Dunn, NC

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
34.2
0.885% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
17%
5.74% 1-year decrease

About

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dunn, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.72%), Other (Hispanic) (5.11%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%).

None of the households in Dunn, 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.

Most people in Dunn, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Dunn, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

In 2018, there were 3.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.5k people) in Dunn, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dunn, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80.5k ± 157
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    26.5k ± 539
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.46k ± 865
12.4%
Hispanic Population
16.2k people

In 2018, there were 3.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.5k people) in Dunn, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.4% of the people in Dunn, NC are hispanic (16.2k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.01%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.83k people
5.79%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
7.46k people

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,682 ± 464
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,473 ± 376
  3. Vietnam
    2,388 ± 238

Dunn, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dunn, NC employs N/A people. The largest industries in Dunn, NC are , and the highest paying industries are .

Occupations

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dunn, NC, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dunn, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dunn, NC, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dunn, NC, though some of these residents may live in Dunn, 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

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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. 616
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 373
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 351
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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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.

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 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

People in Dunn, NC have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dunn, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dunn, NC is N/A. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Dunn, NC was Wake County, NC with a value of $96,734, followed by Union County, NC and Orange County, NC, with respective values of $95,533 and $85,785.

Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dunn, NC was Wake County, NC with a value of $96,734, followed by Union County, NC and Orange County, NC, with respective values of $95,533 and $85,785.

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

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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45.1k
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Dunn, 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 Dunn, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (86.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.26%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.03%)

In 2018, 86.6% of workers in Dunn, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.26%) and those who worked at home (3.03%).

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

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dunn, NC have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Dunn, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Dunn, NC compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dunn, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dunn, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dunn, NC (21.5k out of 127k 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 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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

88.7% of the population of Dunn, NC has health coverage, with 32.2% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 9.17% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 14.5% 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).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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

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Uninsured People

11.3%
Uninsured
32.2%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
9.17%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
14.5%
Military or VA

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

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