Monroe City PUMA, NC

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2021 Population
115,970
4.54% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
39.3
1.26% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
13.2%
0.475% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$58,826
10.1% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$181,500
6.58% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
50,699
4.53% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Monroe City PUMA, NC had a population of 116k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $58,826. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Monroe City PUMA, NC declined from 121,480 to 115,970, a −4.54% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,417 to $58,826, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe City PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), White (Hispanic) (7.18%), Other (Hispanic) (4.16%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%).

14.2% of the households in Monroe 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.

94.5% of the residents in Monroe City PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Union (East) & Anson Counties--Monroe City PUMA, NC are Wingate University (856 degrees awarded in 2021), South Piedmont Community College (548 degrees), and Anson College of Cosmetology (4 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Monroe City PUMA, NC was $181,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%.

Most people in Monroe City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe City PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Monroe City PUMA, NC is home to a population of 116k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 7.64% of Monroe City PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (8.86k people).

In 2021, there were 2.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71k people) in Monroe City PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Monroe City PUMA, NC are Spanish (13,790 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (266 households), and Hmong (228 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,918
Women
50%
58,010
Men
50%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 115,928 inhabitants, with 50% men, and 50% women.

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Citizenship

94.5%
2021 Citizenship
94.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 94.5% of Monroe City PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Monroe City PUMA, NC was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monroe City PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    71k ± 1.72k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.2k ± 1.17k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.32k ± 1.31k
13.6%
Hispanic Population
15.8k people

In 2021, there were 2.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71k people) in Monroe City PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.6% of the people in Monroe City PUMA, NC are hispanic (15.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,345 ± 1,753 people
  2. Guatemala
    537 ± 568 people
  3. El Salvador
    328 ± 444 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Monroe City PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 5,345 Monroe City PUMA, NC residents, followed by Guatemala with 537 and El Salvador with 328.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.64%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.86k people
7.11%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
8.64k people

As of 2021, 7.64% of Monroe City PUMA, NC residents (8.86k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monroe City PUMA, NC was 7.11%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,790 households (12.6%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    266 households (0.243%)
  3. Hmong
    228 households (0.208%)

14.2% of the households in Monroe 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Monroe City PUMA, NC was Spanish. 12.6% of the households in Monroe 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
    2,338 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,017 ± 271
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    794 ± 191

Monroe City PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Monroe City PUMA, NC employs 50.7k people. The largest industries in Monroe City PUMA, NC are Construction (4,719 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,117 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,649 people), and the highest paying industries are Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($208,057), Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers ($129,546), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($110,819).

Males in Monroe City PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,907. The income inequality in Monroe City PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.415, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
25,217
Women
47.5%
27,886
Men
52.5%

The workforce of Monroe City PUMA, NC in 2020 was 53,103 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

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Occupations

50.7k
2021 Value
−4.53%
1 Year decline
± −4.53%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Monroe City PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −4.53%, from 53.1k employees to 50.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monroe City PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,848 people), Other managers (1,461 people), and Registered nurses (1,271 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monroe City PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.7k
2021 Value
−4.53%
1 Year decline
± −4.53%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Monroe City PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −4.53%, from 53.1k employees to 50.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monroe City PUMA, NC, are Construction (4,719 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,117 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,649 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monroe City PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Monroe 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

$41,928
Median earning men ± $1,340
$30,832
Median earning women ± $1,292

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,833), Information ($54,932), and Public Administration ($53,472).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,750), Public Administration ($47,021), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,974).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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. $53.7B
  2. $49.7B
  3. $44.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.7B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B) and Machinery ($44.5B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$462B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
100% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $462B. This is expected to increase 100% to $926B by 2050.

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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. $32.8B
  2. $26.1B
  3. $18.1B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $32.8B, followed by Virginia with $26.1B and Georgia and $18.1B.

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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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In 2021, universities in Monroe City PUMA, NC awarded 1,408 degrees. The student population of Monroe City PUMA, NC in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 2,375 male students and 4,031 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monroe City PUMA, NC are White (877 and 63.6%), followed by Black or African American (206 and 14.9%), Hispanic or Latino (104 and 7.54%), and Unknown (77 and 5.58%).

The largest universities in Monroe City PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Wingate University (856 and 60.8%), South Piedmont Community College (548 and 38.9%), and Anson College of Cosmetology (4 and 0.284%).

The most popular majors in Union (East) & Anson Counties--Monroe City PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (158 and 11.2%), General Business Administration & Management (91 and 6.46%), and Pharmacy (81 and 5.75%).

The median tuition cost in Union (East) & Anson Counties--Monroe City PUMA, NC for private four year colleges is $40,070.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in Monroe City PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 84.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 5.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 6,406 (37.1% men and 62.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 6,406 students enrolled in Monroe City PUMA, NC, 37.1% men and 62.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,518 records, of which 63.8% were women and 36.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 53 degree-majors awarded
  2. 49 degree-majors awarded
  3. 62 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Union (East) & Anson Counties--Monroe City PUMA, NC was General Psychology with 53 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Union (East) & Anson Counties--Monroe City PUMA, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 856 degrees awarded
  2. 548 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wingate University with 856 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 512 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monroe City PUMA, NC, which is 0.571 times less than the 896 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 877 degrees mean that there were 4.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 206 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 ($40,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($191) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.43% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% 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 Monroe City PUMA, NC in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (29.4k), Some college (20.9k), and Secondary Education (17.5k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Monroe City PUMA, NC was $181,500 in 2021, which is 0.741 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $170,300 to $181,500, a 6.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Monroe City PUMA, NC is 72.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Monroe City PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monroe City PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Monroe City PUMA, NC is $58,826. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Monroe City PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $128,604, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $120,640 and $112,051.

Property

$181,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$8,349
$29,823
Median Property Taxes
±$1,249

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Rent vs Own

72.7%
Homeownership
2021
65.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 72.7% of the housing units in Monroe City PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Monroe City PUMA, NC was Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $128,604, followed by Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $120,640 and $112,051.

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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.
$58,826
Median Household Income
± $2,660
41k
Number of Households
± 1,524

In 2021, the median household income of the 41k households in Monroe City PUMA, NC grew to $58,826 from the previous year's value of $53,417.

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Wage Distribution

0.415
2021 Wage GINI in Monroe City PUMA, NC
0.414
2020 Wage GINI in Monroe City PUMA, NC

In 2021, the income inequality in Monroe City PUMA, NC was 0.415 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.225% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Monroe City PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Monroe City PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.36%)

In 2021, 79.1% of workers in Monroe City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (5.36%).

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monroe City PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.35% of the workforce in Monroe City PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monroe City PUMA, NC (14.8k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monroe City 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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87.5% of the population of Monroe City PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 42.7% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.38% 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 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.5%
Uninsured
42.7%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monroe City PUMA, NC declined by 2.44% from 12.8% to 12.5%.

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