Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
111,689
0.878% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.8
0.28% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.3%
2.08% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$52,249
7.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$142,800
16.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
45,145
0.656% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC had a population of 112k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $52,249. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC grew from 110,717 to 111,689, a 0.878% increase and its median household income grew from $48,563 to $52,249, a 7.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), White (Hispanic) (3.13%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.74%).

7.79% of the households in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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.

98.4% of the residents in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are Lenoir Community College (986 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was $142,800, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%.

Most people in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC is home to a population of 112k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.93% of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (3.27k people).

In 2022, there were 2.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.7k people) in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.05k 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 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are Spanish (6,704 households), Vietnamese (206 households), and Polish (138 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
56,382
Women
50.7%
54,929
Men
49.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 111,311 inhabitants, with 49.3% men, and 50.7% women.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.7k ± 2.29k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    29.9k ± 1.19k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.05k ± 806
8.76%
Hispanic Population
9.78k people

In 2022, there were 2.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.7k people) in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.05k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.76% of the people in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are hispanic (9.78k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,300 ± 880 people
  2. Philippines
    200 ± 347 people
  3. Vietnam
    183 ± 332 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 1,300 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC residents, followed by Philippines with 200 and Vietnam with 183.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.93%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.27k people
2.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.21k people

As of 2022, 2.93% of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC residents (3.27k 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 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was 2.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,704 households (6.48%)
  2. Vietnamese
    206 households (0.199%)
  3. Polish
    138 households (0.133%)

7.79% of the households in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was Spanish. 6.48% of the households in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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 (2001-)
    5,334 ± 849
  2. Vietnam
    2,456 ± 317
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,815 ± 415

Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC employs 45.1k people. The largest industries in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are Construction (3,278 people), U. S. Marines (2,988 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,845 people), and the highest paying industries are Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($134,636), Banking & related activities ($103,606), and Computer Systems Design ($100,607).

Males in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,951. The income inequality in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,328
Women
46.7%
24,350
Men
53.3%

The workforce of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC in 2020 was 45,678 people, with 46.7% woman, and 53.3% men.

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Occupations

45.1k
2022 Value
0.656%
1 Year growth
± 0.656%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 0.656%, from 44.9k employees to 45.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,382 people), Retail salespersons (1,378 people), and Registered nurses (1,286 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45.1k
2022 Value
0.656%
1 Year growth
± 0.656%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 0.656%, from 44.9k employees to 45.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC, are Construction (3,278 people), U. S. Marines (2,988 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,845 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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

$38,245
Median earning men ± $2,060
$29,250
Median earning women ± $1,279

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,582), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,805), and Public Administration ($52,320).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,625), Information ($43,344), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,545).

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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 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC awarded 986 degrees. The student population of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 792 male students and 1,407 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are White (602 and 61.6%), followed by Black or African American (205 and 21%), Hispanic or Latino (123 and 12.6%), and Asian (22 and 2.25%).

The largest universities in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Lenoir Community College (986 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (177 and 18%), Medical Office Management (89 and 9.03%), and Welding Technology (71 and 7.2%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,199 students enrolled in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC, 36% men and 64% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,143 records, of which 60.9% were women and 39.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 177 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 177 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
986 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lenoir Community College with 986 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 410 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC, which is 0.712 times less than the 576 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 602 degrees mean that there were 2.94 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 205 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,432) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($136) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.999% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.725% 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 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (29k), Some college (20.4k), and Secondary Education (14.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was $142,800 in 2022, which is 0.507 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,900 to $142,800, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC is 65.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC is $52,249. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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

$142,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,352
$28,779
Median Property Taxes
±$1,489

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Rent vs Own

65.5%
Homeownership
2022
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.5% of the housing units in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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.
$52,249
Median Household Income
± $2,661
43.9k
Number of Households
± 2,000

In 2022, the median household income of the 43.9k households in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC grew to $52,249 from the previous year's value of $48,563.

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Wage Distribution

0.422
2022 Wage GINI in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC
0.416
2021 Wage GINI in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.32%)

In 2022, 82.8% of workers in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.84%) and those who worked at home (4.32%).

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.41% of the workforce in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties 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 Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC (19.1k out of 110k 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 Females 55 - 64 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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Health

90.3% of the population of Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 29.3% on employee plans, 19.9% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 19% on non-group plans, and 10.5% 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 27.3% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.71%
Uninsured
29.3%
Employer Coverage
19.9%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
19%
Non-Group
10.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lenoir, Onslow (North) & Jones Counties PUMA, NC declined by 8.1% from 10.6% to 9.71%.

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