Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
144,083
1.29% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.1
2.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.2%
10% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$60,870
6.45% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$191,300
15.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
63,947
1.09% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC had a population of 144k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $60,870. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC grew from 142,251 to 144,083, a 1.29% increase and its median household income grew from $57,184 to $60,870, a 6.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (48.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.46%), White (Hispanic) (3.97%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%).

17% of the households in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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.

94.6% of the residents in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are Guilford Technical Community College (2,800 degrees awarded in 2022), High Point University (1,732 degrees), and South University-High Point (9 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was $191,300, and the homeownership rate was 61.8%.

Most people in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC is home to a population of 144k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.7% of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (15.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.5k people) in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 43.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.86k 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 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are Spanish (11,909 households), Urdu (1,626 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,050 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
74,369
Women
51.7%
69,348
Men
48.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 143,717 inhabitants, with 48.3% men, and 51.7% women.

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Citizenship

94.6%
2022 Citizenship
94%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.6% of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    70.5k ± 1.59k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    43.8k ± 2.15k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.86k ± 899
11%
Hispanic Population
15.9k people

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.5k people) in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 43.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.86k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11% of the people in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are hispanic (15.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,018 ± 1,335 people
  2. Pakistan
    1,387 ± 910 people
  3. Italy
    692 ± 644 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 3,018 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC residents, followed by Pakistan with 1,387 and Italy with 692.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.4k people
11.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.1k people

As of 2022, 10.7% of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC residents (15.4k 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 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,909 households (8.78%)
  2. Urdu
    1,626 households (1.2%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,050 households (0.774%)

17% of the households in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was Spanish. 8.78% of the households in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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
    2,350 ± 400
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,600 ± 369
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,292 ± 283

Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC employs 63.9k people. The largest industries in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are Restaurants & Food Services (4,968 people), Construction (3,594 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,201 people), and the highest paying industries are Convenience Stores ($145,942), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($131,210), and Offices of physicians ($127,672).

Males in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,366. The income inequality in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,214
Women
49.5%
31,839
Men
50.5%

The workforce of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC in 2020 was 63,053 people, with 49.5% woman, and 50.5% men.

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Occupations

63.9k
2022 Value
1.09%
1 Year growth
± 1.09%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.09%, from 63.3k employees to 63.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,866 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,713 people), and Cashiers (1,627 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

63.9k
2022 Value
1.09%
1 Year growth
± 1.09%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.09%, from 63.3k employees to 63.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,968 people), Construction (3,594 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,201 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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

$42,804
Median earning men ± $1,819
$34,571
Median earning women ± $1,571

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($55,852), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,135), and Information ($51,848).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,505), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,295), and Construction ($48,194).

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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 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC awarded 4,541 degrees. The student population of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,772 male students and 9,327 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are White (2,656 and 59.2%), followed by Black or African American (893 and 19.9%), Hispanic or Latino (404 and 9.01%), and Asian (189 and 4.21%).

The largest universities in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Guilford Technical Community College (2,800 and 61.7%), High Point University (1,732 and 38.1%), and South University-High Point (9 and 0.198%).

The most popular majors in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (615 and 13.5%), General Business Administration & Management (397 and 8.74%), and Information Technology (253 and 5.57%).

The median tuition cost in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC for private four year colleges is $36,636.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 16,099 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 16,099 students enrolled in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,456 records, of which 54.7% were women and 45.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 69 degrees awarded
  2. 615 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was General Business Administration & Management with 69 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,800 degrees awarded
  2. 1,732 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Guilford Technical Community College with 2,800 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,948 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC, which is 0.751 times less than the 2,593 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 2,656 degrees mean that there were 2.97 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 893 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($36,636) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($5,280) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.5% 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 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (29.6k), Some college (27.7k), and Bachelors Degree (21.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was $191,300 in 2022, which is 0.679 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $165,200 to $191,300, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC is 61.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC is $60,870. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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

$191,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,754
$34,539
Median Property Taxes
±$1,500

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Rent vs Own

61.8%
Homeownership
2022
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.8% of the housing units in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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.

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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.
$60,870
Median Household Income
± $2,975
55.9k
Number of Households
± 2,096

In 2022, the median household income of the 55.9k households in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC grew to $60,870 from the previous year's value of $57,184.

The following chart displays the households in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, 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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Wage Distribution

0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.737% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.82%)

In 2022, 78.2% of workers in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (7.82%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Guilford County (South)--High Point City 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 Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC (21k out of 138k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Health

88.4% of the population of Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.56% 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 24% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.6%
Uninsured
43.2%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC grew by 2.3% from 11.3% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Guilford County (South)--High Point City PUMA, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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