Granville County, NC

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2022 Population
61,161
0.504% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.5
1.16% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
0.0379% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,079
12.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$208,600
17.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Granville County, NC had a population of 61.2k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $68,079. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Granville County, NC grew from 60,854 to 61,161, a 0.504% increase and its median household income grew from $60,606 to $68,079, a 12.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Granville County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.8%), Other (Hispanic) (4.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.7%), and White (Hispanic) (2.53%).

None of the households in Granville 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.

96.7% of the residents in Granville County, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Granville County, NC was $208,600, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%.

Most people in Granville County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Granville County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Granville County, NC is home to a population of 61.2k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.36% of Granville County, NC residents were born outside of the country (3.28k people).

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Granville County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.97k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Granville County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Granville County, NC was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Granville County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.4k ± 221
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 514
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 613
9.33%
Hispanic Population
5.7k people

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Granville County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.97k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.33% of the people in Granville County, NC are hispanic (5.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Granville County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.36%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.28k people
4.63%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.82k people

As of 2022, 5.36% of Granville County, NC residents (3.28k 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 Granville County, NC was 4.63%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    974 ± 183
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    755 ± 202
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    714 ± 220

Granville County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Granville County, NC employs 26.9k people. The largest industries in Granville County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,777 people), Manufacturing (3,458 people), and Retail Trade (2,784 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,823), Finance & Insurance ($73,105), and Information ($70,547).

Occupations

26.9k
2022 Value
± 1,399
−1.9%
1 Year decline
± 7.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Granville County, NC declined at a rate of −1.9%, from 27.4k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Granville County, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,494 people), Management Occupations (2,589 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,259 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Granville County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.9k
2022 Value
± 1,399
−1.9%
1 Year decline
± 7.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Granville County, NC declined at a rate of −1.9%, from 27.4k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Granville County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,777 people), Manufacturing (3,458 people), and Retail Trade (2,784 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Granville County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Granville 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

$47,255
Median earning men ± $3,101
$39,801
Median earning women ± $2,175

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($99,000), Information ($69,048), and Public Administration ($60,809).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($75,649), Information ($71,380), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,011).

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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. 284
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 186
    Retail Trade
  3. 184
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Granville County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 52.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.772%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Granville County, NC was $208,600 in 2022, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $177,600 to $208,600, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Granville County, NC is 76.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Granville County, NC have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Granville County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Granville County, NC is $68,079. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Granville County, NC was Census Tract 9706.01 with a value of $88,767, followed by Census Tract 9707.01 and Census Tract 9701.01, with respective values of $76,121 and $72,770.

Property

$208,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,704
$16,449
Median Property Taxes
±$990

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 Granville County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Granville County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
Homeownership
2022
61.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.5% of the housing units in Granville County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9706.01
  2. Census Tract 9707.01
  3. Census Tract 9701.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Granville County, NC was Census Tract 9706.01 with a value of $88,767, followed by Census Tract 9707.01 and Census Tract 9701.01, with respective values of $76,121 and $72,770.

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

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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.
$68,079
Median Household Income
± $3,010
21.5k
Number of Households
± 1,180

In 2022, the median household income of the 21.5k households in Granville County, NC grew to $68,079 from the previous year's value of $60,606.

The following chart displays the households in Granville 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 Granville 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 (81.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.37%)
  3. Carpooled (7.58%)

In 2022, 81.7% of workers in Granville County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.37%) and those who carpooled to work (7.58%).

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

30.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Granville County, NC have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Granville 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 Granville County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Granville County, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Granville County, NC (8.25k out of 57.4k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Granville County, NC is Black, followed by White 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

89.4% of the population of Granville County, NC has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 9.76% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Granville County, NC see 2159 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.01% decrease from the previous year (2226 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3183 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 269 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,159 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Granville County, NC

Primary care physicians in Granville County, NC see an average of 2,159 patients per year. This represents a 3.01% decrease from the previous year (2,226 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Granville 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 23% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
47.3%
Employer Coverage
17.7%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
9.76%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Granville County, NC grew by 5.85% from 9.99% to 10.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Granville County, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 38.7 in Granville County, NC.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 35.7% in Granville County, NC.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.2% in Granville County, NC.

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