Pasquotank County, NC

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2022 Population
40,454
0.532% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39
0.257% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.6%
11.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,411
8.67% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$201,500
12.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
17,817
0.763% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pasquotank County, NC had a population of 40.5k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $61,411. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pasquotank County, NC grew from 40,240 to 40,454, a 0.532% increase and its median household income grew from $56,510 to $61,411, a 8.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pasquotank County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%), White (Hispanic) (2.85%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.74%).

None of the households in Pasquotank 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.

98.7% of the residents in Pasquotank County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pasquotank County, NC are College of the Albemarle (623 degrees awarded in 2022), Elizabeth City State University (340 degrees), and Mid-Atlantic Christian University (199458) (20 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Pasquotank County, NC was $201,500, and the homeownership rate was 64.2%.

Most people in Pasquotank County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Pasquotank County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pasquotank County, NC is home to a population of 40.5k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.85% of Pasquotank County, NC residents were born outside of the country (1.15k people).

In 2022, there were 1.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.7k people) in Pasquotank County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Pasquotank County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pasquotank County, NC was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pasquotank County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 159
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14.2k ± 314
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.29k ± 361
6.18%
Hispanic Population
2.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.7k people) in Pasquotank County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.18% of the people in Pasquotank County, NC are hispanic (2.5k 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

2.85%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.15k people
2.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.12k people

As of 2022, 2.85% of Pasquotank County, NC residents (1.15k 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 Pasquotank County, NC was 2.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,214 ± 361
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    694 ± 207
  3. Vietnam
    687 ± 136

Pasquotank County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pasquotank County, NC employs 17.8k people. The largest industries in Pasquotank County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,714 people), Manufacturing (2,002 people), and Retail Trade (1,971 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($67,969), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($67,073), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,742).

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

17.8k
2022 Value
± 1,197
0.763%
1 Year growth
± 9.21%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pasquotank County, NC grew at a rate of 0.763%, from 17.7k employees to 17.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pasquotank County, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,168 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,771 people), and Management Occupations (1,631 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pasquotank County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.8k
2022 Value
± 1,197
0.763%
1 Year growth
± 9.21%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pasquotank County, NC grew at a rate of 0.763%, from 17.7k employees to 17.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pasquotank County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,714 people), Manufacturing (2,002 people), and Retail Trade (1,971 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pasquotank County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Pasquotank 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

$46,932
Median earning men ± $3,291
$34,406
Median earning women ± $2,781

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,047), Manufacturing ($63,841), and Wholesale Trade ($59,559).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,243), Construction ($47,143), and Public Administration ($41,194).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 430
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 239
    Retail Trade
  3. 229
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pasquotank County, NC went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.809%).

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 Pasquotank County, NC awarded 983 degrees. The student population of Pasquotank County, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,819 male students and 2,777 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pasquotank County, NC are White (507 and 51.8%), followed by Black or African American (296 and 30.2%), Unknown (63 and 6.44%), and Two or More Races (46 and 4.7%).

The largest universities in Pasquotank County, NC by number of degrees awarded are College of the Albemarle (623 and 63.4%), Elizabeth City State University (340 and 34.6%), and Mid-Atlantic Christian University (199458) (20 and 2.03%).

The most popular majors in Pasquotank County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (208 and 21.2%), General Business Administration & Management (82 and 8.34%), and Welding Technology (65 and 6.61%).

The median tuition costs in Pasquotank County, NC are $16,000 for private four year colleges, and $1,000 and $5,000 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Pasquotank County, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 12.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,596 (39.6% men and 60.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,596 students enrolled in Pasquotank County, NC, 39.6% men and 60.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,895 records, of which 61.2% were women and 38.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pasquotank County, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 208 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 623 degrees awarded
  2. 340 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of the Albemarle with 623 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 421 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pasquotank County, NC, which is 0.749 times less than the 562 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 507 degrees mean that there were 1.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 296 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($16,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,356) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) 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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pasquotank County, NC was $201,500 in 2022, which is 0.715 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $179,500 to $201,500, a 12.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Pasquotank County, NC is 64.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pasquotank County, NC have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pasquotank County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pasquotank County, NC is $61,411. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pasquotank County, NC was Census Tract 9607.01 with a value of $97,123, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9605.01, with respective values of $85,161 and $71,583.

In 2022, 17.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pasquotank County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.51%.

Property

$201,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,578
$9,902
Median Property Taxes
±$773

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

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Rent vs Own

64.2%
Homeownership
2022
65.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.2% of the housing units in Pasquotank County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9607.01
  2. Census Tract 9606
  3. Census Tract 9605.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pasquotank County, NC was Census Tract 9607.01 with a value of $97,123, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9605.01, with respective values of $85,161 and $71,583.

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

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Household Income

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$61,411
Median Household Income
± $4,876
15.4k
Number of Households
± 964

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.4k households in Pasquotank County, NC grew to $61,411 from the previous year's value of $56,510.

The following chart displays the households in Pasquotank 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 Pasquotank 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 (77%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.27%)

In 2022, 77% of workers in Pasquotank County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (7.27%).

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pasquotank County, NC have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.96% of the workforce in Pasquotank County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pasquotank County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.51%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pasquotank County, NC (4.37k out of 37.7k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pasquotank 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 23.5% of the children was living in poverty in Pasquotank County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 382 in Pasquotank County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 23.3 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.3% of the population of Pasquotank County, NC has health coverage, with 38% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 18.9% on non-group plans, and 4.05% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pasquotank County, NC see 1593 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.441% increase from the previous year (1586 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2243 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 444 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,593 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pasquotank County, NC

Primary care physicians in Pasquotank County, NC see an average of 1,593 patients per year. This represents a 0.441% increase from the previous year (1,586 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.4% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
38%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
18.9%
Non-Group
4.05%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pasquotank County, NC grew by 0.854% from 10.6% to 10.7%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 65.4 in Pasquotank 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 37.6% in Pasquotank County, NC.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.2% in Pasquotank County, NC.

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