Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
136,214
2.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
0.524% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.47%
5.99% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$102,942
8.78% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$357,200
21.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
68,329
3.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC had a population of 136k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $102,942. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC grew from 132,396 to 136,214, a 2.88% increase and its median household income grew from $94,632 to $102,942, a 8.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.28%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.75%).

14% of the households in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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.

95.3% of the residents in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (570 degrees awarded in 2022) and Living Arts College (74 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was $357,200, and the homeownership rate was 71%.

Most people in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC is home to a population of 136k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.2% of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (13.9k people).

In 2022, there were 2.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.2k people) in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.83k Two+ (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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are Spanish (9,129 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (998 households), and Vietnamese (992 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
70,482
Women
51.7%
65,759
Men
48.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 136,241 inhabitants, with 48.3% men, and 51.7% women.

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Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
94.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    79.2k ± 3.14k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    31.4k ± 2.69k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.83k ± 1.01k
10.6%
Hispanic Population
14.5k people

In 2022, there were 2.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.2k people) in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.83k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.6% of the people in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are hispanic (14.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,752 ± 1,275 people
  2. India
    1,239 ± 860 people
  3. Philippines
    625 ± 612 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 2,752 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC residents, followed by India with 1,239 and Philippines with 625.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people
10.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14k people

As of 2022, 10.2% of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC residents (13.9k 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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,129 households (7.13%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    998 households (0.78%)
  3. Vietnamese
    992 households (0.775%)

14% of the households in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was Spanish. 7.13% of the households in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,642 ± 343
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,638 ± 610
  3. Vietnam
    1,595 ± 398

Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC employs 68.3k people. The largest industries in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are Computer Systems Design (3,890 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,380 people), and Construction (3,311 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($214,161), Software publishing ($185,955), and Offices of dentists ($153,847).

Males in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,077. The income inequality in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,961
Women
49.2%
33,001
Men
50.8%

The workforce of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC in 2020 was 64,962 people, with 49.2% woman, and 50.8% men.

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Occupations

68.3k
2022 Value
3.76%
1 Year growth
± 3.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.76%, from 65.9k employees to 68.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC, are Other managers (3,597 people), Registered nurses (2,480 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,850 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

68.3k
2022 Value
3.76%
1 Year growth
± 3.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 3.76%, from 65.9k employees to 68.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC, are Computer Systems Design (3,890 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,380 people), and Construction (3,311 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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

$61,646
Median earning men ± $5,077
$49,764
Median earning women ± $4,395

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($114,130), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($95,955), and Manufacturing ($92,610).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($85,087), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,968), and Public Administration ($65,342).

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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.

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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC awarded 644 degrees. The student population of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,948 male students and 816 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are White (471 and 73.9%), followed by Black or African American (60 and 9.42%), Hispanic or Latino (46 and 7.22%), and Asian (45 and 7.06%).

The largest universities in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (570 and 88.5%) and Living Arts College (74 and 11.5%).

The most popular majors in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC are Divinity & Ministry (297 and 46.1%), Theological Studies (60 and 9.32%), and Christian Studies (59 and 9.16%).

The median tuition cost in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC for private four year colleges is $9,432.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 68.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,764 (70.5% men and 29.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,764 students enrolled in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC, 70.5% men and 29.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,166 records, of which 29.3% were women and 70.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 225 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was Divinity & Ministry with 225 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 570 degrees awarded
  2. 74 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with 570 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 468 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC, which is 2.66 times more than the 176 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 471 degrees mean that there were 7.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 60 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($15,324) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,276) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.662% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% 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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (32k), Some college (19k), and Graduate Degree (17.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was $357,200 in 2022, which is 1.27 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $294,800 to $357,200, a 21.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC is 71%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 29.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC is $102,942. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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

$357,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,188
$35,275
Median Property Taxes
±$1,630

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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71%
Homeownership
2022
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71% of the housing units in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$102,942
Median Household Income
± $3,797
49.7k
Number of Households
± 2,177

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.7k households in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC grew to $102,942 from the previous year's value of $94,632.

The following chart displays the households in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.304% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.82%)

In 2022, 69.3% of workers in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.82%).

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

29.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (29.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.95% of the workforce in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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 Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC (8.75k out of 135k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns 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

92.1% of the population of Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 59.1% on employee plans, 7.96% on Medicaid, 9.08% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 1.94% 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 27% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 42.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.91%
Uninsured
59.1%
Employer Coverage
7.96%
Medicaid
9.08%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
1.94%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC declined by 1.08% from 7.99% to 7.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wake County (Northeast)--Raleigh City (Northeast), Wake Forest & Rolesville Towns PUMA, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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