charlotte City (South) 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. Vietnam
    2,163 ± 356
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,162 ± 241
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    832 ± 202

Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC employs 75.6k people. The largest industries in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC are Banking & related activities (5,897 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,911 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,553 people), and the highest paying industries are Not specified manufacturing industries ($310,456), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($308,240), and Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($279,723).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
35,053
Women
46%
41,185
Men
54%

The workforce of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC in 2020 was 76,238 people, with 46% woman, and 54% men.

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Occupations

75.6k
2022 Value
−0.0767%
1 Year decline
± −0.0767%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −0.0767%, from 75.6k employees to 75.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, are Other managers (3,230 people), Chief executives & legislators (2,302 people), and Financial managers (2,172 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

75.6k
2022 Value
−0.0767%
1 Year decline
± −0.0767%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −0.0767%, from 75.6k employees to 75.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, are Banking & related activities (5,897 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,911 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,553 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Charlotte City (South) 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

$98,896
Median earning men ± $5,346
$54,108
Median earning women ± $3,061

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($154,140), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($123,848), and Information ($109,594).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,938), Public Administration ($96,683), and Manufacturing ($93,315).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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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.

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.571% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.476% 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 (South) PUMA, NC in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (46.3k), Graduate Degree (29.7k), and Some college (17.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC was $523,400 in 2022, which is 1.86 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $446,100 to $523,400, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC is 65.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC is $117,002. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Charlotte City (South) 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

$523,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,793
$41,693
Median Property Taxes
±$1,293

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.9% of the housing units in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.6%.

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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 (South) 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 (South) PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$117,002
Median Household Income
± $4,245
63.2k
Number of Households
± 1,981

In 2022, the median household income of the 63.2k households in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC grew to $117,002 from the previous year's value of $108,069.

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Wage Distribution

0.508
2022 Wage GINI in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC
0.505
2021 Wage GINI in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC was 0.508 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.54% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (25.5%)
  3. Carpooled (5.35%)

In 2022, 66.3% of workers in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (25.5%) and those who carpooled to work (5.35%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Charlotte City (South) 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 (South) 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 (South) PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.56% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC (7k out of 153k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

94.6% of the population of Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 63.4% on employee plans, 4.19% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 0.583% 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).

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 its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 16.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.39%
Uninsured
63.4%
Employer Coverage
4.19%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
0.583%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC grew by 1.36% from 5.32% to 5.39%.

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