Weldon, NC

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2020 Population
1,668
2.74% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36.8
5.88% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
28.3%
15.8% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$38,333
15.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$86,700
15.8% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
614
10.6% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Weldon, NC had a population of 1.67k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $38,333. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Weldon, NC declined from 1,715 to 1,668, a −2.74% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,173 to $38,333, a 15.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Weldon, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (74.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (22.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%), Other (Hispanic) (0.899%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.18%).

None of the households in Weldon, 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.

99.6% of the residents in Weldon, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Weldon, NC are Halifax Community College (419 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Weldon, NC was $86,700, and the homeownership rate was 54%.

Most people in Weldon, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Weldon, NC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Weldon, NC is home to a population of 1.67k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.719% of Weldon, NC residents were born outside of the country (12 people).

In 2020, there were 3.34 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.25k people) in Weldon, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 374 White (Non-Hispanic) and 27 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.6% of Weldon, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Weldon, NC was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Weldon, NC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.25k ± 328
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    374 ± 142
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    27 ± 26.5
1.08%
Hispanic Population
18 people

In 2020, there were 3.34 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.25k people) in Weldon, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 374 White (Non-Hispanic) and 27 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.08% of the people in Weldon, NC are hispanic (18 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    224,275 ± 11,501 people
  2. India
    74,765 ± 6,689 people
  3. Honduras
    37,815 ± 4,766 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 224,275 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 74,765 and Honduras with 37,815.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.719%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
12 people
0.933%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
16 people

As of 2020, 0.719% of Weldon, NC residents (12 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Weldon, NC was 0.933%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12 ± 20
  2. World War II
    9 ± 13
  3. Korea
    5 ± 6

Weldon, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Weldon, NC employs 614 people. The largest industries in Weldon, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (129 people), Retail Trade (107 people), and Manufacturing (83 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($46,458), Educational Services ($43,365), and Public Administration ($35,976).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,357. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

614
2020 Value
± 140
−10.6%
1 Year decline
± 35%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Weldon, NC declined at a rate of −10.6%, from 687 employees to 614 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Weldon, NC, are Sales & Related Occupations (78 people), Production Occupations (64 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (60 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Weldon, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

614
2020 Value
± 140
−10.6%
1 Year decline
± 35%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Weldon, NC declined at a rate of −10.6%, from 687 employees to 614 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Weldon, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (129 people), Retail Trade (107 people), and Manufacturing (83 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Weldon, NC, though some of these residents may live in Weldon, 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

$29,779
Median earning men ± $11,024
$28,625
Median earning women ± $10,988

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,813), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,250), and Public Administration ($35,885).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Retail Trade ($43,393), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,688), and Manufacturing ($25,795).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $53.9B
  2. $49B
  3. $48.7B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.9B, followed by Machinery ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($48.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$488B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
89.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $488B. This is expected to increase 89.6% to $926B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $35.1B
  2. $27B
  3. $18.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $35.1B, followed by Virginia with $27B and Georgia and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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 13 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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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 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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In 2020, universities in Weldon, NC awarded 419 degrees. The student population of Weldon, NC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 310 male students and 678 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Weldon, NC are Black or African American (247 and 58.9%), followed by White (126 and 30.1%), American Indian or Alaska Native (16 and 3.82%), and Unknown (16 and 3.82%).

The largest universities in Weldon, NC by number of degrees awarded are Halifax Community College (419 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Weldon, NC are Other Electromechanical, Instrumentation, & Maintenance Technology (50 and 11.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (49 and 11.7%), and Welding Technology (36 and 8.59%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 988 students enrolled in Weldon, NC, 31.4% men and 68.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 444 records, of which 66% were women and 34% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 49 degree-majors awarded
  2. 20 degree-majors awarded
  3. 18 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Weldon, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 49 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Weldon, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
419 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Halifax Community College with 419 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 229 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Weldon, NC, which is 1.21 times more than the 190 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 247 degrees mean that there were 1.96 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 126 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 2020.

Public, 2-year ($176) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.849% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.733% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.14M), Some college (1.89M), and Bachelors Degree (1.54M).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Weldon, NC was $86,700 in 2020, which is 0.377 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $103,000 to $86,700, a 15.8% decrease. The homeownership rate in Weldon, NC is 54%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Weldon, NC have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Weldon, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$86,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$15,452
$337
Median Property Taxes
±$79

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

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

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Rent vs Own

54%
Homeownership
2020
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54% of the housing units in Weldon, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.4%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9301
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Weldon, 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.
$38,333
Median Household Income
± $11,292
624
Number of Households
± 130

In 2020, the median household income of the 624 households in Weldon, NC grew to $38,333 from the previous year's value of $33,173.

The following chart displays the households in Weldon, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Weldon, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2020 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2020, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.395% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.4%)
  2. Carpooled (20.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.61%)

In 2020, 72.4% of workers in Weldon, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (20.5%) and those who worked at home (3.61%).

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

20.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Weldon, NC have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.07% of the workforce in Weldon, 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 Weldon, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Weldon, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Weldon, NC (458 out of 1.62k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Weldon, NC is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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84.6% of the population of Weldon, NC has health coverage, with 32.2% on employee plans, 27.9% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Halifax County, NC see 1945 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.37% increase from the previous year (1900 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2778 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 641 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,945 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Halifax County, NC

Primary care physicians in Halifax County, NC see an average of 1,945 patients per year. This represents a 2.37% increase from the previous year (1,900 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Halifax County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 41.2% were men and 58.8% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

15.4%
Uninsured
32.2%
Employer Coverage
27.9%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Weldon, NC grew by 0.793% from 15.3% to 15.4%.

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