Pamlico County, NC

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2022 Population
12,317
0.195% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
54.2
0.185% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.8%
3.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,867
7.18% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$198,600
19.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,494
0.672% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pamlico County, NC had a population of 12.3k people with a median age of 54.2 and a median household income of $55,867. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pamlico County, NC grew from 12,293 to 12,317, a 0.195% increase and its median household income grew from $52,124 to $55,867, a 7.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pamlico County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.12%), White (Hispanic) (1.84%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%).

None of the households in Pamlico County, 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.

98.1% of the residents in Pamlico County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pamlico County, NC are Pamlico Community College (90 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Pamlico County, NC was $198,600, and the homeownership rate was 81.6%.

Most people in Pamlico County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Pamlico County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pamlico County, NC is home to a population of 12.3k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.96% of Pamlico County, NC residents were born outside of the country (365 people).

In 2022, there were 3.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.1k people) in Pamlico County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.36k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 261 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Pamlico County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pamlico County, NC was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pamlico County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.1k ± 12
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.36k ± 51
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    261 ± 121
4.49%
Hispanic Population
553 people

In 2022, there were 3.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.1k people) in Pamlico County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.36k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 261 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.49% of the people in Pamlico County, NC are hispanic (553 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.96%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
365 people
2.99%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
368 people

As of 2022, 2.96% of Pamlico County, NC residents (365 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 Pamlico County, NC was 2.99%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Economy

The economy of Pamlico County, NC employs 4.49k people. The largest industries in Pamlico County, NC are Retail Trade (549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), and Manufacturing (401 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,478), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,186), and Public Administration ($69,509).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.49k
2022 Value
± 400
0.672%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pamlico County, NC grew at a rate of 0.672%, from 4.46k employees to 4.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pamlico County, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (448 people), Sales & Related Occupations (415 people), and Production Occupations (384 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pamlico County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.49k
2022 Value
± 400
0.672%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pamlico County, NC grew at a rate of 0.672%, from 4.46k employees to 4.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pamlico County, NC, are Retail Trade (549 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (542 people), and Manufacturing (401 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pamlico County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Pamlico County, 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

$43,487
Median earning men ± $10,613
$27,406
Median earning women ± $3,194

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($90,186), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($71,250), and Public Administration ($69,637).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($69,350), Information ($67,708), and Construction ($51,154).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 103
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 58
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 50
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pamlico County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.577%).

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 Pamlico County, NC awarded 90 degrees. The student population of Pamlico County, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 87 male students and 242 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pamlico County, NC are White (63 and 70%), followed by Black or African American (22 and 24.4%), Two or More Races (2 and 2.22%), and Unknown (2 and 2.22%).

The largest universities in Pamlico County, NC by number of degrees awarded are Pamlico Community College (90 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Pamlico County, NC are Welding Technology (14 and 15.6%), Medical Office Management (14 and 15.6%), and Medical Assistant (11 and 12.2%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 329 students enrolled in Pamlico County, NC, 26.4% men and 73.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 208 records, of which 70.7% were women and 29.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 7 degrees awarded
  2. 4 degrees awarded
  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pamlico County, NC was Electroneurodiagnostic Technician with 7 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Pamlico County, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
90 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pamlico Community College with 90 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 28 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pamlico County, NC, which is 0.452 times less than the 62 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 63 degrees mean that there were 2.86 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,824) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($43) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pamlico County, NC was $198,600 in 2022, which is 0.705 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $166,500 to $198,600, a 19.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Pamlico County, NC is 81.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pamlico County, NC have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pamlico County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2022, 12.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pamlico County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.8%.

Property

$198,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$26,225
N/A
Median Property Taxes
±N/A

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 Pamlico County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.6%
Homeownership
2022
66.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.6% of the housing units in Pamlico County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501.01
  2. Census Tract 9502.02

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pamlico County, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$55,867
Median Household Income
± $4,627
5.13k
Number of Households
± 392

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.13k households in Pamlico County, NC grew to $55,867 from the previous year's value of $52,124.

The following chart displays the households in Pamlico County, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pamlico County, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.2%)
  3. Carpooled (4.95%)

In 2022, 83.4% of workers in Pamlico County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.2%) and those who carpooled to work (4.95%).

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

23.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pamlico County, NC have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.14% of the workforce in Pamlico County, 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 Pamlico County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pamlico County, NC have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pamlico County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.8%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pamlico County, NC (1.59k out of 11.5k 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 N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pamlico County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 26.8% of the children was living in poverty in Pamlico County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 165 in Pamlico County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 40 per 100,000 population.

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Health

90.7% of the population of Pamlico County, NC has health coverage, with 27.2% on employee plans, 16.6% on Medicaid, 20.4% on Medicare, 23.4% on non-group plans, and 3.13% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pamlico County, NC see 3182 patients per year on average, which represents a 25.6% increase from the previous year (2534 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3179 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 908 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,182 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pamlico County, NC

Primary care physicians in Pamlico County, NC see an average of 3,182 patients per year. This represents a 25.6% increase from the previous year (2,534 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pamlico County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.3% under 18 years, 12.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.32%
Uninsured
27.2%
Employer Coverage
16.6%
Medicaid
20.4%
Medicare
23.4%
Non-Group
3.13%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pamlico County, NC declined by 0.129% from 9.34% to 9.32%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.3% in Pamlico County, NC.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.6% in Pamlico County, NC.

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