Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
138,711
0.399% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
1.59% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.17%
12.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,740
7.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$369,000
15.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC had a population of 139k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $77,740. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC grew from 138,160 to 138,711, a 0.399% increase and its median household income grew from $72,049 to $77,740, a 7.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.9%), Other (Hispanic) (5.78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.21%).

18.1% of the households in Raleigh City (North) 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.

91.2% of the residents in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are Miller-Motte College-Raleigh (165 degrees awarded in 2022) and Gwinnett College (73 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was $369,000, and the homeownership rate was 50.7%.

Most people in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC is home to a population of 139k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.1% of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (19.5k people).

In 2022, there were 3.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.1k people) in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.02k 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 Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are Spanish (13,311 households), Arabic (1,180 households), and Vietnamese (924 households).

Citizenship

91.2%
2022 Citizenship
91.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.2% of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was 91.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    85.1k ± 2.76k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.6k ± 2.02k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    8.02k ± 1.58k
12.1%
Hispanic Population
16.8k people

In 2022, there were 3.08 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.1k people) in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.02k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.1% of the people in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are hispanic (16.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
19.5k people
13.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
18.6k people

As of 2022, 14.1% of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC residents (19.5k 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 Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was 13.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,311 households (10.2%)
  2. Arabic
    1,180 households (0.902%)
  3. Vietnamese
    924 households (0.706%)

18.1% of the households in Raleigh City (North) 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 Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was Spanish. 10.2% of the households in Raleigh City (North) 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
    2,038 ± 304
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,232 ± 297
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    939 ± 227

Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC employs 74.6k people. The largest industries in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are Restaurants & Food Services (4,619 people), Computer Systems Design (4,611 people), and Construction (4,567 people), and the highest paying industries are Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying ($242,840), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($202,902), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($184,236).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,450
Women
47.9%
39,658
Men
52.1%

The workforce of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC in 2020 was 76,108 people, with 47.9% woman, and 52.1% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC.

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Occupations

74.6k
2022 Value
1.04%
1 Year growth
± 1.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.04%, from 73.8k employees to 74.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC, are Other managers (3,158 people), Accountants & auditors (1,904 people), and Software developers (1,827 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

74.6k
2022 Value
1.04%
1 Year growth
± 1.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.04%, from 73.8k employees to 74.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,619 people), Computer Systems Design (4,611 people), and Construction (4,567 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Raleigh City (North) 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

$52,782
Median earning men ± $3,413
$45,101
Median earning women ± $2,051

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,867), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,896), and Manufacturing ($78,241).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($68,594), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($62,583), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,192).

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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

In 2022, universities in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC awarded 238 degrees. The student population of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 70 male students and 238 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are Black or African American (154 and 64.7%), followed by White (39 and 16.4%), Hispanic or Latino (22 and 9.24%), and Two or More Races (13 and 5.46%).

The largest universities in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Miller-Motte College-Raleigh (165 and 69.3%) and Gwinnett College (73 and 30.7%).

The most popular majors in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (85 and 35.7%), Medical Assistant (43 and 18.1%), and Massage Therapy (41 and 17.2%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.4% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.552% 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 Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (38.6k), Graduate Degree (21.1k), and Some college (18.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was $369,000 in 2022, which is 1.31 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $318,800 to $369,000, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC is 50.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC is $77,740. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Raleigh City (North) 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

$369,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,076
$31,633
Median Property Taxes
±$1,332

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 Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

50.7%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.7% of the housing units in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Raleigh City (North) 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 Raleigh City (North) 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.
$77,740
Median Household Income
± $2,365
62.4k
Number of Households
± 2,128

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.4k households in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC grew to $77,740 from the previous year's value of $72,049.

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Wage Distribution

0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.03% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (19%)
  3. Carpooled (7.27%)

In 2022, 70.4% of workers in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19%) and those who carpooled to work (7.27%).

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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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Raleigh City (North) 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 Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC (12.6k out of 138k 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 Males 18 - 24 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Raleigh City (North) 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

88.6% of the population of Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 51.8% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 0.69% 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 20% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% 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

11.4%
Uninsured
51.8%
Employer Coverage
10.5%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
0.69%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC declined by 7.21% from 12.3% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Raleigh City (North) PUMA, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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