North Carolina State

North Carolina is a state in Southeastern United States.

The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 10th most populous of the 50 United States.

North Carolina is known as the Tar Heel State and the Old North State.

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As of 2012, North Carolina has a total population of 9,303,990 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.55%.

The median home price North Carolina is $144,040 with the median age of the buyer being 24. Homes in North Carolina have appreciatied over the last by -3.67%.

Public schools in North Carolina spend approximately $4,725 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 14.5.

North Carolina has an unemployment rate of 10.70%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -5.12% with a projected future job growth of 19.06%.

North Carolina has an average commute time of 25.9 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) North Carolina is a 6 in violent crime and a 7 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in North Carolina, 49.700% of people are Democrats, 49.380% are Republicans and 0.920% are registered Independent.

North Carolina People


In 2012, the population of North Carolina was 9,303,990. North Carolina has a population density of 191 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in North Carolina

The median age in North Carolina is 36.9, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.95% of the population of North Carolina, while females make up 51.05% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in North Carolina is 2.46 people across 3,660,988. 60.15% of people are married in North Carolina while 39.85% are single.

Local PopulationNorth CarolinaUnited States
Population Density19187
Population Change15.55%9.00%
Median Age36.936.8
Household Size2.462.59
Male Population48.95%49.34%
Female Population51.05%50.66%
Married Population60.15%57.41%
Single Population39.85%42.59%

North Carolina Economy

Households by IncomeNorth CarolinaUnited States
Income Less than $15,00014.23%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00011.70%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00012.29%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00016.76%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00010.89%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0009.16%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0003.49%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0001.05%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.42%0.70%
Population by OccupationNorth CarolinaUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations13.01%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations19.20%20.28%
Sales and Office25.01%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.72%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance10.85%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving17.97%14.39%
Local EconomyNorth CarolinaUnited States
Unemployment Rate10.70%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-5.12%-4.06%
Future Job Growth19.06%21.68%
Sales Taxes6.75%6.80%
Income Taxes8.25%6.25%
Income per Capita$23,887$26,372
Household Income$45,764$51,660

North Carolina Housing


As of 2012, North Carolina consisted of 26.20% renters and 61.43% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -3.67% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

North Carolina HousingNorth CarolinaUnited States
Median Home Cost$144,040$183,450
Median Home Age2433
Home Appreciation-3.67%-5.21%
Homes Owned61.43%60.14%
Housing Vacancy12.37%10.50%
Homes Rented26.20%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$7.63$11.20
North Carolina Homes by ValueNorth CarolinaUnited States
Less Than $20,0004.09%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9995.29%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9996.16%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9997.85%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,99910.07%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99924.44%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99915.70%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99914.84%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9995.65%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9992.45%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9992.16%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.55%2.07%
North Carolina Homes by Year BuiltNorth CarolinaUnited States
1939 or Earlier5.80%12.87%
1940 to 19494.45%6.21%
1950 to 19597.79%10.80%
1960 to 196910.52%12.04%
1970 to 197914.93%16.14%
1980 to 198916.37%14.11%
1990 to 19948.54%6.29%
1995 to 19989.93%6.33%
1999 to October 200521.67%15.21%

North Carolina Religion


44.14% of the people in North Carolina declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

North Carolina ReligionsNorth CarolinaUnited States
Declared Religious44.14%48.34%
Other Christian4.16%5.20%

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