Anson County, NC

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2022 Population
22,200
0.84% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
1.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.3%
5.76% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$42,000
5.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$116,300
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,731
4.44% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Anson County, NC had a population of 22.2k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $42,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Anson County, NC declined from 22,388 to 22,200, a −0.84% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,862 to $42,000, a 5.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Anson County, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (47.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), White (Hispanic) (1.82%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%).

None of the households in Anson 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.

98.1% of the residents in Anson County, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anson County, NC are South Piedmont Community College (603 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Anson County, NC was $116,300, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.

Most people in Anson County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Anson County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Anson County, NC is home to a population of 22.2k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.29% of Anson County, NC residents were born outside of the country (731 people).

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.5k people) in Anson County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.82k White (Non-Hispanic) and 474 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Anson County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Anson County, 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 Anson County, NC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.5k ± 173
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.82k ± 41
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    474 ± 174
4.56%
Hispanic Population
1.01k people

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.5k people) in Anson County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.82k White (Non-Hispanic) and 474 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.56% of the people in Anson County, NC are hispanic (1.01k people).

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

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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

3.29%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
731 people
2.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
622 people

As of 2022, 3.29% of Anson County, NC residents (731 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 Anson County, NC was 2.78%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    576 ± 156
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    308 ± 128
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    216 ± 105

Anson County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Anson County, NC employs 8.73k people. The largest industries in Anson County, NC are Manufacturing (2,398 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,206 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (652 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($87,699), Educational Services ($52,568), and Public Administration ($51,250).

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

8.73k
2022 Value
± 707
−4.44%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Anson County, NC declined at a rate of −4.44%, from 9.14k employees to 8.73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anson County, NC, are Production Occupations (1,706 people), Transportation Occupations (731 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (720 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anson County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.73k
2022 Value
± 707
−4.44%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Anson County, NC declined at a rate of −4.44%, from 9.14k employees to 8.73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anson County, NC, are Manufacturing (2,398 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,206 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (652 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anson County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Anson 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

$33,020
Median earning men ± $4,505
$25,278
Median earning women ± $2,407

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($88,352), Public Administration ($56,400), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,641).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($43,943), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,512), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($36,053).

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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. 120
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 85
    Retail Trade
  3. 85
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Anson County, NC went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 51.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.5%), followed by Other (0.384%).

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

In 2022, universities in Anson County, NC awarded 603 degrees. The student population of Anson County, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,208 male students and 2,130 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Anson County, NC are White (353 and 59%), followed by Black or African American (96 and 16.1%), Hispanic or Latino (69 and 11.5%), and Unknown (38 and 6.35%).

The largest universities in Anson County, NC by number of degrees awarded are South Piedmont Community College (603 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Anson County, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (203 and 33.7%), General Business Administration & Management (56 and 9.29%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (49 and 8.13%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,338 students enrolled in Anson County, NC, 36.2% men and 63.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,799 records, of which 60.7% were women and 39.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Anson County, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 203 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
603 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was South Piedmont Community College with 603 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 216 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Anson County, NC, which is 0.558 times less than the 387 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 353 degrees mean that there were 3.68 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 96 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,824) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($191) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,404) 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 Anson County, NC was $116,300 in 2022, which is 0.413 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $100,700 to $116,300, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Anson County, NC is 67.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Anson County, NC have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Anson County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Anson County, NC is $42,000. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Anson County, NC was Census Tract 9202 with a value of $53,269, followed by Census Tract 9206 and Census Tract 9201, with respective values of $47,670 and $38,551.

In 2022, 17% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Anson County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.27%.

Property

$116,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,315
$5,572
Median Property Taxes
±$504

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 Anson County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
Homeownership
2022
59.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.4% of the housing units in Anson County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9202
  2. Census Tract 9206
  3. Census Tract 9201

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anson County, NC was Census Tract 9202 with a value of $53,269, followed by Census Tract 9206 and Census Tract 9201, with respective values of $47,670 and $38,551.

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

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Household Income

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$42,000
Median Household Income
± $4,659
8.27k
Number of Households
± 652

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.27k households in Anson County, NC grew to $42,000 from the previous year's value of $39,862.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Anson 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 (76.9%)
  2. Carpooled (16.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.16%)

In 2022, 76.9% of workers in Anson County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.3%) and those who worked at home (5.16%).

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anson County, NC have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Anson 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 Anson County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Anson County, NC have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Anson County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.27%.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anson County, NC (3.91k out of 20.2k 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 75+ and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Anson 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, 29.3% of the children was living in poverty in Anson County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 428 in Anson County, NC. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 28.2 per 100,000 population.

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Health

87% of the population of Anson County, NC has health coverage, with 32.2% on employee plans, 26.5% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Anson County, NC see 2445 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.09% increase from the previous year (2262 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4819 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1147 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

2,445 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Anson County, NC

Primary care physicians in Anson County, NC see an average of 2,445 patients per year. This represents a 8.09% increase from the previous year (2,262 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Anson 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 23.7% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.4% 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

13%
Uninsured
32.2%
Employer Coverage
26.5%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anson County, NC grew by 19% from 10.9% to 13%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 97.6 in Anson County, NC.

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Health Behaviors

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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 39.5% in Anson County, NC.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.3% in Anson County, NC.

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