Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
100,759
2.17% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43
0.232% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.47%
2.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,981
15.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$284,000
15% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
41,529
1.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC had a population of 101k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $77,981. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC grew from 98,618 to 100,759, a 2.17% increase and its median household income grew from $67,440 to $77,981, a 15.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.02%), White (Hispanic) (2.79%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.74%).

None of the households in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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.

97.6% of the residents in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are Sandhills Community College (817 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC was $284,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%.

Most people in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC is home to a population of 101k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.93% of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC residents were born outside of the country (4.97k people).

In 2022, there were 7.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.8k people) in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.05k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    76.8k ± 288
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.3k ± 463
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.05k ± 590
7.33%
Hispanic Population
7.38k people

In 2022, there were 7.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.8k people) in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.05k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.33% of the people in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are hispanic (7.38k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for North Carolina.
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

4.93%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.97k people
5.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.97k people

As of 2022, 4.93% of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC residents (4.97k 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 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC was 5.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,534 ± 515
  2. Vietnam
    2,366 ± 332
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,236 ± 294

Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC employs 41.5k people. The largest industries in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,518 people), Retail Trade (4,213 people), and Educational Services (4,009 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($65,943), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,292), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,931).

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

41.5k
2022 Value
± 1,724
1.79%
1 Year growth
± 5.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 40.8k employees to 41.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC, are Management Occupations (4,449 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,365 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,626 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.5k
2022 Value
± 1,724
1.79%
1 Year growth
± 5.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 40.8k employees to 41.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,518 people), Retail Trade (4,213 people), and Educational Services (4,009 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC, though some of these residents may live in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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

$47,225
Median earning men ± $4,485
$34,514
Median earning women ± $1,982

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,700), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,316), and Public Administration ($61,201).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($66,389), Public Administration ($52,721), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,425).

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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. 1,052
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 554
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 539
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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.

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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 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC awarded 817 degrees. The student population of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,408 male students and 2,370 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are White (478 and 59%), followed by Black or African American (113 and 14%), Hispanic or Latino (107 and 13.2%), and Unknown (56 and 6.91%).

The largest universities in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC by number of degrees awarded are Sandhills Community College (817 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (304 and 37.2%), Registered Nursing (60 and 7.34%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (53 and 6.49%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,778 students enrolled in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC, 37.3% men and 62.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,964 records, of which 59.2% were women and 40.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 304 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
817 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sandhills Community College with 817 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 283 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC, which is 0.53 times less than the 534 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 478 degrees mean that there were 4.23 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 113 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,598) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($166) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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 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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC was $284,000 in 2022, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $247,000 to $284,000, a 15% increase. The homeownership rate in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC is 77.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC is $77,981. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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.

Property

$284,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,843
$32,227
Median Property Taxes
±$1,401

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

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

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.1% of the housing units in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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.
$77,981
Median Household Income
± $3,531
41.8k
Number of Households
± 1,665

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.8k households in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC grew to $77,981 from the previous year's value of $67,440.

The following chart displays the households in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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 (76.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.59%)

In 2022, 76.5% of workers in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.59%).

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

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.25% of the workforce in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, 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 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC (9.38k out of 99k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

91.7% of the population of Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC has health coverage, with 33.6% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 19.3% on non-group plans, and 9.89% 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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.33%
Uninsured
33.6%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
18.3%
Medicare
19.3%
Non-Group
9.89%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC declined by 3.23% from 8.6% to 8.33%.

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