Perquimans County, NC

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2022 Population
13,053
0.392% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
49.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
1.74% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,401
11.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$211,100
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Perquimans County, NC had a population of 13.1k people with a median age of 49.8 and a median household income of $59,401. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Perquimans County, NC grew from 13,002 to 13,053, a 0.392% increase and its median household income grew from $53,138 to $59,401, a 11.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Perquimans County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3%), Other (Hispanic) (1.6%), and White (Hispanic) (1.24%).

None of the households in Perquimans 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.

99.1% of the residents in Perquimans County, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Perquimans County, NC was $211,100, and the homeownership rate was 76.6%.

Most people in Perquimans County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Perquimans County, NC was 2 cars per household.

Perquimans County, NC borders .

Population & Diversity

Perquimans County, NC is home to a population of 13.1k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.28% of Perquimans County, NC residents were born outside of the country (298 people).

In 2022, there were 3.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.21k people) in Perquimans County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 391 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Perquimans County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Perquimans County, NC was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Perquimans County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.21k ± 177
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.98k ± 117
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    391 ± 208
3.18%
Hispanic Population
415 people

In 2022, there were 3.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.21k people) in Perquimans County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 391 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.18% of the people in Perquimans County, NC are hispanic (415 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.28%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
298 people
2.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
338 people

As of 2022, 2.28% of Perquimans County, NC residents (298 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 Perquimans County, NC was 2.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    496 ± 123
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    219 ± 94
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    137 ± 82

Perquimans County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Perquimans County, NC employs 5.12k people. The largest industries in Perquimans County, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (736 people), Retail Trade (636 people), and Manufacturing (578 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($73,450), Manufacturing ($71,903), and Finance & Insurance ($71,146).

Occupations

5.12k
2022 Value
± 627
−2.4%
1 Year decline
± 16.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Perquimans County, NC declined at a rate of −2.4%, from 5.25k employees to 5.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Perquimans County, NC, are Management Occupations (623 people), Sales & Related Occupations (546 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (545 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Perquimans County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.12k
2022 Value
± 627
−2.4%
1 Year decline
± 16.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Perquimans County, NC declined at a rate of −2.4%, from 5.25k employees to 5.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Perquimans County, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (736 people), Retail Trade (636 people), and Manufacturing (578 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Perquimans County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Perquimans 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

$50,989
Median earning men ± $6,739
$35,728
Median earning women ± $5,676

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,011), Manufacturing ($78,194), and Public Administration ($62,688).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,135), Public Administration ($57,942), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,000).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 45
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 38
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 35
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

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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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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 Perquimans County, NC was $211,100 in 2022, which is 0.749 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $182,700 to $211,100, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Perquimans County, NC is 76.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Perquimans County, NC have an average commute time of 36.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Perquimans County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$211,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,776
$4,265
Median Property Taxes
±$436

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 Perquimans 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 Perquimans County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.6%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.6% of the housing units in Perquimans County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9202.02
  2. Census Tract 9202.01

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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.
$59,401
Median Household Income
± $6,366
5.57k
Number of Households
± 548

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.57k households in Perquimans County, NC grew to $59,401 from the previous year's value of $53,138.

The following chart displays the households in Perquimans 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 Perquimans County, NC is from Perquimans County, NC.
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In N/A, the income inequality in N/A was N/A according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a N/A N/A from N/A to N/A, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat N/A even. The GINI for N/A was N/A than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed N/A evenly in N/A in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.07%)

In 2022, 82.9% of workers in Perquimans County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.5%) and those who worked at home (5.07%).

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

36.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Perquimans County, NC have a longer commute time (36.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.05% of the workforce in Perquimans 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 Perquimans County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Perquimans County, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Perquimans County, NC (1.72k out of 12.9k 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 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

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

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

89.3% of the population of Perquimans County, NC has health coverage, with 31.6% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 18.7% on Medicare, 19% on non-group plans, and 2.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Perquimans County, NC see 6834 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (6732 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 13130 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1641 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,834 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Perquimans County, NC

Primary care physicians in Perquimans County, NC see an average of 6,834 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (6,732 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Perquimans 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 20.2% under 18 years, 12.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 28% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
31.6%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
18.7%
Medicare
19%
Non-Group
2.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Perquimans County, NC grew by 8.11% from 9.87% to 10.7%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2023, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Perquimans County, NC.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2023, 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 34.4% in Perquimans County, NC.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.9% in Perquimans County, NC.

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