Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
108,629
0.609% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
0.495% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
20.6%
3.21% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$49,655
9.21% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$115,200
17.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
44,393
1.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC had a population of 109k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $49,655. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC declined from 109,295 to 108,629, a −0.609% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,467 to $49,655, a 9.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.4%), Other (Hispanic) (11.3%), White (Hispanic) (8.11%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%).

21.2% of the households in Sampson & Duplin 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.

91.2% of the residents in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are Sampson Community College (199625) (637 degrees awarded in 2022) and James Sprunt Community College (395 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was $115,200, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29 minutes. The average car ownership in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC is home to a population of 109k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.6% of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (12.6k people).

In 2022, there were 2.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (54.5k people) in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.3k 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 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are Spanish (19,899 households), Haitian (636 households), and Arabic (455 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
54,775
Women
50.2%
54,334
Men
49.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 109,109 inhabitants, with 49.8% men, and 50.2% women.

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Citizenship

91.2%
2022 Citizenship
91.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.2% of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was 91.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    54.5k ± 93
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.4k ± 577
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 1.33k
22%
Hispanic Population
23.9k people

In 2022, there were 2.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (54.5k people) in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22% of the people in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are hispanic (23.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,348 ± 1,751 people
  2. Honduras
    3,010 ± 1,328 people
  3. Guatemala
    985 ± 767 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 5,348 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC residents, followed by Honduras with 3,010 and Guatemala with 985.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.6k people
11.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people

As of 2022, 11.6% of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC residents (12.6k 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 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was 11.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    19,899 households (19.5%)
  2. Haitian
    636 households (0.624%)
  3. Arabic
    455 households (0.447%)

21.2% of the households in Sampson & Duplin 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 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was Spanish. 19.5% of the households in Sampson & Duplin 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. Vietnam
    1,753 ± 246
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,195 ± 288
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,037 ± 242

Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC employs 44.4k people. The largest industries in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are Construction (4,198 people), Animal slaughtering & processing (3,040 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,027 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of dentists ($97,799), Banking & related activities ($93,115), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($92,990).

Males in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.15 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,568. The income inequality in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.375, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,295
Women
47.6%
25,613
Men
52.4%

The workforce of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC in 2020 was 48,908 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

44.4k
2022 Value
1.4%
1 Year growth
± 1.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.4%, from 43.8k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,508 people), Registered nurses (1,456 people), and Construction laborers (1,390 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

44.4k
2022 Value
1.4%
1 Year growth
± 1.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC grew at a rate of 1.4%, from 43.8k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC, are Construction (4,198 people), Animal slaughtering & processing (3,040 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,027 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Sampson & Duplin 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

$39,535
Median earning men ± $1,763
$31,154
Median earning women ± $1,624

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($69,360), Public Administration ($55,066), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,727).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($43,361), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,187), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,379).

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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 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC awarded 1,032 degrees. The student population of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 956 male students and 1,993 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are White (478 and 47%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (284 and 28%), Black or African American (206 and 20.3%), and Two or More Races (22 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Sampson Community College (199625) (637 and 61.7%) and James Sprunt Community College (395 and 38.3%).

The most popular majors in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (257 and 24.9%), General Business Administration & Management (121 and 11.7%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (79 and 7.66%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,949 students enrolled in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC, 32.4% men and 67.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,313 records, of which 64.7% were women and 35.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 257 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 257 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 637 degrees awarded
  2. 395 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sampson Community College (199625) with 637 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 375 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC, which is 0.571 times less than the 657 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 478 degrees mean that there were 1.68 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 284 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,774) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($93) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,145) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.968% 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 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27k), Some college (19.9k), and Secondary Education (16.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was $115,200 in 2022, which is 0.409 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $98,300 to $115,200, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 29 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC is $49,655. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Sampson & Duplin 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

$115,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,528
$29,740
Median Property Taxes
±$1,146

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.3% of the housing units in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sampson & Duplin 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

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$49,655
Median Household Income
± $1,907
41.7k
Number of Households
± 1,507

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.7k households in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC grew to $49,655 from the previous year's value of $45,467.

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Wage Distribution

0.375
2022 Wage GINI in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC
0.386
2021 Wage GINI in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was 0.375 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.7% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.09%)

In 2022, 81.6% of workers in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (4.09%).

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Commute Time

29 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC have a longer commute time (29 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.07% of the workforce in Sampson & Duplin 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 Sampson & Duplin 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 Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC (22k out of 107k 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 Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sampson & Duplin Counties 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

84.7% of the population of Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 35% on employee plans, 22.9% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.64% 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 25.5% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.3%
Uninsured
35%
Employer Coverage
22.9%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
1.64%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sampson & Duplin Counties PUMA, NC declined by 0.881% from 15.5% to 15.3%.

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