Hyde County, NC

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2022 Population
4,636
1.3% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.8
1.52% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
29.9%
23.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$43,724
9.99% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$105,300
10.9% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Hyde County, NC had a population of 4.64k people with a median age of 46.8 and a median household income of $43,724. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hyde County, NC declined from 4,697 to 4,636, a −1.3% decrease and its median household income declined from $48,577 to $43,724, a −9.99% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hyde County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.24%), Other (Hispanic) (2.2%), and White (Hispanic) (1.86%).

None of the households in Hyde 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.

96.8% of the residents in Hyde County, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hyde County, NC was $105,300, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%.

Most people in Hyde County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hyde County, NC was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Hyde County, NC is home to a population of 4.64k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.98% of Hyde County, NC residents were born outside of the country (231 people).

In 2022, there were 1.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.64k people) in Hyde County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 382 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
95%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Hyde County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hyde County, NC was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hyde County, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.64k ± 272
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.32k ± 264
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    382 ± 229
12.4%
Hispanic Population
573 people

In 2022, there were 1.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.64k people) in Hyde County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 382 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.4% of the people in Hyde County, NC are hispanic (573 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.98%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
231 people
6.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
301 people

As of 2022, 4.98% of Hyde County, NC residents (231 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 Hyde County, NC was 6.41%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    108 ± 114
  2. Vietnam
    100 ± 72
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    4 ± 21

Hyde County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hyde County, NC employs 1.41k people. The largest industries in Hyde County, NC are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (261 people), Manufacturing (208 people), and Public Administration (200 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($62,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,357), and Public Administration ($57,143).

Occupations

1.41k
2022 Value
± 332
−12.5%
1 Year decline
± 36.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hyde County, NC declined at a rate of −12.5%, from 1.61k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hyde County, NC, are Management Occupations (276 people), Production Occupations (199 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (155 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hyde County, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.41k
2022 Value
± 332
−12.5%
1 Year decline
± 36.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hyde County, NC declined at a rate of −12.5%, from 1.61k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hyde County, NC, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (261 people), Manufacturing (208 people), and Public Administration (200 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hyde County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Hyde 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

$45,625
Median earning men ± $18,185
$18,411
Median earning women ± $3,425

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($62,500), Construction ($56,250), and Manufacturing ($45,906).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,650), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($16,449), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($15,000).

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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. 57
    Retail Trade
  2. 46
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 35
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hyde County, NC went to Donald J. Trump with 56.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (42%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.682%).

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.

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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.

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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

The median property value in Hyde County, NC was $105,300 in 2022, which is 0.374 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $118,200 to $105,300, a 10.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hyde County, NC is 70.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hyde County, NC have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hyde County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$105,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$26,379
$1,418
Median Property Taxes
±$316

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hyde County, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
Homeownership
2022
65.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.8% of the housing units in Hyde County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.7%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$43,724
Median Household Income
± $13,650
2k
Number of Households
± 393

In 2022, the median household income of the 2k households in Hyde County, NC declined from $43,724 from the previous year's value of $48,577.

The following chart displays the households in Hyde 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hyde 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 (73.5%)
  2. Carpooled (18.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.77%)

In 2022, 73.5% of workers in Hyde County, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.5%) and those who worked at home (3.77%).

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

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hyde County, NC have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.71% of the workforce in Hyde 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 Hyde County, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hyde County, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

29.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hyde County, NC (1.21k out of 4.04k 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 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hyde County, NC is White, followed by Black 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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Health

86.2% of the population of Hyde County, NC has health coverage, with 24.2% on employee plans, 28.7% on Medicaid, 20.9% on Medicare, 9.8% on non-group plans, and 2.65% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.8% were men and 56.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 10.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.8% were men and 56.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
24.2%
Employer Coverage
28.7%
Medicaid
20.9%
Medicare
9.8%
Non-Group
2.65%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hyde County, NC declined by 29.4% from 19.5% to 13.8%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 Hyde County, NC.

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